15th April ‘2018 BK Shivani

Bhagwat Geeta at Chennai

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Chennai- Women’s Conference at Happy Village Retreat Centre

Women's Wing Guest at the Dias

This is conveyed loudly in the national conference conference was organized by Brahma
Kumaris on 17 th December 2017 at Happy Village Retreat Centre near Sunguvarchatram on
Chennai Bangalore Highway. Conference was conducted on the theme “Women’s Torch
Bearers of Value- Based Society”. One of the speaker even said Mahakavi Bharathi could
have written a poem on Brahma Kumaris and their service activities.

In a special address, Mrs. P.C. Thenmozhi, I.P.S., Deputy Inspector General of Police,
Kancheepuram indicated that when we lose our deity virtues, evil characters plays through
us. Women’s need to upgrade herself to a value added person.
Dr. G. Valli, Vice Chancellor, Mother Teresa Women’s University, Kodaikanal, emphasized
on focusing on the specialties because few Women’s takes wrong decision due to their lack
of knowledge on their specialties. But they need to understand their power of subtle mind
and use it.

Rajyogini B.K. Chakradhari, Chairperson, Women’s Wing, RERF shared in her special
address that both women and men get equal status through the knowledge of the spirituality.
Without education there cannot be equal status. People will follow when they see the attitude
of others. So Women’s should do always righteous acts.

Keynote address was given by Rajyogini B.K. Sharda, National Coordinator, Women’s Wing,
RERF. She told Women’s were worshipped and respected as Goddess and Motherland, but
as they lost their self-respect they lost their peace and prosperous. When they demonstrate
virtues like mercy, compassion, they will become torch bearers of the society.

Sister BK Beena, Service Coordinator, Tamilnadu Zone, explained about the organisation
and their socio-spiritual service activities for the past 80 years. She told Brahma Kumaris is
the only spiritual institution lead by Women. It has 400 branches in Tamilnadu and more than
10 lakh families are practicing Rajyoga Meditation.

Earlier the program was inaugurated with kuthuvilakku lighting by the special guests of the
event.

In the conference, sister B.K. Swarnalakshmi gave a session on ‘Understanding the True
Self’. She told souls cannot be destroyed and natural quality of the soul is Peace.
B.K.Kalavathy, Senior Rajyoga Teacher, Chennai welcomed the gathering in her welcome
address.
B.K. Muthumani, Senior Rajyoga Teacher, Chennai made everyone to taste the flavour of
meditation with her guided meditation.

Sister B.K. Uma, Senior Rajyoga Teacher, Thiruvannamalai conducted a session on ‘Key to
Happiness’. She told that the happiness is our natural quality, we need to perform our
activities with happiness instead of searching for it.
Earlier the conference started with a song about praising Kaali by Music Director & Singer
S.J. Janani and a dance by Srekala Bharath Group, Chennai. BK Devi, Senior Rajyoga
Teacher, Chennai thanked everyone in her vote of thanks.
Panel Discussion on Harbingers of Peace
Mrs. Andal Priyadarshini, Head of Programmes, Doordarshan, Chennai, Mrs. Premila
Tamizhvanan, Gen. Secretary, Free Federation for Women, Puducherry, Mrs. Kavitha
Ramaswamy, Asst. Editor, The Hindu, Dr. D. Parimaladevi, Dean, CSI Medical College,
Kannyakumari, Dr. B.K. Savita, HQ Coordinator, Women’s wing, RERF, Mount Abu,
Rajasthan, Dr. B.K. Aditi, Management Trainer, New Delhi were part of the panel discussion.
Many interesting questions on women safety, values in family life, parenting were discussed.
The panel members shared their views based on their experience.