This event is being held by the The Janki Foundation. A UK charity promoting spirituality in health care. It supports healthcare professionals through values-based dialogue and training, and contributes to general wellbeing through inspirational books, CDs and lectures.
Dadi Janki, a world renowned spiritual leader, has worked for more than 70 years
to acquire inner strength and resilience, linked to maintaining humility and an
attitude of giving to others in the face of adversity. Having faced several
life-threatening illnesses, she is a practical example of how mental mastery releases
enormous potential in our ability to create our own state of well-being as well as
strengthen our capacity to uplift and serve others. At the age of 96, she continues
to inspire millions! Dadi Janki is President of the Janki Foundation, and Administrative
Head of the Brahma Kumaris World Spiritual University.
Andrew Powell is a psychiatrist and psychotherapist, and founding chair of the
Spirituality and Psychiatry Special Interest Group of the Royal College of Psychiatrists
(www.rcpsych.ac.uk/spirit). He is co-editor of ‘Spirituality and Psychiatry’ (RCPsych
Publications 2009). His papers on spirituality and mental health are available online
from the publications archive of the Special Interest Group.
Chair: Neville Hodgkinson, Former Medical and Science Correspondent, The Sunday
Times; author, ‘Will to be Well – the Real Alternative Medicine’ and ‘Aids: The Failure of
This event will also be webcast live http://www.bkwsu.org/uk/live