Over six hundred women delegates and dignitaries representing different professions, sections and segments of society from all over India and Nepal have assembled at Brahma Kumaris Academy for a Better World here.
Smt. Kalyani Sharan, Chairperson, Jharkhand Women Commission addressing the inaugural session as Chief Guest said that there is an urgent need for spiritual empowerment of women to enable them not only to revive and restore their inner powers and potentialities of peace, patience, love, tolerance, sacrifice and selfless service, but also to become the torch bearers for making their children, family and society value based.
Stressing on the need to stop exploitation of women especially from tribal and backward states like Jharkhand, she urged the congregation to be a part of campaign for maximum moral and spiritual education and training of women at grass root level, apart from best possible material education.
Highlighting her day to day visit to the door steps of all aggrieved women in 24 districts of Jharkhand in last one year, she pledged to save the simple and innocent females of Jharkhand from domestic violence, superstitious blind faith and sexual exploitation, by sending the affected women and girls to Brahma Kumaris Centres and Hqrs. for spiritual empowerment training.
Rajyogini B.K. Chakradhari, Chairperson of Brahma Kumaris Women Wing, delivering the key note address said that womanhood has always been glorified by motherhood. Citing examples of women as mothers have remained the source of inspiration for great heroes like Pandavas, Shivaji and Gandhi, she urged the gathering to become role models of values, character and spiritual culture enabling for their children, family and society to become value based and developed. For this, as well as for keeping the family, people and society together, women need more of moral and soft skill development education than worldly education.
Dr. (Mrs.) Shweta Dagar, Mrs. World 1st Runner Up winner in 2017 as a guest speaker said that while a weaker person seeks to change the outside world, stronger person seeks to change the self first. She said that women needed to have more of inner strength and power through the practice of spirituality and mediation so that they can better balance and sustain their cultural tradition along with modern lifestyle.
Rajyogi BK Nirwair, Secretary General of the Brahma Kumaris in his video message in the conference said that in today’s atmosphere of fear and insecurity for women, there is an urgent need to value our core moral and spiritual values which can make their life truly peaceful, powerful, safe, fearless and beautiful.
Mrs. Anita Makhijani, Advisor, Union Ministry of Women & Child Development said that science and technology had made utmost outward development but had rendered our inner world vacuum without values of peace, love, harmony and happiness which spiritual education alone can provide.
Rajyogini B.K. Sharda, National Coordinator of Women wing said that women being endowed by nature with greater inner powers, rights and values than those of men, need awaken and restore those powers and values in self and others in society, by connecting their inner being with Supreme Soul, God through Rajyoga Mediation.
Rajogini Dr. Nirmala, Director, Gyan Sarovar Academy in her presidential address urged the participants to receive God’s powers to revive their inner values and powers through practice of spirituality and meditation that would enable them, not only to end their own stress and suffering but would also to end problems, pain and suffering of others in society.
While Senior Rajyoga Teacher B.K. Sheela, from Navi Mumbai conducted Rajyoga Meditation enabling the audience to experience deep inner peace and power; Dr. B.K. Savita Behn, Hqrs. Coordinator of Women Wing conducted the inaugural session smoothly and effectively as Stage Coordinator.