Chinmaya Mission Houston

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Announcements for Sun. Dec. 10, 2017

1. Satsanga timings - Sun. Dec. 10, 2017

  8:35 AM - 10:15 AMSatsanga I for adults & Bala Vihar grades Pre-KG-12

10:30 AM - 11:15 AMLanguages, Slokathon & Orchestra Classes

11:20 AM -   1:00 PMSatsanga II for adults & Bala Vihar grades Pre-KG-11

  1:30 PM -   2:15 PMHindi classes for children in Session II

Please note Bhajana classes are held every other Sunday.

2. CMH Library Open House - Sun. Dec. 10, 2017

There will be an open house in the library on Sunday, 10th December after both the sessions.

The library contains a fascinating collection of books, CDs and DVDs on religion, art and culture. We have a complete set of "Amar Chitra Katha", stories of Indian mythology, and history in comic form for small children. There is a very good collection of books for teenagers and adults as well. Please make use of the library. It is located on the second floor. Please visit and check-out the materials of your choice. Volunteers will be there to help.

3. CMH Student Council seeking new members

CMH Student Council is seeking new members. We invite CMH Bala Vihar High school students to apply for the Student Council. We will be selecting up to 20 new members. Following is the selection process:

CMH Bala Vihar High School Students to submit a one page essay on "Why I like Chinmaya Houston, and activities that I am involved in at CMH". Please specify for how many years you have been attending Mssion.

  • Please send the essay by email to " This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ".
  • Deadline for submitting the essay is December 31st, 2017
  • Selection will be confirmed by email on January 10th, 2018.

4. CMH Photo Directory Update 2017

Every few years CMH updates its Members’ photo directory. This directory is a great resource for all members to connect. We are excited to announce that we will be updating our Photo directory this year.

The open photo session dates for Dec. of 2017 as follows:


  • Dec. 12 thru Dec. 23
  • Dec. 27 thru Dec. 30

Timings for the Photo sessions:

  • Mon. thru Fri. 3:00 PM to 8:00 PM
  • Sat. 10:00 AM thru 5:00 PM
  • Sun. 9:00 AM thru 4:00 PM

Place for the Photo sessions:

  • Tapovan room below the Sivalaya

Link for Scheduling your photo sessions:

For detailed information, please click here  

4. Hindu American Foundation (HAF) is looking to hire

HAF is currently hiring for three new positions.

For all details please click here

Most importantly, HAF needs someone with dedication, outstanding personal values, strong communication skills, good understanding of Hinduism, personal sadhana – and all values that they would get from interaction with Chinmaya Mission and our Acaryas.

5. Remember to use AMAZONSMILE - CMH receives .5% of member purchases, as donation

As announced, please note, that CMH has now been registered with the AmazonSmile program. This means that every time a CMH member buys through AmazonSmileCMH receives .5% of our member purchases as donation from Amazon. For your convenience this link has now been provided on our CMH website.

We encourage all members to save the above link in their “Favorites” and use this link for future purchases. This change does not cost members anything extra, but will most certainly help with CMH finances.


6. Sri Saumyakasi Sivalaya

Temple timing:

Monday to Friday
9:00 AM - Noon
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Saturday and Sunday            
8:30 AM - 2:00 PM

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Annual Sponsorship of Pujas at Saumyakasi Sivalaya

To seek the Lord’s grace through out the year and/or on special occasions like Birthdays and Anniversaries, and to have the priest perform Arcana and Arati on your behalf in the temple, please fill out the annual sponsorship form.

Puja Schedule:

Everyday  Arati 7:30 PM

Every Monday  Rudrabhisekam 7:00 PM

Every Pradosa day Rudrabhisekam 7:00 PM

Every Saturday Sri Sivasahasranama Puja 9:00 AM

Every Caturthi day Ganesa Puja 6:30 PM

Every Purnima day Sri Satyanarayana Puja    
6:30 PM


7. CMH Worldwide Announcements – non CMH specific

A. Devi Mahatmyam Caritam 2 at CIF Mar. 26, 2018 – Mar. 31, 2018

By Swami Shradananda Sarasvati

For further details please click here