Peace

Unveiling the True Meaning of Motherhood

Motherhood is a journey filled with countless moments of love, sacrifice, and strength. Beyond the biological ties, it is a role that encompasses empathy, resilience, and selflessness. Empathy allows mothers to connect deeply with their children, understanding their needs, fears, and joys on a level that transcends words. It is this empathetic bond that nurtures…

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Cooking with Compassion

Cooking with compassion The spiritual element “As a person eats, so he thinks. As a person thinks, so he acts. As a person acts, so he is.” So how do I get the passion for cooking with compassion at the Brahma Kumaris encourages individuals to take a more spiritual approach to all aspects of life including…

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Raja yoga meditation is an effective way for Stress Management

Stress and anxiety have become a global problem of today’s time. Today there is hardly any person who is completely free from stress. Many types of physical, psychological, intellectual and yogic methods as well as medical therapy are used for stress management today. Some of their dimensions are showing progressive results, although along with this,…

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Some reflections on war and the conflict in Ukraine

War is the ultimate expression of accumulated individual and collective ‘negative’ emotions such as anger, fear, bitterness, resentment, regret, anxiety and insecurity. Such emotions trigger the well-known ‘fight or flight’ reaction, which we are currently witnessing on our screens at this historic moment in time. In this state, reason often goes out the window and we say and…

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Your A-Z Guide to Divine Virtues – Victory

To be victorious I must understand what values I need and offer to others, when I do this I have a clear aim and direction. I ask myself which values I want to live with,  is it time, others, respect. According to my values so will be my qualities, this enables me to have peace,…

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Your A-Z Guide to Divine Virtues – Quality

Universal values, such as happiness, peace and love, are innate qualities in the soul of every human being. They bring quality to our lives and dignity to our species. For this reason values are possibly our most precious possession. They give life its sparkle. Every soul has seven qualities which are the original nature of a soul. They…

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Your A-Z Guide to Divine Virtues – Nobility

Nobility – Royalty and Purity are all one in the same because a noble persons qualities and high principles can be said to be truly royal….. If you say that someone is a noble person, you admire and respect them because they are unselfish and morally good.  Whoever comes in contact with such a Nobel…

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Creating a non-violent community

Recently the safety of women has come to the frontline in the news and this is because we are still experiencing threats to our lives due to the growth of vice. However if we understand who we really are, that is a spiritual being made-up of values we would never come to see such actions…

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Compassion Challenge Day 7 – Good Wishes

Good Wishes  Our thoughts have power, this power can transform the vibrations in the worlds and these vibrations in turn can bring about the change required to shift any obstacle. We often live unconsciously letting these thoughts go to waste. In meditation we are consciously becoming aware of these thoughts and start using them more…

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Compassion Challenge Day 6 – Self-Compassion

Self-Compassion It is easy to care for others or material possesions when we know that they belong to us. When it comes to the self we may sometimes forget our true values and qualities we possess. We take ourselves for granted, falling into a habit that may not be healthy for us and the impact…

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Compassion Challenge Day 3 – Positivity

Positive Thinking The mind likes to think, to explore, to ponder and to consider.  It is, of course, necessary to think. However, it is not necessary to overthink, but that is exactly what, only too often, we do. If we think wasteful thoughts, the mind will go into the depths and breadth of that waste thought, turning it over and…

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A Day in Silence

Generally being an outspoken and free person, I had a fear of being in silence from a very young age. I did however know there were benefits in keeping silent at times, so I experimented with this several times in those days. It was always ok on the day, but I felt limited and sort…

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The Subtlety of Self-Respect

We create an external personality which we call the ego from the external and material influences of our lives and it is the ego that is the source of our sorrow and lack of self respect. The self, the soul, the real I, is already perfect, a peaceful, loving, wise and happy being, infinitely worthy…

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Attitude in relationships

Our attitude creates our perception of what is happening in our relationships in life. If I have the attitude that someone is irritating, I will always find something irritating in that person’s behaviour so my attitude is a mind set that determines my experience of the relationship. That attitude of irritation comes from the ego…

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Freedom – Part 2a

Body The ego has put our sense of self into the body and the role that we play in the drama of life. The body is not who we are but as soon as we are born, others relate to us as though we are the form we inhabit. “What a pretty girl. What a…

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Helping children in finding their purpose

It has been said that children come through you but not from you – you may give them your love but not your thoughts (The Prophet, Khalil Gibran). From this we can denote the importance of lovingly overseeing the growth of a child, but not forcefully dominating or governing their lives. The former allows life…

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What is Soul Consciousness?

‘’When individuals of any age learn to turn inward and connect with their innate, divine nature and it’s Source, then, regardless of circumstances, they experience and express true peace and happiness. This is why spiritual education is the need of the hour.’’ Dadi Ratan Mohini Soul Consciousness and Body Consciousness Soul consciousness is derived from…

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Cultivating values in everyday life

Question: How to cultivate values in everyday life? Answer: Each morning, making time for silence to connect with the inner being gives the experience of the original qualities of the self – which are peace, love, truth, purity and happiness.  As I connect with these innate qualities, and emerge them in my awareness, I remember…

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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.…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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10 Best Steps on Overcoming Anger

  Recognising First Signs Don’t do anything. Don’t act on the angry feeling. This is just an emotion. You can feel it without turning it into a behaviour. Response Try to step back from this feeling and label it, seeing that it is, in fact, separate from you. Notice its strength and how it pushes…

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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…

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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…

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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.…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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Inner Happiness

Happiness is quite difficult to define, yet, most people are aware of whether they are happy or not. Certainly happiness is not pleasure, which is fleeting: parties, receiving a gift, a day on the beach, or, as bidden by myths of the consumerist world, the accumulation of things that we run after to recreate imagined…

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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…

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Dealing with Fear

Fear seems be a constant companion for most of us these days. It’s become so part and parcel of our lives, that without it, life would seem very strange indeed. Yet, when it comes, it creates the havoc of anxiety and doubt, sabotaging our joy, enthusiasm and determination, resulting in poor attitudes and performance, not…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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).…

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