The Healing Mind

Q&A with Dadi Janki

“I make a point of creating thoughts and feelings of happiness, peace and benevolence, which make me feel better – not worse.”

How can I not worry when my body is unwell?

Our response to pain can cause as much distress as the pain itself – so we need to learn how to use our minds to help, not hinder, our recovery. I have spent many years both as a nurse and a patient, and have seen how silence works alongside science in the healing process.

I can use the power of my mind to step back from what is happening in my body. By observing what is happening, instead of being caught up in it, I free myself from negative thoughts and feelings. I make a point of creating thoughts and feelings of happiness, peace and benevolence, which make me feel better – not worse.

It is important not to suppress what is in my heart, as this can impede healing. Let me listen to my heart with love and honesty. Honesty gives me spiritual power to deal with the situations I have to face. But I must be careful not to take on sorrow, for that weakens me. If I keep having pure, positive thoughts and good wishes for myself and for others, then I will be cared for, I will receive power and my mind will become strong and in this way I will help the body to heal.

Dadi Janki is Administrative Head of the Brahma Kumaris. She is also President of the Janki Foundation for Global Health Care, a UK–based charity that researches and promotes a values–based model of modern health care, offering improved understanding in response to suffering and encouraging the development of positive thoughts and attitudes. www.jankifoundation.org

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surya kar
# surya kar 2016-08-03 10:49
baba
surya kar
# surya kar 2016-08-03 10:48
bk artical
Vicky
# Vicky 2015-06-18 07:33
I agree that the mind has to be in peace in order for us to make good judgements. The mind controls the body. If the mind thinks of negative elements than the body will indulge in negative thinkings which in return will make us angry, unhappy jealous etc.
Edogaro
# Edogaro 2015-02-03 12:11
I wish to express my gratitude for this article. I admit living in anger, and now I realize it is because I exist within a limited = materialistic frame of mind. Although I had contacted this knowledge many years ago, I didn't embrace it, but now I am tired of the aching in my soul. Blessings to you all.
Moderator
# Moderator 2015-01-04 14:22

The answers are within this article, Chaton. Please read it again. Dadi says "By observing what is happening, instead of being caught up in it, I free myself from negative thoughts and feelings. I make a point of creating thoughts and feelings of happiness, peace and benevolence, which make me feel better – not worse.”

Chaton
# Chaton 2015-01-04 00:11
How do you keep or stay in a positive thinking situation?
Disee Ram
# Disee Ram 2014-07-29 14:20
Thanks to baphdada and dadiji dadiji is realy master of ocean of knowledge.
Eka Ayu
# Eka Ayu 2014-06-04 06:33
So powerful :) Thanks for sharing this OS*
Mariles Sim
# Mariles Sim 2014-02-23 04:56
How very true! The more you think of negative things, the more your body experiences distress. On the other hand, when you concentrate on thoughts that are good and uplifting, your body responds positively. You experience well-being, and if ill, your body slowly, but surely, heals naturally. We make ourselves sick by the thoughts we think, and likewise, we heal ourselves by the uplifting, healthy and noble thoughts that constantly occupy our minds. We really become what we think.
kiran
# kiran 2013-06-05 05:38
Amazing lines....problem of yours is not the problem ,the reaction ,response to the problem is the actual problem....
Indira Patel
# Indira Patel 2013-05-05 13:37
Being honest from my heart and loving myself and others brings a lot of happiness to the self and others has helped me heal myself. Thank you Bapdada and Dadiji
jagdish
# jagdish 2013-03-22 08:38
thanks .
Raghavi
# Raghavi 2013-01-23 11:49
Om shanti,
Slowly but gradually I am healing myself.
I feel afresh and revived when I listen to Dadi Janki.
saldy
# saldy 2013-01-21 02:15

i have experienced this myself...where i only entertain positive thoughts,words,actions,time, wealth in a positive worthwile way,, there only, i could experience eternal energy,,positive energy...in mysefl, family, community where i intereact with...

prince kumar
# prince kumar 2013-01-09 18:16
yeah!!!! i definatly agree and i must apply in my personal life
surendra Meghji Shah
# surendra Meghji Shah 2012-10-26 13:44
This is what all human needs in to-days life. The world is full of sorrow and they all are looking for this food. They are unaware of this food. In real they should go for this. This is the real Spiritual School where you can learn very easily.
Good Wishes to all.
Surendra M Shah.
vishal sharma
# vishal sharma 2012-07-25 18:10
Very nice article .... It is really wonderful to see the thoughts which detach soul from physical pain and helps in attaining soul consciousness .... I would love to experience that.
SRINIVAS
# SRINIVAS 2012-06-05 07:39
very very excellent, Thank you
BIPIN SHINDE
# BIPIN SHINDE 2012-05-20 10:55

'OM SHANTI' It is true that Honesty gives me spiritual power to deal with the situations. Ishwar mere sath hai to darane kya ki bath hai.

Amita Tiwari
# Amita Tiwari 2012-05-07 04:15
We have to keep our thoughts positive even in unfavourable circumstances.Soon the situation too will change.
nirmal mahat
# nirmal mahat 2012-02-09 13:16
Best regards for your spiritual journey!
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# Moderator 2012-01-23 04:04

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Tapati Roy
# Tapati Roy 2012-01-21 03:23

I am very interested about love-concepts in our life.I get very much happyness and peace by your research and ideas. If you send me any of your recent works I will be grateful. I think they will become very popular and touch human-hearts and help people to be happy in their daily life . Thanks and best wishes Tapati Roy

Vaishali Suryakant Naik
# Vaishali Suryakant Naik 2012-01-16 13:31
Agreed to it...