Frequently Asked Questions


Q.1.           What is the introduction of BK?

Ans.          BK is a worldwide spiritual university, offering spiritual services through its about 8500 spiritual education centres in more than 100 countries, to the individuals to help them make their life better and meaningful by regular practice of Rajyoga meditation, churning spiritual knowledge, doing spiritual service and inculcating in themselves divine virtues such as love, honesty, compassion, cooperation, truthfulness, patience, respect for all etc.


Q.2.           What is the aim and objective of BK?

Ans.          Its aim and objective is to bring the long lasting peace and happiness on the planet through establishment of value-based society, as envisioned by several saints and great personalities i.e. “Where the mind is without fear and the head is held high, where knowledge is free; where the world has not been broken up into fragments by narrow domestic walls, where words come out from the depth of truth, where tireless striving stretches its arms towards perfection, where the clear stream of reason has not lost its way into the dreary desert sand of dead habit, where the mind is led forward by Thee to ever-widening thought and action into that heaven of freedom, my father, let my country awake.”


Q.3.           What BK has been doing to attain its aim n objective?

Ans.          BK has been imparting spiritual and value based education through its various courses which include: Seven Days Basic Rajyoga Course, Stress Management & Leadership Course, Anger Management……..  The students here are taught to lead an easy and healthy life style by following certain basic spiritual principles.


Q.4.           What is the fee structure for these courses?

Ans.          All the courses are offered free of charge to the aspirants.


Q.5.           How can one start a particular course?  Is there any prior registration necessary?  What are the timings as well as duration of these courses?

Ans.          For initiating a particular course, one would have to visit the local BK center.  Though usually there is no official registration necessary for these courses, yet a prior acceptance of date and timings is to be obtained from the particular center-in charge sister.  All the courses normally have duration of an hour in a day for 7-10 days.  Usual timings at the Centres are 08-12 in the morning and 05-08 in the evening.


Q.6.           Once an individual has completed a particular course, what is the next option, available to him?

Ans.          As all the courses given by BK include teaching of Rajyoga meditation, one can practice this meditation on regular basis on his own or he can regularly visit the local centers in the evening from 6.30 to 7.30 for collective meditation and in the morning at 7.00 am for spiritual education class.


Q.7.           Is there any educational qualification necessary for seeking admission to a particular course?

Ans.          No, there is not any educational qualification necessary for these courses.  All the courses are taught keeping in mind the understanding as well as educational level of an individual.


Q.8.           What are the minimum as well as maximum strength of pupils seeking a particular course?

Ans.          Usually the spiritual courses are taught to every individual separately.


Q.9.           Is person of a particular religion only can seek admission for various courses?

Ans.          No.  Individuals of all faiths and religions irrespective of their castes, age, sex etc. can pursue the basic course of Rajyoga Meditation as well as other courses.


Q.10.        I am a student of class IXth, can learning Rajyoga, help me in my studies?

Ans.          Definitely, yes.  Through practice of Rajyoga, you are able to channel your mind power in the desired direction therefore, learning Rajyoga enhances concentration level and memory power, which ultimately shines your performance in studies.


Q.11.        I am a working executive, why should I learn Rajyoga?

Ans.          Rajyoga provides to an individual an ability to remain calm even in opposite/unwanted situations, which ultimately helps in better decision making and maintaining good relations as well.  It also helps one in applying his/her mental energy in a focused direction, which ultimately helps in achieving the desired organizational goals/targets within the prescribed time limit.  Therefore, as a working executive you must learn Rajyoga.


Q.12.        How does Rajyoga help a housewife?

Ans.          A housewife has to shoulder more responsibility and accountability at home than a workingwoman as she has no excuse that she is to play a double role i.e. in office and at home.  Practice of Rajyoga makes a housewife morally so strong that she can pass that morality to rest of the members of family including children and husband through her words and actions.  Through the regular practice of Rajyoga one learns the art of maintaining healthy relationships that helps in smooth sailing of the family life.

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