Brahma Kumaris and the Youth wing organised a memorable event on the occasion of the 2nd anniversary of 26th November 2008 terror attack at Mumbai by organizing world’s biggest peace Sand painting (Rangoli) on 26th November 2010. The event was organised at the ground of Ashok bhau Firodia School grounds. The Rangoli depicting Universal Peace, Harmony, Cooperation and Spiritual Values was spread in 9020 Sq. meters (97090 Sq Feet) area. Over 2000 students, eminent citizens and members of Brahma Kumaris Youth Wing from all over India participated in the mega event. About 19000 kgs of colours in 10 different shades were used to make this sand painting. This Rangoli is being registered in the Guinness book of world records and the Limca book of records as the world’s biggest rangoli.
Dilip Gandhi – Member of Parliament and Baban Rao Pachpute – Tribal development minister, Govt. of Maharashtra were present on the occasion.
Swarnim Bharat Yuva Padyatra
Youth of Brahma Kumaris took the task of meeting millions of people personally and in groups to bring about an awakening towards spirituality and values. Thousands of youths walked through the length and breath of Bharat, knitting the whole country with the thread of love and purity. With the message of peace, good wishes and the vision of Swarnim Bharat, they walked across the motherland and lit the torch of hope, providing a new direction for re-establishing a new & better world order.
1. I shall change myself, set an example and the world will change
2. I step forward with courage to take up responsibility
3. No more excuses, now I shall work for results and shall join hands in creating Swarnim Bharat
To inspire, to empower, to realize, to rededicate, to meet, to share, to break all bondages like addictions, bad habits and blind faith, to spread the message of brotherhood by developing spiritual consciousness.
Aim and objectives
1.Character building, promoting selfless service and spiritual consciousness
2. Facilitating youth and children to formulate a vision & a mission for their lives
3. Creating awareness about the advantages of adopting value-based lifestyle, to remain free from diseases such as AIDS, cancer, hypertension etc.
4. Guiding youth towards creative and constructive activities
5. Exhorting youth to envisage and partake in the development of a Swarnim Bharat
6. Educating general mass to give up blind faith, superstitious customs, bad habits and addictions
7. Enhancing inner powers and realization of innate values through meditation
Letter to God
On March 28th, 2010 as a part of the celebration of Youth Wing’s Silver Jubilee Year & Gujarat University’s Diamond Jubilee Year and 600 years of establishment of Ahmedabad city, ‘Letter to God’ event was organised by Brahma Kumaris – Navrangpura Centre and Youth Wing at Gujarat University – Ahmedabad.
The paper roll for writing letters were spread on 525 feet long platform made of 275 tables and the space of 12″ x 18″ was provided to each participant for writing a letter. Total length of the paper measured was 866. 15 meters with a width of 20 inches and 2800 students and citizens participated in letter writing within a time span of three hours.