For many of us just the thought of visiting a beach or waterfall or being in the midst of a thunderstorm exhilarates us. Is it the sound of the waves crashing, the free fall of water, the thunder and snapping of light? Perhaps all of that. You see, at places of such phenomena negative ions are found in copious amounts.
What is so special about home cooking? It's the love that a parent adds to the food while cooking. The feelings and emotions with which food is prepared affect taste, colour and power to nourish; even the atmosphere in which meals are consumed has an impact on food. The Brahma Kumaris explain that this principle applies to everything in our lives.
The world over, we are waking up to the urgent need for us to stop exploiting nature to serve our meat-based traditions. The media is shining light on how much the fast food we consume feeds rising levels of food allergies, imbalanced hormones, weakened immune and nervous systems, and attention deficits, for example. We sense that we need to change what we eat— sooner rather than later.
Welcome. This Green blog is dedicated to caring for and healing our natural world.
Recognising our role as souls who are custodians of the planet, students of the Brahma Kumaris endeavour to live in harmony with our natural world. Our spirituality means living a life that naturally embraces the wellbeing of the individual, the family, the community and our natural world with least impact on resources. To explore more about the link between spirituality and the environment, and support those who work in the environment and sustainability areas we offer programs and retreats at our Centres for Spiritual Learning. The five main principles of our environmental initiatives are:
Although the blog covers a wide range of topics, most articles will fall into these 5 core categories, which form the BK Environmental Commitment.