Introduction

The Brahma Kumaris institution with its Global Headquarters at Mount Abu , Rajasthan, India is a socio-spiritual and educational institution of international repute. It has over 9000 centres in 147 countries with membership over 10,00,000 worldwide. It is committed to the cause of moral and spiritual uplift of mankind. Its services are philanthropic and open to all irrespective of caste, creed, colour, community, nationality, race and religion.

The Brahma Kumaris Institution is a non-governmental organization affiliated to the Department of Public Information (DPI) in General Consultative Status with the United Nations’ Economic & Social Council (ECOSOC) and UNICEF. The institution has received 7 Peace Messenger Awards for their significant contributions in the observance of the United Nation’s International Year of Peace.