ST LOUIS: The Brahma Kumaris world spiritual organization organized a program entitled ‘Being Happy No Matter What’ at the Hindu Temple of St. Louis on Saturday, August 18.
The keynote speaker was Mary Friedland of Chicago who was introduced by Dr Naidu of Hindu Temple St. Louis. The event was attended by over 125 members.
Mary Friedland has practiced Raja Yoga meditation with the Brahma Kumaris since 1987. She enjoys experimenting with the principles and methods of Raja Yoga meditation to achieve higher levels of clarity and freedom in her life. Professionally, she has worked in the field of education as a classroom teacher, corporate trainer, textbook editor and yoga instructor.
She has a BA in Psychology from the University of Illinois and an MA in Special Education from Northeastern Illinois University. She currently resides at the Brahma Kumaris Meditation Center in Chicago and teaches meditation and courses in practical spirituality throughout the United States.
She spoke on how the nourishment of happiness can change a person from weak into powerful, make difficult things easy and heavy things light. Remaining happy is a great act of charity and no matter what happens, our happiness should not be lost. After the talk Prasad was served.
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