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Need a BK ombudsman or support center


Post Tue Dec 30, 2014 12:43 pm
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This has been discussed before. Especially given recent threads, we almost need a ombudsman or support center for BKs and their friends and families to get good guidance (e.g. for a student or a person whose partner is NOT in gyan).
It can also be a place where they can share their issues in a private fashion.

ISKCON has done it http://iskconresolve.org/ in 2002, which is great to see.

Thoughts? Ideas?

Post Wed Dec 31, 2014 12:43 am

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I feel there is no need to have so mediation like in in ISKON.

Because, here, Baba is there in incognito and that help is the most one. Just suggestions, would be enough.

So- I feel a separate sub section in the forum would be Ok/enough.

But- if others feel it should be different, then that is also exactly right.
Murli Pt:- Gambheerataa se full marks jamaa hota hai. Mamma toh gambheerataa kee devi thi. = The virtue seriousness gives full marks. Mamma was a deity of seriousness.


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It is a good idea and lot of people will be benefitted. You should look at supporting Exiting BKs too who are often shunned by the centres and many go through tremendous emotional turmoil leaving the BKs and adjusting to "normal" lives

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good point. can you come up with an article that will be helpful for exiting BKs that we'll be able to use?

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Global Hospital Trauma Care has Mentalhealth and Well Being Dept for the BKs who need counselling:

http://www.mentalhealthghtc.com/

Similarly Global Hospital has a Spiritual Well being Centre.


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Would they provide support and counseling for exiting BKs? They are in need of counseling much more than active BKs in general.

Post Mon Nov 30, 2015 11:55 am
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We have to design a Mobile App for both BK and Non-BK


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With regarding exiting BKs,
To what extent the exiting BKs would be having faith or be ready to listen to counselling from BKs?

But, advise or suggestions of some matured Bks may be useful. There are some BKs whose relation with sister incharges have become bad and do not visit centres, but still faith is not lost. They will have to do self study at home.

Some might have lost faith to a great extent. But, they still have some good feelings towards BKWSU, better they visit just once a week or twice in a month so that they are not influenced by sister incharges or other BKs.

And, for those who have lost total faith, better if we have list of the counselling centres or some activities available in the outside world. As per their frequency and taste, they can be guided to some of them.
Murli Pt:- Gambheerataa se full marks jamaa hota hai. Mamma toh gambheerataa kee devi thi. = The virtue seriousness gives full marks. Mamma was a deity of seriousness.


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With regarding exiting BKs,
To what extent the exiting BKs would be having faith or be ready to listen to counselling from BKs?

If its institutionalized as a process for exiting BKs, they will be happy to take advise. Also it need not always be BKs counseling. BKs can advise on right counselors to help in the exiting process. Its still better than leaving them in a bad shape where they would find it extremely difficult to adapt to outside world as is usually the case


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