Religions are social institutions that involve relations of power, systems of knowledge in the form of doctrines and theologies, and ritual behaviours demonstrated through institutional harbors such as churches, temples and mosques. By contrast, spirituality refers to private, internal processes that are negotiated and narrated by the self, sometimes within or through religion, sometimes despite religion or in its absence.Read More
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There is conversation happening now amongst many BKs... should we become vegan? The earliest teachings of the Brahma Kumaris were born from the Vedic tradition and the main textual reference for the community was the Shrimad Bhagwad Gita, the 18th Chapter of the Hindu Epic 'Mahabharata'. Ahimsa is a core principle in Vedic tradition, and the Brahma Kumaris teach a lifestyle based on...Read More
Transcriptions of the first speech given by the Om Mandli sisters at the 2nd World Religious Congress in Japan, 1954. Rich and illuminating! It really gives a feel of the time, their dedication and earnest good will to restore humanity to its most ideal state.Read More