Various establishments and institutions across the world have recognised work by the Brahma Kumaris for world peace and the betterment of mankind:
The Brahma Kumaris has been awarded UN Peace Medals for 1981 and 1986 and the then chief of the Brahma Kumaris, Dadi Prakashmani, was awarded the International Peace Messenger Award by the UN Secretary General in 1987. Five National Peace Messenger Awards have been conferred on Brahma Kumaris centres in various countries.
Dadi Prakashmani was conferred an honorary Doctor of Literature degree by the Mohanlal Sukhadia University in Udaipur, India, for her outstanding contribution to the cause of learning and development of spiritual, moral and human values
The Government of Mauritius has recognised it as a university by an Act of Parliament.