The Brahma Kumaris institution with its headquarters at Mount Abu , Rajasthan is a socio-spiritual and educational institution of international repute. It has over 8000 centres in 132 countries with membership over 8,00,000 worldwide. It is committed to the cause of moral and spiritual uplift of mankind. Its services are philanthropic and open to all irrespective of caste, creed, colour, community, nationality, race and religion.
The Brahma Kumaris Institution is a non-governmental organization affiliated to the Department of Public Information (DPI) in consultative status with the United Nations Economic & Social Council (ECOSOC) and UNICEF. The institution has received 7 Peace Messenger Awards for their significant contributions in the observance of the United Nation's International Year of Peace.