List of Brahma Kumaris

List of Brahma Kumaris

A Brahma Kumaris (female) or Brahma Kumar (male) is defined here as a follower of Brahma Kumaris World Spiritual University (BKWSU) or Prajapita Brahma Kumaris Ishwariya Vishwa Vidyalaya. The following is a list of well-known Brahma Kumaris [BKs] (literally: "daughters of brahma").

Officials of BKWSU

* Dadi Janki Kripalani - Administrative Head [cite web
url = http://www.brahmakumaris.com/aboutus/dadijanki.htm
title = Aboutus Dadi Janki
publisher = BKWSU
accessdate = 2007-09-14
quote =
] [cite web
url = http://www.bbc.co.uk/berkshire/content/articles/2006/07/20/wisdom_of_a_yogi_feature.shtml
title = Yogi bares all
publisher = BBC
accessdate = 2007-07-22
quote =
]
* Dadi Prakash Mani "Kumarka"—Head Administrator since 1969, deceased [cite web
url = http://in.news.yahoo.com/070825/139/6jwrx.html
title = Patil kicks up another row
publisher = Yahoo news
accessdate = 2007-08-25
quote =
] [cite web
url = http://news.webindia123.com/news/Articles/India/20070825/751803.html
title = Brahmakumari Vishwavidhyalaya head Prakash Mani dies
publisher = WebIndia
accessdate = 2007-08-25
quote =
]
* Dadi Hirdaya Mohini "Gulzar" - Medium/Joint Administrative Head of the Brahma Kumaris World Spiritual University at their headquarters in Mount Abu, Rajasthan [cite web
url = http://www.khaleejtimes.com/DisplayArticleNew.asp?xfile=data/subcontinent/2007/June/subcontinent_June1110.xml&section=subcontinent&col=
title = Patil kicks up another row
publisher = IBN
accessdate = 2007-07-22
quote =
] [cite web
url = http://www.bkwsu.org/whoweare/spiritualleaders/dadihirdayamohini.htm] title = Patil
title = Who we are Dadi Hirdaya Mohini
publisher = BKWSU
accessdate = 2007-07-22
quote =
]
* B.K. Jagdish Chander Hassija, author and Official Spokesperson deceased [cite web
url = http://www.bkun.org/papers/vobwdia.html
title = ATTENDANCE OF THE BETTER WORLD DIALOGUE 8TH SEPTEMBER 1993
publisher = BKUN
accessdate = 2007-07-22
quote =
]
* Jayanti Kirpalani - European Director [cite web
url = http://www.culturebase.net/artist.php?1333
title = Jayanti Kirpalani
publisher = Culturebase
accessdate = 2007-07-22
quote =
]
* Mohini Panjabi - Pres. Brahma Kumaris World Spiritual Organization, Americas & Caribbean, Main Representative to the United Nations [cite book
last = Hodgkinson
first = Liz
title = Peace and Purity
year = 1940
pages = 240
isbn = 1-55874-962-4
] [cite book
last = Hodgkinson
first = Liz
coauthors = Christopher Drake, Gayatri Naraine, Nikki De Carteret and Jagdish Chander Hassija
title = Visions of a Better World,by
publisher = BKWSU
year = 1940
pages = 240
isbn = 0-9637396-9-7
]
* Nirvair Singh - Secretary General of Brahma Kumaris, Trustee [cite web
url = http://www.bkumaris.org.br/informativo/release01.htm
title = Indian Spiritual Leader Discloses Meditation can Protect its Life
publisher = BKWSU Brazil
accessdate = 2007-07-22
quote =
]
* Karunakara "Karuna" Shetty, Chief of Multimedia [cite web
url = http://www.brahmakumaris.com/contact/index.htm
title = BKWSU Contact details
publisher = BKWSU
accessdate = 2007-07-22
quote =
] [cite web
url = http://www.omshantihelpline.com/contactus.htm
title = Om Shanti Helpline
publisher = BKWSU
accessdate = 2007-07-22
quote =
]
*Ramesh N Shah, Trustee, World Renewal Trust & Chairman [cite web
url = http://www.gfpr.org/events.html
title = GLOBAL FORUM FOR PUBLIC RELATIONS
publisher = GFPR
accessdate = 2007-07-26
quote =
]
* Ken O’Donnell - author and Director Brahma Kumaris, South America [cite book
last = O’Donnell
first = Ken
title = New Beginnings Raja Yoga Meditation Course
publisher = BKIS
pages = 188
year = 1940
quote = Recommended reading for Raja Yoga students who have completed the introductory course.
isbn = 0-9637396-4-6
]
* Dr. Nirmala Kajaria, Regional Director of BKWSU in Asia-Pacific [cite web
url = http://www.iayt.org/site/publications/medicalsetting.pdf
title = Spirituality and Healing in Medicine Conference, 2005
accessdate = 2007-07-22
quote =
format=PDF
]
* Charlie Hogg - Director Raja Yoga Centres Australia [cite web
url = http://www.brahmakumaris.com.au/pages/leura_print.php
title = Leura Retreat Details
publisher = BKWSU
accessdate = 2007-07-22
quote =
]
* Miriam Subirana - President of the Brahma Kumaris World Spiritual Association in Spain). [cite web
url = http://www.livingvalues.net/spain/profile.html
title = Living Values Education Programme
publisher = Association for Living Values Education International,
accessdate = 2007-07-22
quote =
] [cite book
last = Subirana
first = Miriam Vilanova,
title = Quién manda en tu vida? (Who Rules in your Life?)
publisher = RBA Barcelona España
year = 1940
quote = Recommended reading for Raja Yoga students who have completed the introductory course.
isbn = 8-4790196-0-3
]
* Brian Bacon - "senior member" and "visiting member faculty" at BKWSU headquarters in Mt Abu, India. [cite web
url = http://www.wie.org/voices/bios/bacon-narrow.html
title = WIE
publisher = WIE
accessdate = 2007-07-22
quote = On a personal level he has been a practitioner and teacher of raja yoga meditation for 23 years and is a pioneer in the integration of 'inner work' within leadership development as a driver of socially responsible business performance. Alongside his numerous professional and academic associations he is a senior member of the Brahma Kumaris Spiritual University and is a visiting faculty member at their headquarters in Mt Abu, India. Founder Oxford Leadership Academy.
]

Celebrities with association to the Brahma Kumaris

* Robin Gibb cite web
url = http://www.dailymail.co.uk/pages/live/articles/news/news.html?in_article_id=426903&in_page_id=1770
title = The PM's wife, the Druid priestess and the no-sex guru
publisher = The Daily Mail
accessdate = 2007-07-22
quote = It is Dwina's close involvement with Brahma Kumaris, a women-led spiritual organisation that, while striving for world peace, has allegedly used 'pernicious' methods to control its followers.

The group is led by 90-year-old Indian spiritualist Dadi Janki, a woman Dwina regards as her guru and whom she consults, according to a source close to her, 'about everything'. Both Dwina and Robin (Gibb) make regular donations to Brahma Kumaris, which translated means Daughters of Brahma, the Hindu god of creation.]
* Ruby Wax cite web
url = http://www.bkwsu.org.uk/events.htm
title = Just-a-Minute Wembley Arena, September 17th 2006
publisher = BKWSU
accessdate = 2007-08-25
quote = Join the j-a-m along with Robin Gibb of the Bee Gees; Lynne Franks, author and PR guru; Lucinda Drayton and Andy Blisset of Bliss ; comedienne Ruby Wax ; the first practicing Muslim Female Band Ulfah Collective ; Michael Timothy formerly with Massive Attack; percussionist David Jones ; the Zamar Gospel Choir ; TV Presenter Tania Brier and three remarkable women yogis who lead the Brahma Kumaris World Spiritual University.
]
* Lynne Franks cite web
url = http://www.globalretreatcentre.org/woman/
title = The Feminine Call to Nature
publisher = BKWSU
accessdate = 2007-08-25
quote = You are invited to join us for a conversation facilitated by Lynne Franks on how we can heal our inner and outer environment through connection to our inner power. Organizers: Brahma Kumaris.
] [http://www.lynnefranks.com/php/gallery.php?id=4]
* Tania Bryer
* Pratibha Patil - President of India cite web
url = http://www.ibnlive.com/videos/43632/pratibha-patil-speaks-to-a-ghost.html
title = Race for Raisina: Shekhawat vs Patil
publisher = IBN
accessdate = 2007-07-22
quote = Dadiji ke shareer mein Baba aye ... Maine unse baat ki ("Baba entered Dadi's body and he communicated to me through her")
] [cite web
url = http://www.khaleejtimes.com/DisplayArticleNew.asp?xfile=data/subcontinent/2007/June/subcontinent_June1110.xml&section=subcontinent&col=
title = Patil kicks up another row
publisher = IBN
accessdate = 2007-07-22
quote =
] [cite web
url = http://www.dailypioneer.com/columnist1.asp?main_variable=Columnist&file_name=shankar%2Fshankar227.txt&writer=shankar| title = Battle for the palace
publisher = The Pioneer
accessdate = 2007-07-22
quote =
] cite web
url = http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/India/Pratibha_believes_in_spirits/articleshow/2152156.cms
title = Pratibha believes in spirits?
publisher = Times of India
accessdate = 2007-07-22
quote =
] cite web
url = http://www.bkwsu.org/whoweare/spiritualleaders/dadihirdayamohini.htm
title = Dadi Hirdaya Mohini- Joint Administrative Head
publisher = BKWSU
accessdate = 2007-07-28
quote =
]
* Dr Robert Muller - Assistant Secretary-General United Nations Organizationcite web
url = http://goodmorningworld.org/blog/2007/05/gmw-1214-dreaming-of-ourselves-in.html
title = Dreaming Of Ourselves In A Peaceful, Disarmed, Just, Happy World
publisher = Robert and Barbara Muller
accessdate = 2007-07-28
quote = I have great memories of you at the Brahma Kumaris Ashram in India many years ago during the Million Minutes of Peace campaign.
]

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