New York (US): Dr. Lee McGunnigle, Mayor of Tannersville in New York presented a proclamation to BK Sister Jayanti, Director of Brahma Kumaris in Europe and Middle East and BK Sister Mohini, Regional Director of the Brahma Kumaris in the USA and the Carribean on the occasion of the Brahma Kumaris 40th Anniversary of Spiritual service in the USA, during the public program held at Peace Village Learning and Retreat Center in Upstate New York. The proclamation was sent by Senator James Tedesco, New York State Senator representing the 49th District(Peace Village area) honoring BK Sister Mohini, BK Sister Jayanti and Peace Village.
A proclamation was also sent by Senator George A. Amedore, Jr. New York State Senator representing the 46th District, which consists of all of Montgomery and Greene Counties (Peace Village), and portions of Schenectady, Albany, and Ulster Counties.
BK Gurinder Garcha, Ed Ullman, Pharmacist from Wellness Center and Mayor Dr Lee McGunnigle from Tannersville, New York extended congratulations to BK Sister Kala, Director of Peace Village Retreat Center on this occasion. In celebrating 40 years plus service in the USA, Brahma Kumaris World Spiritual Organisation has opened more than 40 meditation centers and three retreat centers across the nation, through which it has taught Rajayoga, a practical method of meditation that has helped thousands of individuals from all faith backgrounds understand their inner strengths and universal truth.
Fusion of Silence and Sound, a reflective concert, were part of the program where BK Sister Jayanti spoke and conducted a soothing meditation commentary, and local artists entertained the public.