Clarifications

Setting the Record Straight


With this site, we want to set the record straight, clarify misconceptions, and provide a balanced perspective of our work and teachings. To maximize effectiveness we are drawing on contributions from people with academic and professional expertise as well as personal experiences on selected topics. We hope this site is helpful to those seeking a better understanding of the Brahma Kumaris.



Suicide

Suicide : Rajayoga and Mental Health

April 21, 2013 | Comment

Brahma Kumaris is an organization of nearly 900,000 individuals in 130 countries with a 76-year history of offering free courses and programs for spiritual development. Since 1971, when the Brahma Kumaris began offering programs outside of …

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Protection of Children

Protection of Children 

April 9, 2013 | Comment

The Brahma Kumaris organization has a Child Protection Policy to assure the safety and benefit of all children participating BK-sponsored events. Our policy offers guiding principles for working with children, establishes codes of conduct, and provides …

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Destruction

Destruction : Time and Transformation

January 13, 2013 | 1 Comment

In the original teachings of the Brahma Kumaris no fixed date for a destructive-transformative moment has ever been mentioned. At various times, some have speculated on specific dates. This is not part of the Brahma Kumaris’ …

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Surrender Ceremony

Surrender Ceremony : Committing to a Spiritual Way of Life

January 12, 2013 | Comment

Surrender Ceremonies have been described as the “poetry of religion”, symbolic and expressive of one’s values and commitment. In some religions, they take the form of “laws” while other groups consider these ceremonies a matter of …

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BKs – Cult or Community ?

BKs – Cult or Community ? 

January 10, 2013 | Comment

Over the years the Brahma Kumaris have been described in many ways. There are a few who have decided to see the BKs more as a cult than a spiritual community. Everyone is entitled to their …

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