Chinmaya Mission Houston

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Announcements for Sun. Mar. 04, 2018

1. Satsanga timings - Sun, Mar 04, 2018

Please note below the slight change for Session II due to our Holi Celebration:

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

10:30 AM - 11:15 AM Languages, & Orchestra Classes

11:20 AM – 12:30 PMSatsanga II for adults & Bala Vihar grades Pre-KG-11
  • Children will go directly to their classrooms. No assembly in the second session only.
  • Languages classes after Session II will be combined with language classes after Session I.
  • The combined language classes will take place from 10:30 AM to 11:20 AM.

Holi Celebration at CMH - Sun, Mar 4, 2018

We can’t wait to celebrate Holi with a lot of fun, including Holi Fire, lunch, music, games and color with our CMH family.

Where: At CMH premises

When: Sun. Mar. 4, after the second session

Time: 12:30 PM onwards

Tickets are nearly sold out, we have just a very few remaining, and they will be available for purchase in the dining area between the two sessions only, for a flat rate of $10/- per ticket.

For further details please click here

2. Kudos to all Members for on time arrival last Sunday

Kudos to all Chinmaya Mission members for a demonstration of dedication and devotion for being on time last Sunday. It was very uplifting to see everyone’s co-operation, and KEEP IT UP.

3. Sri Sita Rama Kalyanam - Sunday, March 25, 2018

On the occasion of Sri Rama Navami, you are cordially invited to the divine wedding of Bhagwan Sri Rama and Maa Sita Devi. Details are below:

When: Sunday, March 25, 2018

Where: In the Sivalaya Courtyard

Time: 8:45AM-11:30AM

Maha Prasadam to follow the ceremony.

Special plans are underway to involve Balavihar kids in the grand event. Do not miss this divine opportunity to witness the wedding and receive the grace and blessings of Bhagwan Rama and Maa Sita Devi.


1. Kalyana Seva - $501

2. Kanyadana Seva - 301

3. Annadana Seva - $101

4. Kalyana Mandapa Seva - $51

5. Pushpalankara Seva - $51

6. Arcana Seva - $21

Please RSVP and enroll for the Sevas online
Sri Sita Rama Kalyanam

4. Gita Chanting Competition for Bala Vihar children on May 5, 2018

On the occasion of Pujya Gurudeva's birthday, we conduct Gita Chanting Competition for our Bala Vihar children every year.

This year the competition is on Bhagavad Gita Chapter 16 and will be held on Saturday, May 05.

For complete details of the Gita Chanting Competition, please visit Chinmaya Houston Gita Chanting Competition Page

5. CMH Photo Directory

Please schedule your photo session appointments on one of the dates below, if you have not already done so:


  • Friday, March 2, 2018 through Sunday, March 4, 2018
  • Friday, March 9, 2018 through Sunday, March 11, 2018
  • Friday, March 23, 2018 through Sunday, March 25, 2018


  • Friday: 3:00 PM through 8:00 PM
  • Saturday: 10:00 AM through 5:00 PM
  • Sunday: 9:00 AM through 4:00 PM

Link for scheduling:

(Please note this link is also available through our CMH website)

8. 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.


9. Sri Saumyakasi Sivalaya

Temple timing:

Monday to Friday
9:00 AM - Noon
5:30 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

8. CMH Worldwide Announcements – non CMH specific

A. Bhakti Immersive Camp Oct. 28 – Nov. 07, 2018

Pujya Guruji Swami Tejomayanandaji will be expounding the divine text, Srimad Bhagavatam for the first time at Adi Sankara Nilayam

For further details please click here

B. Pujya Swami Swaroopanandaji’s Holi Message

In celebration of this colorful festival, Pujya Swami Swaroopanandaji’s message below is a call to eliminate divisions and let love prevail

For the message please click here