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The Brahma Kumaris (Sanskrit: ब्रह्माकुमारी, "People of Brahma"), fully known as the Brahma Kumaris World Spiritual University (BKWSU) is a religious movement that was founded in Hyderabad, Sindh, Pakistan during the 1930s.

The Brahma Kumaris was founded by Dada Lekhraj Kripalani. It is well known for the large role that women play in the movement. The headquarters of the Brahma Kumaris is in Mount Abu, India. It teaches a form of meditation called Raja Yoga Meditation. In 2008, the movement said that it had more than 825,000 members, with over 8,500 centres in 100 countries.

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