- FOUNDATION COURSE: A 4 week course of 1 and a half hours per session.
- INTERMEDIATE COURSE: followed by a futurer 4 weeks for the Intermediate Course level.
*** commencing on either the first Monday at 7 -8.30pm or the first Tuesday at 10 - 11.30am of each month.
*PLEASE BOOK with the Brahma Kumaris Centre directly (see below)
to see your nearest Centre (check with your nearest Centre for their dates and times for these courses). The BK Foundation course is run at all 9,000 centres, worldwide.
At the heart of the Brahma Kumaris teachings is The Foundation Course and Intermediate Courses in Brahma Kumaris Raja Yoga Meditation.This course provides a logical and practical understanding of the relationship between spirit and matter and the interplay between souls, God and the material world. The series of classes in this course facilitate the students’ inward journey based on their own personal insights and understanding.
The Foundation Course in Brahma Kumaris Raja Yoga Meditation includes several main themes or lessons:
The topics covered in this course lead to a deeper understanding of yourself, your intrinsic positive qualities and your innate value. In time, this understanding becomes a natural part of your day to day awareness, constructively influencing how you see yourself and how you relate to your world.
In the process of exploring these universal concepts in the privacy of your own inner world through meditation, you will come to a first hand awareness of the interconnectedness of the human family and the rights, roles and responsibilities of individuals. This is very important in your spiritual development and will give you a fresh perspective on values such as justice, freedom, respect and love.
The concepts presented in this course are simple yet profound and are accessible to individuals of all backgrounds and beliefs. Simple and honest effort is the only prerequisites for success in meditation. As in any field of endeavour, the rewards of meditation and spiritual study are in proportion to the time and effort you invest.
The Foundation Course in Raja Yoga Meditation is offered at all Brahma Kumaris centres free of charge. Each course consists of a series of lessons, generally held once a week. The course is taught on an individual basis or in small groups.
Read more about the Foundation Course in Raja Yoga Meditation .
We are individuals of all ages and backgrounds who regularly attend classes at more than 9,000 centres of the Brahma Kumaris World Spiritual University located in 110 countries. We study spiritual knowledge that nurtures respect for all faith traditions, coherently explains the nature of soul, God, time, and karma, and delineates an enlightened lifestyle.
We practise and teach a form of meditation that relaxes the mind and nurtures a healthy balance between our inner and outer worlds. Through numerous social service activities and partnerships, we promote spiritual understanding, leadership with integrity and elevated actions towards a better world.
The Brahma Kumaris seeks to help individuals re-discover and strengthen their inherent worth by encouraging and facilitating a process of spiritual awakening. This leads to an awareness of the importance of thoughts and feelings as the seeds of actions. The development of virtues and values-based attitudes creates a practical spirituality which enhances personal effectiveness in the workplace and in family life.
An understanding of the spiritual context of human existence is offered, helping to make sense of contemporary issues. Based on the principle that the roots of change lie within, the university encourages individuals to live by their highest values, vision and purpose. It holds that this commitment to self-transformation will create peace and a better world for all.
AUSTRALIAN MEDITATION RETREAT CENTRES:
Blue Mountain Retreat Centre Leura, NSW Australia. Spiritual Learning at Leura in the Blue Mountains to recharge and rejuvenate the soul.
Baxter Retreat Centre - Frankston South, Melbourne, Victoria. Approximately 45minutes south from Melbourne. Set on 22 acres of bushland is a unique oasis for Spiritual Learning and Meditation. www.bkpeninsula.org.au
Wilton Retreat Centre Wilton, New South Wales, Australia Located South west of Sydney the Centre for Spiritual learning provides a serene and nurturing atmosphere from which to experience self development and peace of mind.
GLOBAL MEDITATION RETREAT CENTRES: http://www.brahmakumaris.org/whereweare/spiritual_retreat