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Online sessions on “How to Make Your Immune System Strong” by BK Hansa (USA) (Hindi)

8 July 2020

Texas ( USA ): BK Dr Hansa shared insights into “How to Make Your Immune System Strong” in Live Stream classes with Brahma Kumaris in Baroda, Gujarat.  It is a two-part class in Hindi with illustrations.

During Dr. Hansa’s 50+ year medical career, 98% of her patients acknowledged experiencing a traumatic life crisis or situation that created severe anger prior to contracting a serious, life-threatening illness.  The good news is that it is in our own hands to reverse the course of serious illness through meditation, diet, exercise, and most importantly learning how to forgive.

 BK Dr Hansa is the Area Coordinator for Brahma Kumaris in Texas, USA.

 Video links below:

Part 1

Part 2



Free Self Development Online Series: “Become the Master of your Life!” starts July 8

8 July 2020

Cupertino, California ( USA ): This is an invite for a free online self development series, “Become the Master of your Life”. Most of us would agree that we create our own destiny, yet there are times when we feel handicapped that somebody else has the command over our destiny. A feeling of being a victim arises when we think that the reins of our life are in somebody else’s hand. That somebody else could be a person, circumstance, fortune, universe, planet, or God. The blame game starts, and life feels miserable and unfair.

In this series, we will deeply understand the reasons for losing control over life, factors that inhibit and facilitate control over life, and steps to regain control back. We will also use real life examples below to practice the learning of gaining control back over life.

Tough relationship where someone is constantly bossing us around or treating us poorly
Bad health controlling our ability to pursue hobbies and passions
Inner weakness (weak personality traits or habits) have taken over and are preventing me from doing well in life

Date and Timing: A series of four classes starts on Jul 8th (Wed) from 6:30 to 7:30 pm and the next three classes will be on Jul 15, 22, and 29th at the same time.

Registration: Please send an email to for virtually joining this series.

My Personal Experience: Little did I know that I had lost the reins of my life to many things (bad habits, people, situations, etc) and was living an average or below-average life. It's not like my life was miserable, overall I was happy and had everything in life. Yet, many times I felt that life was unfair, or I did not have the free will to do everything I wanted. The gems of knowledge disclosed to me at Brahma Kumaris are steadily freeing me from my own cage. My confidence is growing because it is getting enough oxygen of freedom to choose and live life like I want. I was my best friend sometimes and my worst enemy many times.

Source of the teachings and Raja Yoga Meditation technique: Brahma Kumaris, a non-profit organization.



Zoom Into Peace Village for Retreats, Courses and Meditations July 13 through Aug 15

7 July 2020

Click here to download the schedule with hyperlinks.



Final Daily Meditation for the New Normal with Sister Shireen Chadda: Blissipline

6 July 2020

30 June - Blisscipline [08:52]


Tampa, Florida ( USA ):  For the month of June, Brahma Kumaris Tampa presented a great series of insights and meditations to help souls live more contemplatively in this unprecedented time. The “New you for the New Normal” meditation series was designed to support souls as they emerged from their seclusion with the feeling of a new normal settling in. It was run daily for the whole month with topics that inspired conscious and courageous self-transformation. The presenters were: BK Shireen, BK Karen, BK Tara, BK Virali, BK Jaymini, BK Liz and BK Anne O’Hare. It was well attended, particularly during the weeknights.

These meditations are designed for the general public. The 30 meditations which were featured one a day for the month of June took people on a journey from relaxation to self-realization.

New Normal Mediation series: Full Playlist of Meditations

The videos are featured in the “New you for the New Normal” Series and Release your wings YouTube channel.



REPLAYS OF Recent Programs at the Meditation Museum 30 June through 5 July

6 July 2020

05 July - Power to Tolerate [1:09:30]

03 July - Broken Trust - How to Mend It [1:14:41]

03 July - The Game of Relationships [1:12:51]

02 July - Breaking Out of Our Comfort Zones [1:02:47]

30 June - Stopping Unnecessary Thoughts [1:09:14]



REPLAYS of Recent online Programs at the Los Angeles Meditation Center 26 June through 3 July

6 July 2020

03 July - Class by Vandanaben (Shantivan)  [01:31:01]


03 July - English Murli and Class by Chadrakala Didi  [01:15:16]


03 July - Language of God Lesson 11 by Sister Elizabeth Haddad  [01:24:34]


03 July - Anger to Peace Workshop (Part 2) by Sister Sneha  [59:00]


03 July - Anger to Peace Workshop (Part 1) by Sister Sneha  [01:38:35]


03 July - Class by Sushma Didi (Jaipur)  [59:00]


03 July - Sharing about Mama by Asha Didi (ORC) [1:03:29]


26 June - Language of God Lesson 9 by Sister Elizabeth Haddad  [1:21:46]


26 June - Language of God Lesson 8 by Sister Elizabeth Haddad ([1:21:26]



REPLAYS of "From Wall Street to Wellness" at the Manhattan Meditation Center, July 2 and 4

6 July 2020

04 July - De Wall Street al Bienestar [01:02:15]

02 July - Wall Street to Wellness [01:02:15]



Replays of Recent Programs at the Miami Meditation Center June 29 to July 4

6 July 2020

04 July – Online Lucinda Drayton Concert LIVE for Miami 4th of July [56:45]

04 July - If you plan on changing... The time is Now  By Craig  [17:55]


03 July - Miami Screening: 8 Postures of the Heart - The greatest story of all between the SOUL and GOD [55:24]


03 July - Life's a breeze when we learn to lighten up By Meredith [19:26]


02 July - The Feeling of Belonging - An interview with Veronica (Waddy) [20:39]


30 June - THINK RIGHT - The Secret of Inner Beauty with By Dev & Vijai [21:02]


30 June - Rompiendo el hechizo de mi propia ilusion By Amar [16:51]


29 June - Teaser: 8 Postures of the Heart - The greatest story of all between the SOUL and GOD [01:56]



Brahma Kumaris Florida Service News - June 2020

3 July 2020



PV Pilgrims: USA Teachers Retreat

June 13-14: Sr. Waddy along with Florida instruments who passed the 1 second drill of waving to the rest of the family. Sr. Waddy also co-facilitated a session on "Service & Relationships" along with Sr. Kala and Sr. Gita.


Sr. Mohini and Avyakti Family Visits Miami Center:


June: It was very special to welcome Sr. Mohini and dear family to Baba's home in Miami as a part of the series Complete Purity: Eternal & Original SelfSr. Mohini had inaugurated the current home 30 years ago and June 5th was also the 35th-anniversary of Baba's center in Miami.


Lovely visit to BK Miami Meditation Center





Fathers Day brings the Family together while social distancing


Click here for full report with photos.




Replays of Recent online Programs at the Los Angeles Meditation Center

30 June 2020

22 June - English Murli Revision by Sister Anjani (New York) [1:09:18]

22 June - Hindi Class by Madhuben (ORC, Delhi) [1:16:57]

22 June - Hindi Murli and Class by Pravinaben (Shantivan) [1:09:57]

20 June - Class by BK Shrikanth Bhai, Madhuban SPARC wing (Hindi) [1:38:03]

18 June - Cooking with Love with Sr Vino [2:59]

13 June - English Murli and Experience Sharing by Sr Hussain (ORC-Delhi) [1:20:05]

11 June - 'Invoking The 8 Powers of the Soul' Yoga Bhatti, narrated by Sr Vino [52:50]



Replays of Recent programs on Release Your Wings

30 June 2020

29 June - Ocean of Wisdom [10:26]

28 June - Spiritual Magician [13:26]

27 June - This Fond Embrace [11:51]

26 June - Will Power [12:38]

25 June - The Art of Letting-go [12:05]

24 June - Dial R for Reality  [12:4e]

23 June - Adaptability  [13:13]

22 June - Stop Mind Chatter  [14:21]



REPLAYS OF Recent Programs at the Meditation Museum

30 June 2020

27 June - Everyday Karma [1:11:33]

26 June - You Are What You Believe [1:05:10]

25 June - Humility in Practice [1:14:23]

24 June - Access Your Inner Wisdom [1:24:02]

23 June - Living without Complaints [1:12:46]

22 June - Meditation Monday: Cultivate Abundance [1:08:06]

21 June - World Peace Meditation Hour [1:04:56]

21 June - 20 June - Beyond Limits [1:07:13]

19 June - Loneliness and Belonging & Special #Juneteenth Segment  [1:19:55]



REPLAYS of Recent Online Events at the Manhattan Meditation Center

29 June 2020

28 June - Powerboost Meditation - Feeling Great with Sr Anjani [16:20]

28 June - Maintain Inner Stability through Changing Perspective and Attitude with Sister Carmen Palmer [18:12]

27 June - Seeing Through the Lens of Gratitude by Sr. Susan Pollock [17:57]

27 June - Being Part of the Ascending Energy with Br Dev Lingadevaru [2:11]

26 June - Compassion with Sister Mary from Chicago [16:14]

25 June - How Often Do you Scrub Your Soul? with Sister Rona [1:05:23]



REPLAY of Webinar: Choose Stillness Over Illness, Milpitas Center

29 June 2020

Click on above image to play [1:10:53]



Replays of Recent Programs at the Miami Meditation Center

29 June 2020

26 June - Apply what you know - an intergenerational conversation with Srs Kathy and Meeta [25:41]

25 June - Self Change Inspires World Change with Sr Meredithv[27:10]

24 June - What's Behind the Masks Interview with Veronica McHugh [20:00]

23 June - Pasos de Bebe...Pasos de Gigantes with Sr Marjorie [19:23]

22 June - Inner Unity with Brothers Dev and Vijay [21:10]

21 June: A Fathers Journey: World Peace Meditation [1:23:27]

Miami, Florida ( USA ):A Father’s Journey” with BK Craig was held on Father’s Day in conjunction with World Peace Meditation and International Yoga Day.  BK Craig teaches both Hatha and Raja Yoga meditation and the program included breathwork and a special appearance by Craig’s 11-year-old daughter, Malaika.

Kathy interviewed Craig on his experience of fatherhood and he shared the most important qualities as told to him by his children: Patience, Kindness, Respect, Responsibility, and Trust. It was explored how ‘Not knowing or having closeness to a father’ can cause great pain. Ultimately, it is the knowledge of the One Father that fills the soul with the Love we seek.



“Enhancing Inner Resilience and Immunity through Meditation”REPLAY

29 June 2020

India Foundation of Metropolitan Princeton (IFMP), New Jersey, USA, cordially invites you all to a replay of a Motivational Webinar Open for all on




SPEAKER: Rajyogini Dr. BK Sunita, PhD, Senior Rajyoga Teacher, Renowned Management Consultant, Brahma Kumaris Headquarters, Rajasthan, India



RECORDING of “Enhancing Joy in our Family” – Webinar held on June 27

29 June 2020

Maheshwari Mahasabha of North America (MMNA), Canada Chapter, cordially invites you all to watch the replay of a Zoom webinar on the topic “Enhancing Joy in our Family” featuring Rajyogini Dr. BK Sunita Didi, PhD, Senior Rajyoga Teacher from India as speaker

Click on above image to play[1:27:40]



Online- Health and Well Being; Meditation courses Punjabi and English at Anubhuti Retreat Center in California

24 June 2020

Click here to download Online- Health and Well Being; Meditation courses Punjabi and Englishat Anubhuti Retreat Center in California



Living Values Education Newsletter, June 2020

22 June 2020

Click here to download Living Values Education Newsletter, June 2020



Learning to Meditate - 3 day course - Letter for centers and classes

22 June 2020

Dear Instruments for Baba's huge task, Om Shanti

It was Sister Mohini's inspiration to have a 3-day course on learning to meditate as a response to the need of souls at this time. This would be a special gift from the BKs to the general public, especially those  who do not necessarily want to commit to a 7-days foundation course filled with lots of knowledge.

The course has been tried at Baba's Manhattan center and a teachers manual has been developed. During the USA Teachers retreat Sr Kala and Sr Rona introduced it. 

We are planning to organize an orientation through Zoom and make the manual available for those who are interested. Please contact sister Rona at the Manhattan center ( if you or any of the instruments at your center are interested in getting familiar with the course and want to offer it to the public. All names should be approved and communicated by the CCs. Please communicate your interest by June 25th 2020.

Some info about the course:
 3-session Meditation Course, based on Raja Yoga knowledge 
➢ An experiential course to learn and practice meditation with 4 steps
➢ Explore and experiment with a spiritual perspective of self and of life 

The Meditation Course covers the following aspects of the Raja Yoga knowledge: 
1) soul and approaches to the practice of soul consciousness 
2) the Home of souls and the family of souls 
3) the Supreme Soul 
4) consciousness with which to approach drama 
5) the enemy: Maya and Ravan 

(The faculties of the soul will not be discussed in detail since that is explained in detail in the foundation course, which people can do as a follow-up of this Meditation Course.)  

1) This is not for BK's with no teaching experience. Preferably be an experienced teacher, or at least a new teacher with love for murli,  for yoga, and for experimenting in yoga. 
2) You should be prepared to do live guided meditation commentaries before and during the sessions. Not play pre-recorded commentaries, especially not of others.
3)  The aim is for the course to be experiential which means that the teacher/facilitator has to experience every word she/he speaks, whether explaining or whether guiding a meditation. This requires knowing, understanding and experiencing the depth of the themes yourself and playing/experimenting with this on an ongoing basis. 
4) Attitude of brotherhood and equality. These are your long lost and dearest brothers who have come back to Baba for their right and their inheritance. See everyone with that vision and attitude. 
5)  The teacher/facilitator should be able to make the course appealing to participants from all types of backgrounds. 
Be able to use, as much as possible, universal terminology, imagery, and concepts. Or at least you should be able to use concepts that are suitable for the culture and society you are addressing (this might require getting to know habits, perspectives and behaviors of people from other backgrounds). For example: what is considered respectful in one culture may not be seen like that in another and vice versa.
Another example: instead of stressing the name 'Shiva,' it might be more useful to have participants understand and experience God's nature and qualities, understand and experience a sense of belonging to the Supreme, understand and experience Him as light and the eternal Parent of the soul, to have participants understand what God does and does not do.

Those interested in the manual and a group orientation through Zoom, contact sister Rona and before June 25th 2020.

In Baba's loving remembrance,
Manhattan Meditation Center



REPLAY: Riddle of Expectations, Talk by BK Dr Prashant Kakoday on 6th June

22 June 2020

REPLAY LINK:  [1:06:50]



REPLAY: Awaken Your Inner Wisdom with Sr Jayanti

22 June 2020

REPLAY LINK:  [56:34]



REPLAY: CLEAN THE MIND, GREEN THE EARTH - on World Environment Day (Talk in English) Speaker - BK Supriya (Mount Abu, India)

22 June 2020

REPLAY LINK:  [1:15:14]



REPLAY: “Sweet Silence” Online Talk by Sister Judi Rich on Saturday, June 20

20 June 2020




Guidelines for Re-opening Centers in the Americas

18 June 2020

The objective of this downloadable document is to provide guidelines for Brahma Kumaris centers so they can safely reactivate face-to-face activities during the current emergency, as long as local government authorities allow it.

The center’s activities will be mostly offered online. The return to face-to-face activities must guarantee the health of students, teachers and general population.


Brahma Kumaris New York Regional Office



Protocols for Opening Brahma Kumaris Centers During Covid19



Welcome to the new series " ORIGINAL DIVINE SELF : A DEITY"

16 June 2020

Dear Brahmin Family,
Om Shanti & Greetings from NY !!!

Welcome to the new series  "ORIGINAL DIVINE SELF : A DEITY"

Avyakti Parivar has invited you to schedule Zoom meeting

Join Zoom Meeting with one click link:

Find your local number:

Click here to download scehdule for the Program

1. Please turn your zoom video on during the zoom session.
2. Please keep camera position with proper angle.
3. Dress code : white

Translation: Translation available in different languages (Hindi ,English , Tamil , French ,Portuguese)
Please find attachment for zoom guideline
1. How to join Audio - Click here
2. How to select or change language Interpretation - Click here

Thank you 
--Avyakti Parivar



REPLAY - How to Be Free - Zoom Webinar with Sister Gayatri on 13th June

15 June 2020




Accurate Remembrance Series with Sr Rona Schweitz

15 June 2020

Click on the above image to play (audio only).

The full series can be listened to here:-

Or on the free Angel of Shiva Mobile App (Android).
Download Link :




Online Retreats, Courses and More at Peace Village

10 June 2020

"Please download the full schedule of Online Retreats, Courses and More at Peace Village Over the Summer Months here."



Brahma Kumaris Florida Service News - May 2020

5 June 2020

Inviting All Floridians.....


and while this is a gift for Florida, we invite our friends from around the world to participate and hold the intention of global mind change.

Bring Your #Presence and #Passion for these daily #15minute meditations for the month of #June from 8 am EDT

Premiered via #ReleaseYourWings YouTube & FaceBook 


Inviting Floridians for Morning Meditations for the #NewNormal




Tuesday Night Insight Series


Discovering the Sweet Silence Within

This 4 part series took a practical approach, by using the spiritual science of Raja Yoga Meditation to access, experience, and begin to feel comfortable in the sweet silence of our own heart. Sessions included discussion, meditation, practice, feedback, and homework. They were facilitated by Anne O'Hare.


El Poder Interno es el Preludio del Discernimiento

(Inner Power a Prelude to Discernment)


This Spanish class facilitated by Liz Velazquez, helped souls access more of their inner power, innate wisdom and discernment. The session explored the potential of the power within through learning and mediation. This class was offered via Zoom and Liz was joined by souls all over Florida and Latin here for full report with pictures.





Taking Charge of Your Health with Dr. David Hanscom & Sister Jenna

5 June 2020

Dr. David Hanscom joins Sister Jenna to discuss the essence of healing and how we can take control of our health.

Dr. David Hanscom is an orthopedic complex spinal deformity surgeon who quit his practice and is on a mission to re-introduce true healing into medicine. He believes that doctors should spend quality time with their patients so they can listen and understand their situation.

He is the author of Back in Control: A Surgeon’s Roadmap Out of Chronic Pain and his most recent book, Do You Really Need Spine Surgery? Take Control with a Spine Surgeon's Advice. Visit

This program was streamed live on 2nd June. You can watch it here:



The Power of Eight - Intention Magnifies with Sister Jenna and Lynne McTaggart

5 June 2020

When individuals in a group focus their intention together on a single target, a powerful collective dynamic emerges that can heal longstanding conditions, mend fractured relationships, lower violence, and even rekindle life purpose. But the greatest untold truth of all is that group intention has a mirror effect, not only affecting the recipient but also reflecting back on the senders.

The Power of Eight provides that there is such a thing as a collective consciousness which you can learn to use and unleash the power you hold inside of you to heal your own life and to help others heal.

This program was streamed live on 3rd June. You can watch it here:

Lynne McTaggart, one of the central authorities on the new science and consciousness, is the award-winning author of seven books, including her newest book, The Power of Eight. She is consistently listed as one of the world's 100 most spiritually influential people. As the architect of the Intention Experiments, a web-based 'global laboratory,' Lynne was prominently featured in the plotline of Dan Brown's blockbuster The Lost Symbol.

She is also editorial director of What Doctors Don't Tell You, one of the world's most respected US health magazines which has been awarded Best and Most Popular Website of the year for Health and Wellbeing and was also named Ethical Business of the Year. A highly sought-after public speaker, who has spoken in nearly every continent, Lynne has also appeared in many documentaries, including What the Bleep?! Down the Rabbit Hole, I Am, The Abundance Factor, and The Healing Field. She is a member of both the Transformational Leadership Council and the Evolutionary Leadership Council. Visit



The Eternal You - Meditations for the New Normal

5 June 2020

The Eternal You premieres on 6th June, 5 am EDT:

In this meditation, we will reflect on one of the most important aspects of the soul -- our eternal nature.

The Eternal You is 6th in the series: "Meditations for the New Normal". This series is especially designed for the pivotal times we are living in.

These 15-minute meditations guided by Shireen Chada:
1. Take you on an inner journey
2. Guide you from relaxation to self-realization
3. Help you to bring light to the world In a world where you can be anything – be your true, free self

The meditations will stay on the channel. So, if you are unable to participate at the scheduled meditation times, you can always participate at a time more convenient for you.

Written and Guided by Shireen Chada
Video Edited by Ritu Gopalan

Music Credits:
Intro and Outro -- Arms of Heaven from YouTube by Aakash Gandhi
Meditation – Tratak from YouTube by Jesse Gallagher



“Transformational Resilience” – World Peace Meditation Program

5 June 2020

Miami, Florida ( USA ): Dr. Carissa Caban was interviewed by BK Meredith and BK Kathy for the third Sunday World Peace Meditation program on the topic “Transformational Resilience.

Dr. Caban shared important factors regarding the consequences of disasters and discussed how we can become more resilient in dealing with crises. Dr. Caban is the Medical Director for Behavioral Health at Florida International University and Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health, and deeply believes that utilizing meditation and spirituality has been sustaining her work through hope and humility.

Watch here: [51:56]



Drama and I - Accepting My Part in the Drama with Br Charlie

4 June 2020



BK Meditation Center in Naples (USA) Serves the Local Community

4 June 2020

Naples, Florida ( USA ): The BK Naples center has been supporting the Community mentally, spiritually, and physically during the covid-19.
When they found out that people needed food, they started a campaign to help.

BK Kristina and BK Yolanda packed many bags of nutritious food.

BK Naples Center continues to give Rajayoga classes on zoom. BK Yolanda,  BK Pat, and BK Kristina are conducting Guided Meditations and classes.
Tuning in to the current situation, topics — such as Accepting without resistance, Being Pure Light, Surrender to Freedom, and Connecting to the Real You — are taken up to help improve mental health.

The Center will continue to support the local Community.

Sr. Yolanda from BK Naples facilitating a session on Acceptance without Resistance



Clean the Mind, Green the Earth - World Environment Day

4 June 2020

Brahma Kumaris Dayton Ohio, USA is inviting you to a Zoom webinar
Topic: CLEAN THE MIND, GREEN THE EARTH - on World Environment Day (Talk in En glish)
Speaker - BK Supriya (Mount Abu, India)
Date: ‪Friday, Jun 5, 2020 ‬
‪Time: 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM Eastern Time‬ (US and Canada);   
‪8:00 PM - 9:00 PM IST‬ (India)
Join Online Zoom webinar
Join by link-
Join by phone-
Meeting ID: 939 8053 6270
Password: gogreen



Brahma Kumaris Address World’s Largest Meditation and Prayer Event #MAYDAY

1 June 2020

Washington DC (USA):  Every year on May 21st, a worldwide event brings together people of all beliefs, faiths, and religions to create the largest synchronized meditation in history on #MAYDAY.

World Meditation Day, known as #Mayday, was viewed by 10 million featuring Sadhguru, Ravi Shankar, Tony Robbins, Swami Chidanand Saraswati, BK Sister Jenna, Dr. Michael Beckwith, boxer Mike Tyson, Deepak Chopra, Martin Luther King III, Marianne Williamson, etc., as they share the benefits of Meditation.

It was organized by SION, a team with a vision dedicated to bringing the world together to unite as one, to pause, reflect, reset, and create an ongoing dialogue focusing on healing, empathy, and mindfulness.

The event to meditate, unite and pray included a 10-minute introduction, one hour of speakers and artists, and 20 minutes of meditation .

BK Sister Jenna, Founder and Director of the Brahma Kumaris Meditation Museums in Washington DC, Host of the popular America Meditating Radio,  Spiritual Leader and Author, said, “The value and virtue of peace are so needed now, more than ever before. I am not talking about the peace just being in nature, I am not talking about peace being hunkered down in your homes with the people at home who you may like. I am talking about the kind of peace that comes from a personality and energy in your consciousness that has no limitations. It’s not focused on worry, anxiety, pain, expectation, jealousy, competition, judgment. What if we were to begin to imagine that our original religion of every soul on this planet is peace. And what if we created our thoughts, our words, and our choices based on the religion of peace. How does your life unfold? What will your relationships be like? How would you earn your money? How would you spend your money? How would you take care of your body? I ask you to think of this.

If our original innate soul-spiritual religion is peace, we wouldn’t be in the stage which we are in right now. So, at this particular period of time, the whole idea of rooting everything we think and say and do in peace gives us a very profound opportunity in creating a world that is harmonized. It’s a world in which nature cooperates, it’s a world in which relationships cooperate, it’s a world in which our finances will actually and finally cooperate with us.  Because the energy of peace is at the foundation. So, here is my simple plea: every hour on the hour pause your work, in which our Brahma Kumaris call it as traffic control, go inside and remind yourself that your original religion is peace and feel that. When you come out of that 30 seconds or a minute walk peacefully, communicate peacefully, answer your phone peacefully, go and get a glass of water peacefully. I guarantee you; you will feel the environment, the relationships and everything will shift.

Another technique: as you are walking and moving around, imagine yourself leaving behind the fragrance of peace so that anyone who walks into your atmosphere feels the gift of that benevolent charity of yours. The vibration of peace becomes your gift to humanity.

And last but not least, I invite you to practice the power of stillness in silence. Where there is a deep absence of waste and negative thoughts. After I understood the power of silence 15 years ago, I started to pay more attention to reducing my pattern of thinking thoughts that are useless. Whether there are thoughts about other people, expectations, even expectations about my own destiny. These thoughts are not important, so you see peace and silence are both connected. They are married. And the more at peace you are with yourself the happier you will be in making money, the happier you will be in serving in your relationships, the happier you will be in building your career. But when you get to that sweet spot of silence, you will be in such a place of your being that you will feel the call from the divine to gently respect you on who you are, why you are here.

What I would like to do at this moment with you is to invite you into a moment of silence and observe how all of your answers will come from that place. Let’s take a deep breath and focus on your original religion of peace. Go behind your eyes. Reconnect and remind yourself that the original religion of the soul is peace and become still in silence.

In this practice of silence nurturing your peace, we will heal the planet because all our lives will be healed. Stay safe, be kind, and remember your religion – it’s peace.”



Weekend retreat at PV - program and call details

22 May 2020

Dear Divine Family,
Om shanti. We are happy to remind you of this weekend's online BK retreat being hosted from Peace Village in place of the original Memorial Day weekend retreat and would like for you to forward this information to your students. Although the retreat is designed for seasoned BKs, you can use your discretion to invite new murli students who you think can benefit - for one or more of the sessions.

Please be reminded that all who are attending should be prepared  to dedicate this  time without distractions and  to physically be fresh and dressed in BK attire as far as possible  (white or light colored).

Look forward to seeing you,

In Baba's yaad,

Peace Village Family


Here is the program:

Memorial weekend BK Online Retreat:

The Joy of our Journey

Saturday, 23rd May:

3:30 - 4:45 AM - Amritvela

6:00 AM - Meditation

7:00 AM  - English / Hindi murli  - (Avyakt)

10:30 - AM - Meditation, Welcome, Announcements 

11:00 - AM - 12:30 PM  -GYAN : 'Nij Gyan for our Times'  - A conversation with Ashaben, ORC and Kenbhai, Brazil  - facilitated by Waddyben, Miami.

                                                                                                    - Q & A

5:15 - 6:45PM - YOGA:  including PV live, drishti from yogis around, creative meditations, etc  

6:45 - 8:15 PM - Sr.Mohini guides yoga and continuation (Final Day) of 'Live as Angel, Serve as Angel'


Sunday, 24th May

3:30 - 4:45 - Amritvela

6:00 - Meditation

7:00 AM -'Love filled remembrance' - Webinar Class with Br.Charlie

7:30 - 8:00 - United Yoga Bhatti,& continue meditation

8:00 AM - English / Hindi Murli - (Saakaar)

9:00 AM - Offering of bhog and sharing by Sr.Mohini

11:00 AM - Meditation

11:15 AM - 12:45 PM - DHARNA:  Interview with Instruments Sr.Maureen, Sr.Sharona, Br.Enriquez, Sr.Aruna - facilitated by Sr.Judy, Peace Village

5:15 - 6:30 PM - SEVA : Meditation & Experiences

6:45 - 8:15 - Sr.Mohini - meditation, class & conclude retreat


Translation will be available in Hindi, English (for Hindi murli) and Spanish (for some sessions)

Here are the call details:

For any assistance regarding zoom for the retreat they can call:
Br. Ram - 6034989062
Br. Karthik - 8593965813

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“The Healing Power of The Mind”- Online Presentation by Dr. Shvetank, USA

22 May 2020

Sacramento ( USA ): The mind is a complex, ever-evolving entity that has intrigued humanity for centuries and has been the subject of scientific query for decades.  Recently, there is an emerging experimental field of science called “Contemplative Neuroscience” in which the effects of the mind on the brain and other parts of the body are studied. There is now a substantial body of evidence that mind holds tremendous power that can either be constructive or destructive depending on the quality of thoughts in the mind.

Please join us this Friday evening for a presentation on how science can unlock our mind power and how meditation can harness and channelize this healing energy for a healthy life.

Presented by : Shvetank Agarwal, MD, FASE

Dr. Agarwal has practiced Raja Yoga meditation as taught by the Brahma Kumaris for the past 19 years and has experimented with the principles and methods of Raja Yoga Meditation in order to achieve higher levels of clarity and equanimity in his life. Dr. Agarwal currently serves as an Associate Professor and staff cardiac anesthesiologist at Augusta University, in Augusta, Georgia.

Date:  Friday, May 22, 2020  6 PM to 7:30 PM PST  (California Time)

Saturday, May 23, 2020 6:30 AM to 8 AM IST ( India Time )

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Brahma Kumaris Miami, USA, Offer Workplace Meditations

20 May 2020

Miami, Florida ( USA ) : With an internal request from The Cruise Director of the ‘Ovation of Seas’ to their wellness team ( Royal Caribbean Cruiselines ), the BK Miami meditation center has been requested to offer meditations that can be shared with the cruise – crew members who continue to stay on-board in light of the ongoing health situation. The BK Miami meditation center has already been offering online workplace meditations (twice a week) for their corporate employees who are working from home, and will be recording and sharing special meditations for the crew members on-board. Royal Caribbean Cruiselines ( RCC ) plans to show these meditation videos on their onboard TV channels for the crew members as they have restricted movement onboard for maintaining social distancing.



Living Values Education Newsletter, May

19 May 2020

LVEP, Inc., USA                                                   May 2020 Newsletter

Love and good wishes to you all . . .  and two corona poems from Diane

LVE Booth at the Head Start Conference in Sacramento in January.

Possible LVE Workshops this summer. . . .  We are not sure given the current pandemic. They are scheduled for: 
Novato, California on July 10th through 12th  
Boston, Massachusetts on August 7th and 8th 

The first Peace Unit of Book 1 of Living Values Education
Activities for Children
Ages 3 - 7 is now available in Spanish!  Thank you Belén Romero and Perla de los Santos.  It will be up on the international LVE website soon.

Good wishes to you all . . .

Dear Friends and LVE stars,

Loving greetings.  

I hope this finds you very well.  

It is challenging to be in lock-down and very challenging to teach on-line while at home with your own family.  My heart especially goes out to those of you in New York and surrounding areas, where COVID-19 is hitting especially hard.  I would like to extend the love and good wishes of myself and all members of the board to you who are ill or have lost loved ones.  We join you in sending love and peace to all, and especially to those who are continuing on their journey.

Our country and our world are going through a difficult phrase.  This is the first time everyone in the world is facing the same crises.  As the eternal optimist, I continue to hope that we will all unite together, understanding the importance of working for the well-being of each individual and our precious Earth and Her Oceans.  

I've been writing poems on my FaceBook page on growing a crown of light, a corona of light.  I would like to share a couple with you.

One . . . 

Today I am a petal of love.
Breathing in love,
Cooking with love,
Eating with love,
Talking with love,
Writing with love.

If everyone in the world
Held love
Constantly in their hearts
What beauty we would create.

My crown of light,
My corona of light,
Shines today.
We are all petals of love.

Love and all good wishes, stay safe

Two . . . 

I reacted a little today.
To the meanness, selfishness,
injustice and corruption.
Reading the newspaper
was too much.

I want kindness,
and abundant supplies,
for the world's incredible nurses and doctors,
for the first responders,
for the grocery store clerks,
for the field workers,
for each one.

I want health care for all,
respect toward all,
food and shelter for all.
And I want us all to rally together
in support of all.

As I read on the sidewalk yesterday,
in words drawn with colored chalk,
We may be 6 feet apart,
but we are all in this together.

I breathe.
I let go off my angst.
I affirm my truth.

I am kind to all.
I am the change I want to see.
I am a radiant light
of peace and love.

I am so glad
it is your truth too.

Did I tell you
your crown of light,
your corona of light,
is gorgeous?

With love and all good wishes, stay safe,

Diane Tillman
President, LVEP, Inc.

LVE Booth at the Head Start Conference in Sacramento, January 2020
Annie Jorgensen and Perla de los Santos created a beautiful and informative booth for the California Head Start Conference on January 13th and 14th.  They offered participants a spin on the virtue wheel, values cards, rack cards featuring LVE activities for children three to seven years old, and a chance to win free LVE Activities books.  We created a flyer stating that schools choosing to pilot LVE will receive a free one-day staff LVE training!  We hope to have several pilot schools when schools get back in sesssion. 
Attendees at the conference loved the LVE booth and Annie, Perla and Joni Roberts had a wonderful time sharing the work they love ... that makes such an amazing difference for educators and children.  Congratulations Annie, Perla and Jonie.

~  Possible LVE Summer Workshops  ~

LVE Workshops are scheduled  in Novato, California, on July 10th through 12th and in Boston, Massachusetts, on August 7th and 8th.

With the pandemic, we are not sure if these will take place. It looks like there is a slim possibility of the California workshop taking place. The possibility of a workshop in Boston is somewhat less.

Please take care.  



Welcome to the new series "LIVE AS AN ANGEL & SERVE AS AN ANGEL"

19 May 2020

Dear Brahmin Family,
Om Shanti & Greetings from NY !!!

Welcome to the new series  "LIVE AS AN ANGEL & SERVE AS AN ANGEL"

Avyakti Parivar has invited you to schedule Zoom meeting

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EVERYDAY:  TIME  -  EST (US & Canada)
Morning: 3.30 AM - 4:45 AM
Evening: 6:00 PM - 8.15 PM
Evening: 6:00 PM to 7:10 PM
Evening: 7:10 PM to 7:30 PM
Guided yoga experience with Mohini Didi
Evening: 7:30 PM to 8:15 PM 
Mohini Didi sharing 


Every Saturday  6:00 AM to 8:00 AM
Hindi Murli  & Sharing By Mohini Didi
Every Sunday    6:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Hindi Murli       6:00 AM to 7:30 AM 
United Yoga     7:30 AM to 8:00 AM 
English Murli   8:00 AM to 9:00 AM 
Bhog offering & sharing by Mohini didi from 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM. 


1 : Every Thursday Mohini Didi will offer Bhog with all of us from 7:00 PM to 7:30 PM
2 : We will announce details of the following weekend program (Murli, bhog etc..) during every Friday evening session.




1. Please turn your zoom video on during the zoom session.
2. Please keep camera position with proper angle.
3. Dress code : white

Translation: Translation available in different languages (Hindi, English, Tamil, French)
Please find attachments for Zoom guidelines
1. How to join Audio
2. How to select or change language Interpretation

Click here to download Zoom Guidelines document.

Thank you 
--Avyakti Parivar



BKWSO centers general reopening in the USA

16 May 2020

Dear USA Center Instruments,

In a meeting with Sr Mohini and USA area coordinators, a discussion was held to provide guidelines for a safe reopening of the Brahma Kumaris Meditation centers in the USA. The centers are facing many of the same issues other businesses face including health, sanitation, finances and service to the community. All centers must follow the federal, state and local town guidelines for reopening. This will vary from state to state and city to city.

The national guidance from the CDC, Center for Disease Control, has been reviewed so that the students, instruments and public would be protected. Their general guidelines include these points to consider:

Business Precautions: Each business and industry must have a plan to protect employees and consumers, make the physical workspace safer and implement processes that lower risk of infection in the business.

  • Adjust workplace hours and shift design as necessary to reduce density in the workplace
  • Enact social distancing protocols
  • Restrict non-essential travel for employees
  • Require all employees and customers to wear masks if in frequent contact with others
  • Implement strict cleaning and sanitation standards
  • Enact a continuous health screening process for individuals to enter the workplace
  • Continue tracing, tracking and reporting of cases
  • Develop liability processes

Continuing discussions are necessary to tailor these points to apply to the Brahma Kumaris and to each center. We have many different circumstances and will need to proceed with caution.

Additional points for consideration are many but this is a time for careful reflection of our center services offered, the needs of the class and community, and the effect of the virus on finances of the center and the students. Handling of food, flowers, and money are all being evaluated so we are safe and serviceable in accordance with our maryadas and conserving expenses to cover basics and essentials for the coming times.

In New York, we were asked to close our centers by the local authority and will not be able to open until government criteria has been met. Any increase of cars is a sign to officials and neighbors of potential threats to the community and we should be cautious to conform to the local and state restrictions.

It is possible we will suggest visitors to centers, when the local and state authorities allow, to keep 6 feet spacing, social distancing, hand washing, and also wear masks. This would then entail the center staff to wear masks, depending on the layout and activity of the center. Starting with class and meditation in Baba’s room with regular BK’s only, seems probable, and then sometime later opening to the public.

We hope you are well and adjusting to the new service field. Please keep us informed of issues and question you may have so we can continue to be powerful instruments in Baba’s service.

We are planning an on-line USA Instruments meeting on June 13-14, which will give us a chance to cover some of these aspects in depth.

Sr Mohini and the USA Board of Directors



Inner Stability & Clarity Amidst the Chaos, Thursday, May 14, 6:00 pm New York Time

14 May 2020

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Dayton, Ohio (USA): Brahma Kumaris Dayton invites you for a webinar on the topic “How To Value Yourself” on

Saturday, May 16, 2020
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM EDT ( USA Time)

8:30 PM to 9:30 PM IST ( India Time)

Speaker: Veronica McHugh is the Director of the Brahma Kumaris in Florida. She is a raja yogi who has maintained her serious yoga practice for more than 40 years. Her warmth and friendliness bring an instant sense of belonging to all who meet her.


ZOOM PHONE: 646-558-8656 ID# 937-885-1818

For details, contact:  +1 937-3618039 or



The International Brothers Retreat: A Retreat for all BK Brothers

14 May 2020

Dear Centre Coordinator,  Om Shanti, Sweet Greetings!

We wish to make you aware of the International Brothers’ Retreat, taking place online from Friday 5th to Sunday 7th June 2020. An invitation poster (two versions) with full details is available for download.

The International Brothers’ Retreat was due to take place in New York but was canceled because of the Corona situation. We decided to offer it anyway, but online.

This retreat is aimed at all regular BK brother students of Raja Yoga. It is a great opportunity for brothers to come together online, talk about deepening our spiritual journey, and gain insight into some of our important current concerns.

The key facilitators during the retreat are senior brothers from around the world, including Ken O'Donnell, Charlie Hogg, and David Goodman. Sister Mohini will also be in attendance at the opening and closing of the retreat.

If any of your BK brother students are interested in joining, please ask them to register via the following link:

If there are any questions, the IBR team can be contacted at:
We are very much looking forward to welcoming your brothers on this very special retreat.
In Baba's yaad,
Peace Village Team



Sacramento Interfaith and Intercultural Event Features BK Sisters Kala and Hansa

11 May 2020

Sacramento, California ( USA ): A program was organized by the Interfaith Council of Greater Sacramento and Brahma Kumaris on “Creating a Vision of World Healing and Well-being of the Community” where Interfaith and Intercultural presenters shared a vision of healing the world and well-being. The event was organized through Zoom with these speakers:

• Rev. Elaine Whitefeather (Foundation for Peaceful Communities)
• Joshua Lwanga, 12 years old (New Destiny Christian Center)
• Rev. Jacquclyn Sneed (Interfaith Minister)
• President Lang Ford (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints)
• Professor Patricia Blaine (Baha’i Faith)
BK Sister Hansa (Brahma Kumaris Sacramento)
• Charles de Wattevil (Unifications Tradition)
• Rev. James Trapp (Spiritual Life Center)
• Shohini, 12 years old (Brahma Kumaris)
• Edrine Ddungu (Sierra Vista Community Church)
BK Sister Kala (Peace Village Learning and Retreat Center)

This program was held to remember God as our Creator, Protector, and Sustainer. Together, we are yet to see, but we know with certainty, that goodwill prevails in God’s divine plan and love!

The event included inspiring prayers, messages, and music of hope, healing from loss, and more from leaders of the community. Every one of them focused on positivity and shared that we can protect ourselves with our own energy. We need to embrace God in these situations with the help of meditation and uplift our life towards positivity.

Dr. BK Kala Iyengar, Director of Peace Village Learning and Retreat Center, shared that we have to see the self like an angel and pay attention to our mind in the present times. She remembered the speciality of Dadi Janki on this occasion and said how, by keeping her mind calm and peaceful in such situations, she found solutions for problems. We should know how to use the power of our mind securely, as this will become a great tool for protection during the times of crisis.
Edrine Ddungu, President of the Interfaith Council of Greater Sacramento, was the program host and moderator.

Because of a great response, a similar program is being planned for 31st May 2020 in which the Brahma Kumaris are invited as speakers.




Serving Healthcare Professionals

11 May 2020

Dear Divine Instruments,

Om shanti and greetings. As everywhere, recent times have opened many doors for sharing what we have received from Baba and certainly, distance has been no barrier!

This is to briefly let you know that with  inspirations from Sr.Mohini and many others, we have had several events in the past few weeks to serve healthcare professionals  who have been in great need of help but now more so due to the present crisis. As a team of BK health professionals, most of them with current hands-on experience in patient care, we have started to have weekly on line forum and  meditationsspecifically geared for them and are attaching the flyer.

Please share this widely with your contacts and BKs in the field. Also, please let us know of those who can be valuable resources to share in these forums based on integrating their personal experience of meditation and spirituality in their professional practice.

Thank you. With good wishes for all  you do,




Join us LIVE with Sister Shivani, May 6: "Protect Yourself from Fear, Anxiety and Stress"

6 May 2020

Dear Family,

Pleasse share this information widely with your contacts. TV Asia and Mana TV will be telecasting this program.

Sr.Mohini is also sharing her blessings at the beginning of the program.

Watch live here:

Thank you,
Sr.Kala / for the NJ Family


Protect yourself from Fear, Anxiety and Stress!






"Resilience to ensure healthy relationships" - Special Facebook LIVE session on May 9th with Br Marcelo

5 May 2020

FACEBOOK LIVE WORKSHOP: Resilience to ensure healthy relationships - Saturday, 9th May at 10:30 AM. 
Do we feel resistant? Are we mistaking it for resilience? Join us in learning how to transform resistance to resilience as we face new challenges during this time. Learn practical tools and insights to empower our feelings and thus ensure growth in our relationships. Workshop Facilitator: Marcelo Bulk is a consultant, author, and coach in human development with a focus on self-leadership. He is with the Brahma Kumaris for more than 35 years, first in Brazil, and currently as their National coordinator in Colombia.  Click here to join us LIVE:



Florida Service News for April

3 May 2020



Tampa has continued all of it's classes and sessions online via GoToMeeting and GoToWebinar.


Feed the Soul - Now More Than Ever

Tuesday Insight Series
This 4 part series covered feeding the soul a balanced spiritual diet. Topics covered included what to feed the soul during the current crisis, practicing stillness, resilience and overcoming fear.


Each webinar was facilitated by Sr. Tara and were very well attended. One participant stated that she took a lot of benefit and notes.


Landscapes of the Spirit

Friday Evening Meditation
Before the quarantine, Tampa offered walk-in meditation every Friday evening from 7:00-8:00. Due to the current circumstances, it was moved to online and the outcome was very positive. Sr. Helen pre-recorded a guest yogi each week. Each guest gave a short five minute talk, then three commentaries lasting 5-10 minutes each interspersed with calming music. The guests this month were; Sr. Rita from Curacao, Sr. Mary from Chicago, Sr. Anne from Ocala and Sr. Karen from Tampa. Several souls commented that it was exactly what they needed to calm the anxiety they were experiencing during this crisis.




A Time for Tapasya

Sr. Anne and Br. Hanuman have been taking advantage of the extra time at home. Spending many hours in silence and Tapasya. Also, participating in the United Yoga Bhatti and of course, the Avaykti Parivar meetings every evening with Mohini Didi. Making the most of the time given and giving cooperation in Baba’s Unlimited task.


See pictures of Baba’s Garden in Ocala. Sr. Beena and Br. Rohit visit and enjoy some of the first harvests.


Online Service

All regular meditation classes now offered via Zoom. Sr. Anne has also been invited to do online classes and meditation commentaries through Tampa Center including a Tuesday evening insight series in May entitled “Discovering the Sweet Silence Within”.


Click here for full report with photos.






21 Days of Online Meditation – “Let’s Meditate, Stepping Into Sacred Space Within”

1 May 2020

Jumpstart your day with 21 Days of Meditation – Online Event

Spiritual exercises and self-acupressure for mind, body, and spirit. Align with the Divine for better thought patterns.

  • Empowering
  • Emotional, physical, mental well-being
  • Positive and calming
  • Life transforming

Date: May 4 – 21, 2020

Time: 6:00 AM – 6:45 AM PST ( Pacific Time )

    6:30 PM – 7:15 PM IST ( Indian Time )

To join zoom meeting –

For zoom app or desktop, please follow the link:

To join via phone :
Dial +1 (669) 900-9128
which will ask to input Meeting ID – 349-373-1559

For more information, contact BK Sister Hansa: +1 (916) 717-7281  or



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