head of Brahamkumaris passes away more..
Head of Brahamkumaris sect, Dadi Prakashmani left for heavenly abode today
morning. She was in coma since last three days.
Dadi 87 had a severe brain hemorrhage
and was admitted to the Sterling hospital here. After she went into coma
she was taken back to Mt. Abu the headquarters of the Brahmakumari sect,
which has a large following. The cremation held on Monday morning
9.am. at Shantiwan.
||Dadi Prakashmani is Critical
Administrative Head – Brahma
22.Aug. 2007. Liveindia.com.
Last day Dadi Prakashmani fell unconscious because of sudden paralysis,
she was immediately taken to ahemdabad hospital. She was detected of brain
ham rage. It seems Doctors have lost hope; she has now been brought
back to mount abu. Her condition is still very critical and she is still
|At the age of 14, Dadi Prakashmani
(‘Dadi’ means respected elder sister) dedicated her life to the spiritual
service of humanity. When Brahma Baba formed the Trust at the establishment
of the organisation in 1937, she was chosen as one of the original eight
trustees. By merit of her talent, vision and qualities of leadership she
accepted the challenge to initiate service centres in Bombay in 1952, where
she later became the Chief BK Coordinator of the Maharashtra Zone.
“Only a powerful soul can
offer love. Only a powerful soul can afford to be humble. If we are weak,
then we become selfish. If we are empty, we take; but if we are filled,
we automatically give to all. That is our nature.” —Dadi Prakashmani
Dadi Prakashmani: Spiritual
In 1969, Dadi Prakashmani
was appointed Chief Administrative Head of the Brahma Kumaris when the
organisation was still a national entity. With generosity of spirit and
unlimited vision as her prime motivators she has been able to guide the
organisation in its tremendous global growth. For her, administering so
many centres in so many countries is like being a guardian to a global
family. When asked “how do you manage?” she replies with a smile which
fuses lightness with authority: “Like a family, the basis of this organisation
is love, and it flourishes because it is nourished with trust and respect”.
Dadi Prakashmani Recognised
Dadi Prakashmani has served
on a number of international committees, hosted a series of global conferences
and received various honours and medals. In 1984 she was awarded a UN Peace
Medal for services rendered to world peace. She holds an honorary Doctor
of Literature Degree from the Mohanlal Sukhadia University, Udaipur, India
for her outstanding contribution in the field of moral and spiritual education.
She served as one of the Presidents of the Parliament of World’s Religions
convened in 1993 and is a signatory to The Declaration of Global Ethics
adopted by religious and spiritual leaders at that assembly.
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