Raja Yoga

Meditation

Meditation is not just an experience of peace
but a deep realisation that I am peace

About Dadi Prakashmani ji

Dadi Prakashmani was a pioneer for all women and the spiritual leader of Brahma Kumaris from 1969 until 2007. Dadi guided the expansion of the organization from one country into over 130 countries. Her love, leadership and selfless service motivated everyone that the students in the organisation increased from a few thousands to hundreds of thousands.   

The word ‘Dadi’ is widely used as a term of endearment for ‘grandmother’ It also means ‘elder sister’ in a few communities in India. She was both and more to the many generations of the BK family. Each one touched her heart and was touched by the wisdom and experience in her heart. Perhaps this is why she is best remembered as the Dadi of people’s hearts.

Prakashmani literally means ‘jewel of light.’ To describe the person that Dadi Prakashmani was, is like reflecting on the jewel of light in the heart of the sacred lotus.

She had a remarkably unique ability to cross boundaries of language and culture giving all people a most powerful sense of belonging. Dadi Prakashmani led with a mind that constantly saw the potential and virtue in all people, and had an intellect that was far-reaching, seeing every external challenge as an opportunity for internal change.

Dadi was known for her abundant and nurturing heart that somehow brought out the natural beauty and brilliance of whoever was in front of her. Dadi’s character and behavior upheld the original and true founding vision of the organization. She carried the flame of absolute truth and purity with her, at every step and in every breath. 

 

Her spirit inspired leadership and reach higher horizons in accomplishing God’s task of world transformation. Let’s learn to emulate and live such a meaningful life of self-sacrifice and dedication who left us for her next journey on 25th August 2007 to serve humanity. 

Brahma Kumaris

We believe in the innate goodness of the individual. This is natural to each one of us, irrespective of where we are from or who we believe in. Use the resources below to practice meditation in daily life, stay inspired by experienced practitioners and stay in touch through an event near you.

Raja Yoga Meditation

If you are frequently stressed, often tired, finding peace of mind or perhaps just looking for greater meaning and purpose in life, then you are probably ready for Raja Yoga Meditation.

Raja Yoga meditation is an open-eyed technique that can be used by anyone, anywhere. Whether you want to learn how to relax, need to be more concentrated and creative or are searching for personal enlightenment, Raja Yoga Meditation can satisfy each of those needs.

The Brahma Kumaris teach Raja Yoga, a meditation practice combined with spiritual self-knowledge. The meditation course is not based on a regime of physical postures but rather an insight into the workings of the mind, intellect and subconscious and the ability to apply this knowledge in everyday situations.

Events & Workshops

Brahma Kumaris employs spiritual tools & principles to create courses and events for free of charge.

If you are interested in seeing what is going on or would like to attend any of our events, please check below links

Videos

Meditation Experience VR (Hindi)
Guided Meditation (English)
Guided Meditation (Hindi)
Solving Problems the Peaceful Way

Commonly Asked Questions

Our Curriculum has been developed over more than 80 years of intense meditation (tapasia) and lifestyle practice. Originally it was put together by the Founder of Brahma Kumaris World Spiritual University (Dada Lekhraj) who had a series of life changing visions.  Then later it was built upon and developed by several highly evolved Senior Yogis (including Indian and Westerners BK's).

Each Centre offers a different range of activities (so please check with our individual locations) however, almost all of our centre offer our Raja Yoga Meditation Course. We also offer evening Meditation Sessions and additional Spiritual Classes that focus on Spiritual topics relating to our core values.

You are welcome to come and attend whatever you wish, however we do recommend you do our Raja Yoga Meditation Course as this allows you to learn our open eyed meditation technique as well as some important foundations for Meditation.

Definitely!  In fact, this is a wonderful way to learn Meditation and discover what each member of the family needs.  If your family does have special needs then please contact the centre to get a suggestion on how to proceed.  Sometimes when Families have lived through trauma together - it is good to learn in your own special class (so that we can address any issues).  And at other times, its good to merge with a general group because its more helpful and we can support your situation better in a setting like this.

Here at Brahma Kumaris, we have many families that meditate together and we have a lot of experience with this.

You are welcome to come and take what appeals to you the most.  Our only requirement is:  our entire lives are dedicated to living a very high (elevated) Yogi Life and our information is based upon the ancient practices of Raja Yoga knowledge that's centuries old - so we ask that you respect that.  We are 100% committed to self progress and assisting other people - whoever wants to share our knowledge or finds value in it.  So we like to keep a high vibration at all our Meditation and Retreat Centres and we hope you will like to do this to when you are with us.

Brahma Kumaris share their spiritual knowledge free of charge (worldwide) in the spirit of making it available to everyone and all of our teachers, facilitators and other helpers (like kitchen staff) offer their services in a voluntary capacity.

We like the thought of working with a "pay it forward system" and this means that a previous person has already paid for you to attend our centre, retreat centre or class location today... and so when you make a donation (of whatever... time or money), you in fact, will be paying for another person to attend a course, a class or a retreat that's special to them (just as we hope, today is special for you...).

All of our activities rely on the generosity of those who come to benefit from our courses,classes and retreats, so financial contributions (from any guests) goes 100% to assisting with all running costs.

However, we generally will not approach you for money for our courses and classes (retreats operate slightly differently) and we accept donations anonymously.  So if you'd like to contribute financially to our running costs - please donate as you feel...