Press Release: January 25, 2010
An oasis of calm & insight........in the City
Inner Space, Glasgows new Meditation and Personal Development Centre, will be officially opened on Friday 29 January 2010 at a special event to be held at the premises at 277 High Street, Glasgow, G4 0QS from 7pm. The event will feature an address by Sister Jayanti, European Director of the Brahma Kumaris, Spiritual Teacher and sought after international speaker.
Inner Space will offer a variety of courses and talks, free of charge, serving as an introduction to personal growth and spirituality in daily life. Courses will include Meditation, Positive Thinking, Self Esteem and Stress Management as well as one-off talks and seminars. Inner Space is a project of the Brahma Kumaris in the UK.
Talking about the opening of Inner Space, Rose Goodenough, Co-ordinator of Inner Space Glasgow said If you have ever wanted to learn to meditate, develop stress management techniques, feel calmer, get to know yourself or just feel a little more peaceful the solution may be closer than you think
Ashutosh Deshpande a local doctor said, Inner Space has provided a valuable resource for me. The practice of meditation and spiritual awareness has completely changed my outlook on life. It is having a very positive impact on my ability to be a good person as well as a good doctor. Work can be very challenging we are often having to deal with difficult situations and make prompt decisions under pressure, even as a junior.
For more information please contact Rose Goodenough on 0141 552 7446
Notes to Editors
The Brahma Kumaris World Spiritual University (UK) teaches Raja Yoga meditation as a way of experiencing peace of mind and a positive approach to life. The University provides opportunities for people from all religious and cultural backgrounds to learn skills of reflection and meditation derived from Raja Yoga, which will help them develop the spiritual dimension in their lives and with it a sense of well-being, dignity and self-reliance. Across the UK we work with national and local organisations and community groups in such areas as inter-religious dialogue, youth programmes, prison outreach, social work and womens and mens groups. BKWSU (UK) was established as a UK charity in 1975, charging no fees for any of its activities, being funded by voluntary contributions. The University is part of a worldwide network of over 8,500 centres in more than 100 countries, the first of which was founded in India in the 1930s. For more information see www.bkwsu.org/uk/glasgow
Sister Jayanti is a spiritual teacher and leader, a pioneer and an emissary for peace. At the age of 19 she began her life's path of spiritual study and service with the Brahma Kumaris World Spiritual University. At the age of 21 she dedicated her life to making a difference in the world. She has trained for more than 30 years with some of the world's more remarkable yogis. As a result, she herself is an extraordinary meditator and teacher and has developed a clarity and purity of mind that is exceptional. She is a sought after speaker internationally. She is currently the European director of the Brahma Kumaris World Spiritual University and assists in coordinating the University's activities in more than 70 countries. She is also their representative to the United Nations, Geneva.
Inner Space ...time to relax, recharge and refresh. The Inner Spaces have been at the forefront of the Brahma Kumaris' vision of bringing personal insights and calm to the heart of the city, making it accessible for local communities and businesses. Urban life for many people can be stressful, and if you're looking for a break from your busy schedules, the Inner Space centres offer a supportive, inspiring environment in which to seek spiritual solutions, and find some peace and tranquillity - just a few steps away! Each Inner Space offers free courses and lectures and a Quiet Room. Some have a bookshop. In addition to Glasgow there are Inner Spaces at Covent Garden, Wembley, Romford, Chelmsford, Oxford and Cambridge. For more information see www.innerspace.org
Brahma Kumaris World Spiritual University is a registered charity in Scotland No. SC040512
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