A branch of the Brahma Kumaris World Spiritual University, established in 1937 with the aim of reviving the ancient teachings of Raja Yoga and exploring spirituality. The teachings themselves focus on:
- Meditation which helps an individual understand their own self and the inner workings of the mind, intellect and the subconscious mind, sanskaras.
- Yoga, a connection with the supreme, understood to be non-physical energy, light, cosmic consciousness.
The Brahma Kumaris is free of any religious affiliation and open to people of all backgrounds. There are centres in over 120 countries and 8,500 centres worldwide. The Brahma Kumaris World Spiritual University is a nonâ€“governmental organization with general consultative status with the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations and is in consultative status with UNICEF. It is also affiliated to the UN Department of Public Information. Focusing on the area of human and social values, the Brahma Kumaris bring a particularly ethical and spiritual approach to world concerns.