“Let the rose bloom to its fullest glory not only for itself, but for another too. Because in its blooming, it makes the whole world a bit more beautiful. This is why you should strive to be the best you can be, so that other too can rejoice in it.” – Dhyan Vimal, Founder of Friends to Mankind.
For those whose lives were a sharing to humanity and their efforts bloomed to make a difference in this world, Friends to Mankind dedicates this section of its webpage to keep their fragrance alive. May their lives inspire many more to do the same. Friends to Mankind is proud to honour them.
He is one of Dhyan Vimal’s martial arts teacher who has a great impact upon his life. He is the first to inspire the idea of Friends to Mankind in Dhyan Vimal’s life. Pak Wan is a Muslim by faith, who embraces everybody, who acted as a powerful role model and an inspiration to anyone who has come to know him.
He is a man of simple means from a small fishing village in Mersing in the state of Johor in Malaysia, whose story should be told to the world. Friends to Mankind officially recognises him and is ever indebted and is grateful to this wonderful human being. He is truly an inspiration to all of us on how we can be.
From the early years when Dhyan Vimal started his work, Valuraja has been in the scene, extending a helping hand in the much needed moments. He has been instrumental in the creation of the School and continues to relentlessly do what he can, where he is for The Sacred Work and Friends to Mankind. He truly is a simple man with a beautiful heart that inspires and enriches us all.
A long time student of Dhyan Vimal, Subramani spent many years being the guardian of Dhyan Vimal’s work and school in Malaysia. He spearheads the Malaysian Sanggha and continues to play a significant role in the growth and expansion of The Sacred Work and Friends to Mankind. His steadfast commitment to living out and sharing the work is admirable.
A Cuban jewel in the heart of Vancouver, Isabel supported the establishment and expansion of The Sacred Work and Friends to Mankind immensely. She is the owner of a beautiful heart that matches her relentlessness spirit to share and support the work.
Alandra has been involved in the health, healing and self-transformation areas of work for over 20 years. Born in England and raised by many nations over her wide travels globally, Alandra embodies the essence of a strong woman who exudes passion and commitment to her work. She is a veteran actress in the Hollywood and English movie scene. She is an exponent of the hula dance form who inherited the artform from a renowned Hawaiian hula master, kumu Kawaikapuokalani Hewett. She has contributed immensely to the establishment of The Sacred Work in North America and continues her dedication is sharing the knowledge to many, doing her part to breathe life into the work within her community.
During Dhyan Vimal’s first year in Canada, Clayton was one of the first few to help develop the School and Friends to Mankind foundation. His efforts and contribution have paved the way for this work to be made possible.
Shooting With Soul is Peter’s production company that documented and filmed all of Dhyan Vimal’s work in Canada in the past year. His work has helped capture and preserve the preciousness of The Sacred Work and Friends to Mankind. He always walks the extra mile to extend a helping hand to a friend and humanity.
Peter is a Swiss-born artist who resides in Canada and has been very instrumental in the formative years of The Sacred Work and Friends to Mankind. A kind, gentle man with a loving heart, Peter has a readiness to extend his hand to a friend. He continues to support the works of Dhyan Vimal School of Mastery and Friends to Mankind in North America.
A Sarawak-born artist who embraces his culture and tradition with pride and honour, Brian is a prominent designer with an eye for creativity and perfection. His creativity is expressed in his work as a fashion, interior and concept designer. Brian has been with Dhyan Vimal from the beginning. He has been a firm pillar in the establishment of all the learning centres under the School, playing an immensely significant role in the establishment of Dhyan Vimal School of Mastery and Friends to Mankind.
Basky, as he is fondly referred to, initiated the first learning centre in Malaysia. He was responsible in setting up, developing and establishing the School that housed Dhyan Vimal’s early programmes. His dedication will always be cherished.
Victor is an entrepreneur who has worked with corporations and individuals for many years. But, his passion and gift for astrology has led him to be a world-class astrologer. He was Dhyan Vimal’s astrology teacher during his early years. Through his learnings of the teachings of Dhyan Vimal, Victor is now developing Profiling Astrology as a science and knowledge that can be understood by everyone, a tool to decode one’s astrological birth-chart.
Known as KC fondly to all who knew him, this free-spirited adventurist made travelling and sharing his gift, his way of life. He contributed enormously to those who through his artistic works found an outlet of self-expression for themselves. His passing away is a great loss to humanity. Yet, the legacy of his work that many carry as a part of themselves lives on.
A prominent art director and editor in the Tamil movie industry, Ragu spent many intense days and sleepless night working to document some of Dhyan Vimal’s work. His contribution to The Sacred Work and Friends to Mankind is immeasurable.
www.dhyanvimal.tv is a primary international communications channel for Dhyan Vimal’s work. Roger helped set up this website, that today, is giving people from around the world instant access to Dhyan Vimal’s work. His support and dedication extended to the expansion of The Sacred Work and Friends to Mankind is invaluable.
Her contribution to The Sacred Work and Friends to Mankind was instrumental in the work spreading its wings across Canada. Her radio talk show is her mouthpiece to the world where, in her own unique way, she reaches out to humanity. Her warm and kind heart; and her timeliness in stepping forward to be a friend to mankind is truly a gift.
A dynamic individual, Saravanarajan holds a doctorate in directing and film making. He is established in the film industry in India and has much to offer humanity through his directional skills and eye for capturing life’s best moments. He has helped in the establishment of The Sacred Work from its early beginnings and is a dear friend of Dhyan Vimal. One of his projects with Friends to Mankind includes seeking out some of humanity’s best, rarest, most precious and beautiful moments through his lenses and sharing it, for the world to savour.
Acclaimed dancer, choreographer and artistic director of Sutra Dance Theatre, Ramli Ibrahim, is truly an embodiment of a dancer, a ‘guru’ and a guardian of the sacred art. Odissi and Bharata Natyam is looked upon with such grandeur in Malaysia because of this visionary of arts. He inspired and cultivated a whole generation of Malaysian dancers, presenting some of the finest of our time. Ramli continues to cast his net, finding ways to bring the best of art-forms to life and documenting them for the future generations to inherit. This visionary of arts is truly a gift to humanity.
Success embracing an entrepreneur like Brian at such a young age is no accident. He is an embodiment of the common phrase, ‘action speaks louder than words’. Owner of a kind and caring heart for another, he is one of the first few people who extended support for the work of Friends to Mankind. Apart from business, Brian is a poet by passion who has written over a hundred poems which will soon be published by Friends to Mankind.
Kumari is a Malaysian-born nurse who now resides in Australia. A multi-talented individual, Kumari is also currently authoring a book that will soon be read by millions around the world. Her beauty is in the way she extends a helping hand in time of need. She plays an essential role in sharing The Sacred Work within her community and is establishing the Mastery Meditation technique in Australia.
Friends to Mankind (FtoM) is an international non-profit organisation that works with individuals, corporations and philanthropic organizations towards the betterment of humanity. Focusing on finding creative ways to raise funds and awareness for other like minded non profits that fit the Friends To Mankind ethos, we are building a family of people saying "Yes, I am a Friend to Mankind" and we are doing what we can, where we are.
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