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Healing Our Earth – Nourishing body and soul – Vegetarian pure cooking

In today’s information age, we are continually bombarded with details about the physical aspects of what we eat and the effects that different ingredients may or may not have, and naturally this is important. But in this welter of information, we tend to overlook one crucial factor: the consciousness of the person cooking and the…

Good Mood Food

Tasty vegetarian and vegan recipes from our event ‘Good Mood Food’ 28th July 2019 GCH, London Healthy Appam Makes 36 (roughly) Ingredients: 1 cup Semolina 4 tbsp Gram Flour (Chickpea Flour) 1/4 cup Green Bell Pepper (Cut into small cubes) 1/4 cup Red Bell Pepper ( Cut into small cubes) 1/4 cup Tomato (cut in…

‘Live Well with Happier Cooking and Eating’

Tasty vegetarian and vegan recipes from our event ‘Live Well with Happier Cooking and Eating’ 29th July 2018 GCH, London WATERMELON AND FRESH MINT JUICE Ingredients *Watermelon, chilled and chopped into large pieces, some with rind, some without *Fresh Mint with large stems remove Method for Juicing Process in a juicer, one half of the…

The Power of Tolerance

There are different situations that come in life where the power to tolerate is necessary. One is bad words and assault from others, one is when it comes to trying to establish the truth, one is discontent in small or large matters.Tolerance is required when going through sickness. If you speak about a sickness it…

The Power of Zeal and Enthusiasm

What is the first thought you have when you open your eyes in the morning? Is it a positive thought or a negative one? The first thought you have in the morning will usually determine how your day goes by. I am working on keeping the thought that ‘I am loved’ to make my day…

The power of the soul

“Ninety-five percent of our time is wasted on thinking about others; we go on and on with a string of expectations, which becomes like a hammer of demand on other people’s heads. Take a combination of expectations and demand, and what does it equal? Conflict!” At this time in the world Drama, everybody has some…

The Story of Prajapita Baba, the Father of the People

On 18th January here at the Brahma Kumaris we celebrated the day of Prajapita Baba (or Brahma Baba), the Father of the people. This is the day which he left his mortal coil. He was an extremely pure soul and very faithful to God. He had excellent leadership qualities and was also a great visionary.…

New Beginnings

The month of January is a time for making New Year’s resolutions. One of my goals this year is not to miss early morning meditation. My role model is Brahma Baba. This soul used to wake up at 1am to do meditation every day for 34 years without fail. It is good to set goals…

Experiencing the Power of Silence

In my free time I am practicing silence more and more. It is helping me to stay peaceful and calm my mind. As relationships, health and wealth are not a reliable source of happiness, I am finding more and more that spending time with the supreme soul the highest energy in silence is my main…

Creating Heaven on Earth

Yesterday I had a great time at work and managed to create a peaceful environment for others. The return of that was my colleague seeing me as a “special soul”. I work with children so it is no easy feat to create peace for others. Here are my top tips for creating heaven in your…

Full of all virtues

Right now I am focusing on being full of all virtues and full of all powers.  I think self-respect is the most important as it will clear all other obstacles and if you can see your own good qualities you will be happy all the time. All virtues can be obtained from staying peaceful in…

Overcoming personality clashes with others

I find myself sometimes peaceless due to personality clashes with other souls. I have had some negative experiences due to my own thinking. This can cause the mind to get stuck on one channel. I am now learning to be more mature in handling situations. I have learned that it is best not to get…

Spiritual Growth in a Group Environment

For the past few months I have been regularly studying on the advanced course of meditation offered at the Brahma Kumaris Global Cooperation House in London. It is the international centre of the Brahma Kumaris World Spiritual University.  For the first time I am getting involved in a group environment on a long term basis.…

How to bring positive change into your life

The mind is a very powerful tool and thoughts can be used to trigger visualisation which triggers the power to discern. This depends on our focus and our consciousness. When we concentrate with the power of the mind and intellect through visualisation together with the attitude of determination, then success is guaranteed. I attended a…

The Power of Truth

It takes time to build up a trusting relationship. Being truthful, simple, kind and open is one way to earn the trust of others. But what does real honesty mean? I have been reading a book which has deep spiritual knowledge called “Divine Virtues of the Soul”. It explains that real honesty means seeing only…

Health Awareness

I recently attended a seminar on health awareness so that I can improve my health condition. I learnt some very useful things. The morning was divided between the three health care speakers: Dr. Prashant, Coordinator of the Brahma Kumaris Cambridge Center, Dr. Isabella Llewelyn, GP in North London, with a special interest in nutrition, cancer research and…

International Yoga Day

Last year was the first time that the world celebrated International Yoga Day officially. The Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi asked the world leaders to adopt an International Yoga Day, saying that by changing lifestyle and creating consciousness, it can help us deal with climate change. ”Noting that Yoga is “an invaluable gift of…

Self-empowerment

Earlier this week I was able to develop the power to make a more permanent change to one of my negative personality habits. It was a habit ingrained in me since childhood and I had managed to get rid of it temporarily but then it returned. Since trying Raja Yoga Meditation I have now been…

How to be happy no matter what

I used to believe I would be happy once I found a job, or when others changed…Having the guidance of the One has helped me to accept situations and people. I am developing maturity and becoming fearless thanks to the One. People may still try to take my happiness away and I am learning not…

What is Raja Yoga Meditation?

I have been following the study and practice of Raja Yoga meditation for over seven years.  Over time I have developed more discipline in my practice and have become better able to channel my thoughts and to feel content with who I am.  I have just completed the seven day Raja Yoga foundation course again…

My self-worth

Recently I have started reminding myself of my good qualities during my early morning meditation. This is one way of keeping happy, strengthening your good qualities and appreciating the self. It helps me to stay in my self-respect too. Yesterday I attended a BK course on self-worth/self-esteem and it was amazing..so here’s what I learnt.…

My wish to become an angel

There are a group of people in society who are trying to improve their character in order to help the human race survive. If we all learned to respect one another then we would have inner peace and we could have peace on earth. I am one of those many souls who are part of…

How to manage your mind

The battery of the soul has been discharging with history. We used to believe that by worshipping God we would please Him and our problems would be solved. Then when our problems were not solved we would start feeling annoyed, angry and dissatisfied etc…  Recently we have started wasting our time watching TV and entertaining…

How to beat depression

After many years of suffering from depression I am now overcoming it with the help of spirituality and medicine. It has been my experience that it is best to accept any illness and deal with it as quickly as possible to stop it from getting worse. Sometimes we are not powerful enough to overcome mental…

Strengthening Mental Health

I woke up this morning with a promise to myself that my negative thoughts will not defeat me and I am to work on strengthening my mental mind (health). However, very quickly, I found myself tangled in my morning routine, in judging, the right and the wrong and not what was wrong about me, but…

How to get more harmony in your life

Around Christmas time I received a special blessing from God through a senior at the Brahma Kumaris. The blessing was that I would claim a very high status in heaven. Since then I have had a very good relationship with God but now I have hit an obstacle with the world. Ego…. When I look…

My spiritual retreat in Mount Abu

I have just returned from a spiritual retreat with the Brahma Kumaris at the headquarters in India. I attended several classes and the one I found most useful was one about staying happy. I am now learning to be happy no matter what, despite some very negative events happening in my past, knowing that at least…

How to make self-progress in life

I always keep in my awareness that as an ambassador of peace, I am an important person and since I am studying for a degree in becoming a deity, I will accumulate marks in this birth towards that, so every action and mistake is important. Your position or role in life does not matter, what…

Having a relationship with God

Before coming into spiritual knowledge I always used to remember God as my Father and these days I practice God as my Mother and as the Almighty Authority as well. I tend to use the Master Almighty Authority when I’m at work in school to help me remain powerful. I find it works most effectively…

How to change the energy in your life

Sometime we get stuck in a rut, doing the same old routine and meeting with the same old people. This can make the energy in our life stagnant. But you could be carrying out the same routine every day and make progress internally by changing the energies in your life. Energies are just vibrations and…

Consider yourself to be God’s property

As a child my main concern was always to do well in my studies so that I could get a good job and help my family out of poverty. I never really thought much about character and sticking to your principles and was never lucky enough to be educated in this although I was a…

Spirituality in the workplace

Spirituality in the workplace Last academic year I started working at a school in my local area. I focussed on helping the students no matter what and building up a relationship with the students through an attitude of trust and by seeing their specialities – which starts with attitude and awareness. I was liked by…

Gaining Inner Power

I joined an engineering course as a university student, choosing engineering mainly for the good salary. I studied engineering up to PhD level at one of the world’s top universities and ended up with depression and no friends. I then decided I would work in the Education sector instead. I am now much happier and…

Creating a healthy mind and body

In spirituality we say that there are three things which affect your longevity: hurry, worry and curry. These are three bad habits that can ruin a person’s good health. I think worry is the worst one as it is the hardest to control. A man leaves his house at 7.15 every morning to get to…

People dealing with Cancer

The BBC has reported that NHS patients in England should get results for cancer tests within four weeks of being referred by a GP by 2020 under new plans to improve treatment. In 2012 there were an estimated 14.1 million new cases of cancer worldwide and 8.2 million deaths worldwide (taken from Cancer Research UK).…

Recognising International Women’s day

Recognising International Women’s day   In our life we are all in contact with women, in fact our first contact was the minute we entered the womb. With this my mind you can say that women give life. Life is so precious that we need to value each moment we have. To value we need…