Sit peacefully. Breathe peacefully. Be peaceful.

Then the vibration of the peace you experience will reach far and wide.

– Dadi Janki


About Us

South Africa

Brahma Kumaris South Africa is part of this worldwide spiritual movement, which is dedicated to personal transformation and world renewal by teaching individuals to view the world as essentially spiritual, rather than just material.
The teachings support the cultivation of a collective consciousness of peace and of the individual dignity of each soul – regardless of race, religion, culture, education, economic or social standing.
Brahma Kumaris was established in South Africa in the mid 1980’s. Incidentally, and during the same period, in different parts of the country, different individuals who had been exposed to Brahma Kumaris activities during international travels (or exile) were greatly inspired to introduce the hopeful and dignifying teachings to South Africans.

The 80’s was a time of intense political and social upheaval within the country and Brahma Kumaris centres offered people of diverse backgrounds an oasis of inspiration, authentic sharing and spiritual exchange. Offerings of free meditation courses sprung up in private homes and hired community venues in places like Yeoville, Lenasia, La Mercy, Soweto and Uitenhage … read more

There are many external crises. It is not always possible
to do something about that. But the crises you create in your own mind 
at least put a stop to that, and claim back your peace. – Dadi Janki

Courses & More

A list of our current seminars, courses, workshops and retreats.


A monthly calendar of all Brahma Kumaris activities in South Africa.


and explorations.

If there is to be peace in the world, there must be peace in nations.

If there is to be peace in the nations, there must be peace in the cities.

If there is to be peace in the cities, there must be peace between neighbours.

If there is to be peace between neighbours, there must be peace in the home.

If there is to be peace in the home, there must be peace in the heart.

– Lao Tzu

The BK

South Africa



Articles, Reflections & news

The BK

South Africa



Books, Posters, CDs, DVDs, & more

Brahma Kumaris is a registered non-profit organization NPO 066-100. 


Administrative Head Office:

28 Judith Street, Observatory
Johannesburg, 2198,
South Africa
TEL (+27) (0) 11 718 3001

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