Administration

The World Headquarters is located in Mt. Abu, Rajasthan, India. It comprises the Administrative Head, Additional Administrative Head, Joint Administrative Head, a Governing Board and a Management Committee.

The International Coordinating Office is located in London, UK. It operates in consultation with the Administrative Head, Additional Administrative Head, Joint Administrative Head, Executive Directors and Regional Coordinators. International Coordinating Office coordinates the University’s activities around the world (outside India) and also acts as a liaison and communications hub for the Regional and National Coordinating Offices.

The Regional Coordinating Offices are located in Australia, Kenya, Russia, the United Kingdom and the USA. The Regional Coordinators coordinate the University’s activities within their respective region and serve as the primary interface between the National Coordinating Offices, the International Coordinating Office and World Headquarters.

The National Coordinating Offices are located in all countries where the activities of the BKWSU are carried out through a registered body. National Coordinators coordinate the affairs and activities of all associate centres and sub-centres in their country. The centres and sub–centres operate in consultation with the National and Regional Coordinating Offices. All centres are managed in accordance with the principles of the BKWSU.

Brahma Kumaris Students

Students are individuals aged 18 or above who support the philosophy and teaching of the BKWSU, are committed to its objectives and attend its daily classes at least twice a week on a regular basis. They reflect a diversity of backgrounds, levels of education, occupation and age. Enrolment is free and open to individuals wishing to participate in an active change process through personal growth based on spiritual knowledge and the practice of meditation.

Present statistics indicate that the University has 825,000 students and over 8,500 centres in 100 countries and territories. This figure is over and above the countless individuals who attend the University’s courses, seminars, retreats and public programs worldwide.

Sources of Financial Support

The University and its centres are supported financially by the voluntary contributions of its teachers and students who live and work in the local community. All activities are free of charge and offered as a community service.

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