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Lecture Two - What is Religion?
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"To be happy is to be free of sorrow, worry and fear.
With truth, courage and faith
there’s a lot of happiness.
Truth within brings courage
you will then always experience happiness.
Happiness is not a…Read More
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Raja Yoga Meditation
These are beliefs I have used to navigate life for over 25 years. These beliefs are conveyed via the Brahma Kumaris World Spiritual University. These teachings do not support the notion of a personal savior or guru. They start with understanding of the eternal self, then with God…Read More
Eternity is the understanding that time/matter/energy has no beginning and or end.
The idea that the universe, for example, is eternal would seem to be supported by the idea that the so-called physical Universe consists of multiple universes (Multiverses) that, over time, continually appear, reappear and disappear. Scientists speculate that the multiverse or universe can be understood as eternal and…
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Principles To Be Observed for Religious Harmony
and Emotional Integration
From Science and Spirituality
by Raja Yogi B.K. Jagdish Chander:
In order to have unity among people of various religions and faiths, the following code of conduct has been charted out. It is hoped that if this…Read More
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The story of of creation, sustenance and destruction, as told by the Brahma Kumaris World Spiritual University, is according to the image of The World Genealogical Tree - often referred to as the Kalpa Tree. The Image is a divine one revealed through Dada Lakhraj (Brahma Baba) by the direct revelation of God. The following are materials pulled together by a student of the university Brahma Kumar Khem Jokhoo - who is not in any way a spokeperson for the university. On the other hand, these…Read More
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By: B Sivakumar on Dec 03, 2011 - For: SPEAKING TREE
In Chennai on the occasion of the platinum jubilee celebrations of the Brahma Kumaris, DADI HRIDAYA MOHINI talks to B SIVAKUMAR on how to make the mind our best friend.
How do the Brahma Kumaris view the problems the world faces…Read More
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by: Brahma Kumaris World Spiritual University
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THE 8 SPIRITUAL POWERS
As the soul sits in silent remembrance of the Supreme, it fills with strength which manifests in spiritual powers.
The Power To Withdraw
With full awareness that I am an entity different from my body, I can withdraw from the senses whenever I wish and become a point. In the same way that a tortoise retreats into its shell in…Read More
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Through maintaining the Raja Yoga principles, the soul starts to appreciate the benefits and powers gained. This becomes the foundation stone for a growing faith that leads to further and greater inner victories in the many tests that come on the way.
There are four types of faith:
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Perhaps few organisations have stimulated as much change and discussion at the time of their inception, or have undergone such expansion in succeeding decades, as the Brahma Kumaris World Spiritual University (BKWSU). Yet, throughout its growth and development, the BKWSU has managed to maintain its original principles and adhere to its original purpose.
When the University came into being under the name “Om Mandali” it…
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Rajyogini Dadi Janki
Everyone wants to be loved for who they are. When we appreciate others fully it boosts our self-esteem and helps us pass on a loving attitude to additional others. Even though I may not see the results immediately, love always works.
Also known as: Dadi
One of my esteemed colleagues here recently called Professor Bart D. Ehrman a putz.
Until recently, I had never heard of Ehrman, however, because my colleague had been raving so much about the authenticity, historical accuracy and inerrancy of the bible, I thought I'd investigate it a little further own my own.
Now, I'm not an academic type and reading is not my thing but after taking a few digital courses on science oriented topics a couple of years ago…Read More
Barnabas and the Opposition to the Jews
from: The Teaching Company
Scope: The next writing of the Apostolic Fathers we consider, the Letter of Barnabas, was allegedly written by the traveling companion of Paul, Barnabas, but in…Read More
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Bart D. Ehrman, Ph.D.
Professor and Chair of the Department of Religious Studies
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Bart Ehrman is the James A. Gray Professor and Chair of the Department of Religious Studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel…Read More