Media Release: Charan Gill seeking silence at Glasgow Royal Concert Hall


BEST known as Glasgow’s ‘Curry King’, renowned entrepreneur, Charan Gill MBE, will host ‘Seeking Silence’, an event teaching people how to tap into the healing power of their own inner silence at Glasgow Royal Concert Hall next Saturday.

‘Seeking Silence’ will show how inner peace and silence is the key to the healing of mind, body and soul using a range of techniques, including Raja Yoga meditation.

Charan’s role as host follows his own application of meditation which has led him to make major changes to his modern lifestyle.

“My interest in this technique is linked to the chaos of the modern world – every morning we read the news about the Eurozone crisis, Syria or the Middle East – until at some point you start to question how do you keep yourself sane in this world?

“When all this chaos is surrounding you, how do you stay on the straight and narrow

“People are starting to look for different ways because the old ways, in my opinion, are broken.

“This technique about re-evaluating what you’re doing; it helps you rewire your brain, which is like a large computer; the memory can be cleared and the brain can be rewired to work in a different way.

“The techniques to make that happen apply to everybody; it’s a tool that you can use in your life, no matter who you are.

“‘Seeking Silence’ is a helpful guide to taming useless thoughts of past regrets and anxiety about possible future events.

“It leads to a calm awareness of all that is happening to the mind and body, whilst not being distracted by events that we cannot change and have no control over.”

The event provides an opportunity for people from all religious and cultural backgrounds to explore their own spirituality and learn skills of reflection and meditation derived from Raja Yoga, which will help develop inner calm, clear thinking and personal well-being.

With presentations from lecturer Anthony Strano and international speaker and spiritual educator Gopi Patel, ‘Seeking Silence’ is at Glasgow Royal Concert Hall from 3pm-5pm on Saturday 9th June.

To register for the event call 0141 552 7446 and for further information email


For further information please contact Charan Gill at tel 0141 334 4633

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Date 1st June12

Notes to Editors

  • Charan Gill is a former shipbuilder who founded his Harlequin Leisure Group in Glasgow in 1994 and built it into what was recognised as Europe’s largest chain of Indian restaurants, before selling it in a multi-million pound deal in 2005. Following the sale of his restaurant empire, Charan’s next move was to pen his autobiography, ‘Tikka Look at me Now’, and star in the hit Channel 4 TV series, The Secret Millionaire.
  • Anthony Strano is a lecturer, with over 30 years experience of teaching and practice behind him. He travels internationally, conducting lectures, workshops and seminars on the practical application of spiritual ideas. He is also the national coordinator of the Brahma Kumaris organisation in Greece and the author of ‘Slaying the Three Dragons’, ‘Seeking Silence’ and ‘The Alpha Point’.
  • Gopi Patel is an international speaker and spiritual educator. An experienced meditation teacher, she has studied and practised Raja Yoga meditation with the Brahma Kumaris for over 28 years. She emphasises the personal and spiritual growth of the individual as a vehicle for social and economic development and also as the basis of organisational effectiveness. Raised in Africa and educated in UK and India, she blends eastern spiritual wisdom with western education and culture.
  • The Brahma Kumaris World Spiritual University (UK) teaches Raja Yoga as a way of experiencing peace of mind and a positive approach to life.
  • Raja Yoga meditation is an open-eyed technique that can be used by anyone, anywhere, whether they want to learn how to relax, need to be more concentrated and creative or are searching for personal enlightenment.

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