A gigantic rangoli created by the Ahmednagar branch of Prajapita Brahma Kumaris Ishwariya Vishwa Vidyalaya and its youth wing on November 26 last year, has now found a place in the Guinness World Records as the ‘largest sand painting’ in the world.
Depicting universal peace, harmony, cooperation and spiritual values, the rangoli was made as a tribute to those who lost their lives in the 26/11 terror attack in Mumbai. It was created at the Ashokbhau Firodia School ground and measured 9,028 square metres (97,176 square feet).
More than 2,500 students and members of Brahma Kumaris youth wing from all over the country participated in the mega event and about 19,000 kg of rangoli colours in nine shades was used. About Rs6 lakh was spent on the colours used for the rangoli.
The event’s organiser, Deepak Harke, told DNA that the World Record certificate was handed over to them on May 12 in Mount Abu (Rajasthan), the headquarters of the Brahma Kumaris. The previous World record was held by Pranali Patidar for creating a 6,000 square-metre rangoli in Dhule in 2009.
On the occasion of Universal Brotherhood Raksha Bandhan Festival , Brahmakumaris, Bangalore made Largest Rakhi measuring 40feet high and 400 feet wide, made up of steel rods, styrofoam, silk cloth, ribbon/lace, bamboo mats, flex colour prints, rope, besides other decorative materials. An over 150 artisans worked for over a month to erect the giant rakhi and displayed on August 17, 2013 at Brahma Kumaris, Bull Temple Road, Bangalore. Event was supported and organized by Rajayogini Brahma Kumari Padmaji, sub zonal director of Brahma Kumaris Chamarajapet, Bangalore.
On occasion of Mahashivratri Festival 2014, Prajapita Brahmakumari Ishwariya Vishwavidyalaya, Belgaum, Karnataka has made Largest Bamboo Kite measuring 203 feet in height, and 73 Feet in wide using bamboo, steel pipe connector and plastic cloth material and it was exhibited and Flying on 27th February, 2014 at CPED Collage Ground, Belgaum. Kite Design, Making and Flying by Dipak Harke (ACC & S, Ahmednagar), Paavan Solanki ( Royal Kite Flyers Club )& Gulabchand Jangid together. Event was organized by BK Ambica Director, Brahmakumari Belgaum, Karnataka.
Rajyogini B.K. Godavarididiji, Incharge – Mulund Subzone of Brahma Kumaris, has created History by making largest book of 28 ft x 18 ft on the founder of Brahmakumaris “PRAJAPITA BRAHMA A UNIQUE LIFE SECRET” in The Indian Culture & Values Spiritual Fair on Sunday 21stApril 2013 at 6.00 pm at Shri Datta Krida Prabobhini Sankul, Mulund Goregaon Link Road, Mulund (W), Mumbai, This largest book contains 24 pages and the weight of the largest book is 1500 kg. Prin. Dr.B.K. Rajkumar M. Kolhe is the Chief Co-ordinator of this mega event. The event was supported by B.K. Deepak Harke & Ganesh Jindam is the designer of the largest book.
Brahmakumaris, Beed, Maharashtra has made Largest Trophy measuring 27 Feet 3 inches in height, including 14 Feet and 6 inches of Bottom (Base) Diameter using MS Pipe and Mirror Glass material and it was presented to the Rajyogini Janki dadi as birthday gift on 12th December, 2012 ( 12 / 12 / 12 )at Shri Sonajirao Kshirsagar Homeopathic Medical College, Beed, Ahmednagar, Maharashtra. Trophy was designed and assembled by Mr. Hemant Dandvate in 27 Days. The event was organised by BK Pradnya, BK Deepak Harke and Sponsored by BK Vasant Bawiskar.
We are pleased to award this Certificate of Appreciation to B.K. Shaktiraj Singh Thakur as Memory & Mind Management Trainer for his Extra Ordinary Contribution in imparting FREE Education in the areas of Memory Development & Mind Management based on Spirituality. He has been conducting various Workshops, Seminars & Training Programmes under the aegis of BRAHMA KUMARIS WORLD SPIRITUAL UNIVERSITY, an International Spiritual Organization, since last 7 years. During this tenure he conducted mentioned programmes in all parts of India and Nepal. These programmes proved helpful in transforming lives of more than 2, 00,000 Students & Professional. His programs contain a fantastic blend of Scientific, Moral as well as Spiritual Knowledge. This is also extremely commendable that he has achieved the above feat at a very young age of 30 years. We wish him all the very best and success in the service of Brahma Kumaris while enriching Humanity.
Brahmakumaris youth wing organised a function called ‘Letter to God’ at Gujarat University on Sunday as a part of celebration of their silver jubilee year, Gujarat University’s diamond jubilee year and 600 years of establishment of Ahmedabad city.
The citizens of Ahmedabad conveyed their feelings of gratitude and also asked for blessings to remove poverty, terrorism, corruption and other evils from the world by writing a letter to God.
More than 2,800 people wrote the letter, which was 2,841 feet long, in three hours’ time.
The spiritual organisation has initiated the process to register the event in the Guinness Book of World Records, Limca Book of Records, Asia Book of Records and World Amazing Records for it is the longest letter in the world. Earlier, around 2,000 students of Romania had written a 1358 feet long letter to Santa Claus on November 28, 2009.
To mark the 125th Birth anniversary of great mathematician Srinivasa Ramanujan, Brahma Kumaris, organized the largest maths class in which Aditi Singhal & Sudhir Singhal taught 3,245 students the times tables upto 99. The event was held at Om Shanti Retreat Centre, Gurgaon, Haryana on Dec 17, 2012. ” Aim of this record is to remove maths phobia and spread the knowledge of learning times tables through innovative methods, to all the teachers and students & make them aware of these techniques.
On occasion of 78th Trimurti Shivjayanti, Prajapita Brahmakumari Ishwariya Vishwa Vidyalaya, Chembur, Mumbai-74 has made Highest Shivling Replica Structure measuring 41.8 Feet height, including the base was 24.8 Feet and that of the line portion was 10.2 Feet by virtue of the structure being temporary using material 900 Kgs of POP, 400 mtrs Bardan, 15 kgs of Binding Wires, 30 kgs of Colors and 2 tons of MS Pipe and it was exhibited on 26th to 27th February, 2014 at Navjeevan Society Ground, Chembur Camp, Mumbai, Maharashtra. Event was organized by BK SARLA, Center Incharge, Brahmakumaris Chembur Branch & supported by BK Bahadur, BK Bharat, BK Jaganath, BK Suraj, BK Uday Prakash, BK Sushanta, BK Santosh, BK Sandeep Lalman, BK Deepak, BK Sandeep Sabbani, BK Sashikant, BK Raju, BK Rahul, BK Avdesh and BK Shrinivasan.
On occasion of Mahashivratri Festival 2014, Prajapita Brahmakumari Ishwariya Vishwavidyalaya, Ahmedabad, Gujarat has made Largest Shivling measuring 12.3 Feet in height, including using 3,35,000 Nogs. Bilipatra (Spiritual Leaf) & it was exhibited on 27th March, 2013 at Ground, Opp. Krutika School, Thakkarbapanagar Ahmedabad. Event was organized by BK Manjuben, BK Krupaben & BK Rinkubhai and supported by BK Dadi Janakiji, BK Saraladidi.
BK Shaktiraj Singh Thakur of Brahma Kumaris World Spiritual University carried out longest distance video shooting of 30 Hours by walk of 500 Kms for making Shantidoot Spiritual Journey Album during longest padyatra of Brahma Kumaris from Nagpur to Raipur covering distance of 1200 Kms between 18th September 2006 to 8th October 2006.
On occasion of Mahashivratri Festival, Prajapita Brahmakumari Ishwariya Vishwavidyalaya, Belgaum, Karnatak has made Largest Shivling measuring 35 feet in height, including 20 feet Bottom (Base) Diameter using various type of flowers and it was exhibited on 9th and 10th March, 2013 at Municipal Ground, Shyamaprashad Mukharji Road, Nr. Kapileshwar Temple, Belgaum. Event was organized by BK Ambica Director, Brahmakumari Belgaum & supported by BK Dipak Harke. Flower Shivling was designed by Sachin Bhutare (Shubh Flowers).
It is to certify that the 7th Ascension Day of Late Rajyogini Dadi Prakashmani Ji was observed as the “World Brotherhood Day” on 25th August, 2014 by the Prajapita Brahma Kumari Ishwariya Vishwa Vidyalaya Mount Abu, Rajasthan (India). The Institution has coordinated programmes in which over 8,000 BK Teachers took part and the lecture was attended by more than 4,00,000 Brothers and Sisters in different places across India and Nepal. This is the World Record (India) achieved by any individual/organization in a single programme.
Brahmakumaris, Sonai Village, Nevasa Taluk , Ahmednagar District , Maharashtra has made Largest Mala (Garland) measuring 4 Feet Long using 31 Kg. and 77 different types of flowers and it was presented to Shivling on 20 March 2013 at Sonai Nevasa Taluk, Dist-Ahmednagar (Maharashtra). Event was organized by BK Usha Director, Brahmakumaris and BK Deepak Harke. Mala was designed by Sachin Bhutare (Subh Flowers), Ahmednagar, Maharashtra.
On occasion of Mahashivratri Festival 2015 & 100th birthday of Dadi Jankiji Head of Brahma Kumaris Institution, Prajapita Brahma Kumari Ishwariya Vishwa Vidyalaya, Thakkarbapanagar Ahmedabad , Gujarat, Branches has made Largest Shivling measuring 6 Feet in height, using 201 Kgs of fresh vegetable. They are using 108 different types of vegetable to made shivings and given message that, God Shiva Says, “Be a Vegetarian means As the Food, So the Mind “ to the world & it wasexhibited on 17th February, 2015 at Ground, Opp. Krutika School, Thakkarbapanagar Ahmedabad. Event was organized by BK Manjuben, BK Krupaben & BK Rinkubhai and supported by BK Dadi Janakiji, BK Saraladidi.
On occasion of Mysore Dasara Festival 2014, Prajapita Brahmakumari Ishwariya Vishwavidyalaya with Mysore Dasara Committee, Karnataka Tourism, Mysore Karnataka has made Largest Delta Diamond measuring 51 feet in height, and 23 Feet in wide using bamboo, steel pipe connector and parachute cloth material and it was exhibited and Flying on 1st October, 2014 at Lalith Mahal Helipad Ground, Mysore Karnataka. Kite Design, Making and Flying by Royal Kite Team & Dipak Harke together. Event was organized by BK Laxmi, Director, Brahmakumari, Mysore Sub Zone, Karnataka
The largest group of Children from Shri Samarth Vidya Mandir, Prashala, Savedi, Ahmednagar, Maharashtra , dressed up as Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi included 308 students to pay homage to Father of the Nation- Mahatma Gandhi on the occasion of his 142nd birth anniversary on October 2, 2011 and gave a message “One God, One World Family” . Event organized by Prajapita Brahmakumari Ishwariya Vishwa Vidyalaya and supported by Dadi Janki, B.K. Shashiprabha, B.K Gangadhar, B.K. Deepak, B.K. Rajeshwari, B.K. Dileep and B.K. Chingle.
On occasion of Mahashivratri Festival, Prajapita Brahmakumari Ishwariya Vishwavidyalaya, Ahmedabad, Gujarat has made Largest Shivling measuring 17.7 Feet in height, including 30.4 inches (Forth part of Bottom) Diameter using Plaster of Paris Material, Bamboo and over 500 KG Chocolate & it was exhibited on 8th March, 2013 at Municipal Ground, Nr. Kalyaneshwer Temple, Thakkarbapanagar Road, Ahmedabad. Event was organized by BK Manjuben, BK Krupaben & BK Rinkubhai and supported by BK Dadi Janakiji, BK Saraladidi.
Largest Group of Children from Shri Samarth VIdya Mandir Prashala and Takshila School, Ahmednagar, Dressed up as Rajyogini Dadi Prakashmaniji included 300 students to pay tribute to Dadiji on August 12, 2012 and Gave a Message “Call of Time-God’s Power for Golden Age”. The event was organised by BK Munni Didi-General Manager, Brahmakumaris, Mount Abu, BK Chand Mishra, BK Deepak Harke, Mr Sandeep Mense and Mr Kashyap Singh Chudasama.