New Religious Movements

Brahma Kumaris

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 8 September 2015.

Phone: 408-935-8740
Email: contact@bkmilpitas.org
Website: http://www.bkmilpitas.org/
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Brahma Kumaris

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 8 September 2015.

Phone: 518-589-5000
Email: peacevillage@bkwsu.com
Website: http://www.peacevillage.com/
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Brahma Kumaris

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 25 June 2014.

Phone: 323-933-2808
Email: losangeles@bkwsu.com [office], bklosangeles@usa.net [home]
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Demonstrators in Houston Draw Attention to Persecution of Falun Gong

July 20, 2001

Source: The Houston Chronicle

On July 20, 2001, The Houston Chronicle published a piece on people demonstrating outside the Chinese consulate in Houston who "are calmly drawing attention to the Chinese government's persecution of the Falun Gong spiritual movement...The Chinese government has sent thousands of Falun Gong followers to prison or labor camps...As long as the United States nourishes liberty and China's rulers war against it, relations between the two nations will not and cannot be smooth."

Parents Guide Children with Falun Gong Practice

July 9, 2001

Source: The Baltimore Sun

On July 9, 2001, The Baltimore Sun reported that "a small but growing number of immigrant [Chinese] parents [in the U.S.] say [the meditation and exercise practice called Falun Gong] is helping kids stay out of trouble...Children are receiving instruction in small, informal groups at a Howard County park." Parents fear "the permissive [American] culture will lead their children astray."

Falun Gong Members March to D.C.

July 4, 2001

Source: The Boston Globe

On July 4, 2001, The Boston Globe reported that "Falun Gong practitioners are in the middle of a march to Washington, D.C., to express solidarity with the spiritual group human rights activists say is persecuted in its native China...Falun Gong advocates a mix of meditative exercises and moral precepts and was banned in China as a cult in 1999." About 200 local Falun Gong practitioners are in the Boston area, most of whom are Chinese immigrants.

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