Summary of movement
Generally known as the Brahma Kumaris the movement’s official title is The Brahma Kumaris World Spiritual University (BKWSU). The Brahma Kumaris often advertise themselves under their main practical teaching, Raja Yoga. Kumari is usually translated as ‘daughter’, reflecting the emphasis placed on the leadership of women in the organisation.
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