Thursday, September 24, 2009

A ‘Global Festival’ to seek divine blessings

GUWAHATI, Sept 23: The Brahma Kumaris are organizing a nationwide programme titled ‘Global Festival for Receiving God’s Powers and Blessings’ from October till the third week of November this year.

At a press conference today in Guwahati, National Co-ordinator of the Scientists and Engineering Wing of Prajapita Brahma Kumaris Ishwariya Vishwa Vidyalaya, BK Mohan Singhal said,“In Northeast India the Global Festival will start in Guwahati on October 1 and conclude on October 4. We hope this Global Festival will have the desired impact in transforming the world to be a better place to live in.”

The Global Festival will be held at the Assam Engineering Institute playground at Chandmari in the city. Meghalaya Governor RS Mooshahary will be the chief guest of the Festival on October 4. “Apart from divine lectures and words of wisdom by senior Rajyoga teachers, a mass meditation will be conducted by 108 Rajyogi Brahma Kumaris. There will also be soul elevating cultural performances like a flute recital by 51 artistes lead by Deepak Sarma, Bhakti Bhavana group dance in xattriya form by Nrittyacharya Padmashree Jatin Goswami and Komal Sparsh Nritya with 151 pots on the head by Kumari Priya Patni from Bhilwara in Rajasthan,” said Singhal.

There will also be a ‘Jeevan Darshan Mela’ from October 1-October 4 and the highlights of the mela will be stalls based on the themes of holistic health, youth awakening, disaster management, women empowerment, drug re-addiction, ancient Indian Rajyoga and realization of God, added Singhal.

Prajapita Brahma Kumaris Ishwariya Vishwa Vidyalaya sub-zone in-charge BK Sheela said at the press conference,“The world is developing at a fast pace and at the same time people are facing more and more problems everyday. They cannot solve these problems alone. They need to seek divine power. We have organized the Global Festival with this intention.” THE SENTINEL

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