Aims and Purpose

The Brahma Kumaris World Spiritual University (BKWSU) is an international non-governmental organization (NGO) of the United Nations, in general consultative status with the Economic and Social Council. It is also affiliated to the UN Department of Public Information. Through its international network of centers in 108 countries, the Brahma Kumaris provides people with opportunities and settings to voice their opinions on critical matters that impact their daily lives and ensures that their messages make their way back to the UN through written and oral statements and other publications presented at UN conferences and meetings.

The principles of the Brahma Kumaris are aligned in particular with the tenet contained in the Preamble to the Charter of the United Nations “… to reaffirm faith in fundamental human rights, in the dignity and worth of the human person….” The Brahma Kumaris strives always to promote awareness and highlight the great aspirations of the purpose and principles of the UN.

Aims and Purpose

•To awaken all people to a set of higher values, which inspire human action in the service of the widest possible good.

•To provide a simple and accessible education in spiritual and moral understanding of universal spiritual principles and values to build inner strength and capacity.

•To reaffirm the spiritual identity, inherent goodness, worth, and dignity of the human being to foster a spirit of universal brotherhood.

•To bring about a change of awareness, attitude, vision, and action as the foundation for world-benefiting change.

•To explore human-centered development by offering spiritual perspectives on secular issues and facilitating a greater recognition of rights and responsibilities.