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for Spirituality in Healthcare

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The Janki Foundation is a UK charity promoting spirituality in healthcare. Great advances in the field of medicine on the physical level have led to ever-increasing demands on the health services, but at the expense of a more human-centred ethic and practice.

The Foundation acknowledges the central role of positive thoughts and feelings, compassion and kindness in maintaining wellbeing and preventing illness. Through publications, experiential learning, talks, and networking, the Foundation provides opportunities to further such approaches among individuals and professionals.

Health and Healing

Spiritual awareness is an energy that transcends religion, culture, possessions, social status, and language.

It strengthens our self-image, such as to enable the mind to become steady in the face of life’s challenges, and the body to stay within the limits of healthy function.

We are more vulnerable to suffering and disease when we identify ourselves with the physical aspects of reality, including the body, relationships, and the actions we perform. This is because everything of the physical world is in a state of constant flux. Faced with loss (or the threat of loss) of external support over which we have little or no control, we are liable to become fearful and defensive. People and situations then weigh heavily upon us. Prolonged negative feelings drain us of confidence and strength and are a common cause of many types of illness.

When we focus on the positive side of what it means to be human, experiencing shared values such as love, peace, and joy, we move towards a state of resilience and strength which promotes healing and health.

Forthcoming Events

One-day Silent Retreat

SERIES OF ONGOING ONE-DAY SILENT RETREATS organised by Newron Medical Services in collaboration with Janki Foundation  …

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Latest News

‘Conscious living, Conscious dying ’ – Shining Light on Death Workshop 2, 15th June 2019

The news reported below is the experience written by one of the participants.   This workshop was held on Saturday 15th June 2019 at Global Co-operation House, London, and organised by the Janki Foundation to encourage deeper conversations about death. It was the second of two workshops that arose from…

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ONE-DAY SILENT RETREAT IN KENT – 27th April 2019

Led by – Dr Julia Ronder, Consultant Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist/Community Paediatrician, Certified Mindful Self-Compassion Teacher   Theme – “Building Resilience through Gratitude and Appreciation”   This talk/workshop set the scene for a day of silence for a group of 19 health professionals/those in caring roles held at The Quiet View, Kingston, near…

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‘A Shared Experience’ – Shining Light on Death Workshop 1, 13th April 2019

A Shared Experience, the first of the Shining Light on Death workshops, was held on Saturday 13th April at Global Cooperation House (London) and organised by the Janki Foundation. Facilitated by Bridget Haley, nurse and caregiver, Suja Chandran, senior social worker, and Bhavna Patani, co-ordinator and secretary of the Janki Foundation, it provided…

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