Dadi Janki

Dadi Janki is a pioneer in spiritual leadership. In 2007 she became the Administrative Head of the Brahma Kumaris World Spiritual University, known for its grass roots work and its role convening international projects and dialogue about issues of world transformation.

An energetic nonagenerian, Dadi Janki provides inspiration and practical help to millions. Since 1974, she has overseen the expansion of the university’s work into over 100 countries. She shares only that which is an example in her own life.

A mentor to business and community leaders, Dadi was one of the few women spiritual leaders empowering women to become leaders in their communities, following India’s independence. In 1992 she was invited to be one of ten Keepers of Wisdom, an eminent group of world spiritual leaders convened to advise the Earth Summit in Brazil on the fundamental spiritual dilemmas that underpin current worldwide environment issues. Her awards include the Medal of Independence from The King of Jordan, for humanitarian work.