Chinmaya Mission Houston

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Announcements for Sun. Mar. 11, 2018

1. Satsanga timings: Sun. Mar. 11, 2018

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

10:30 AM - 11:15 AMLanguages, Bhajana & 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.

In order to prepare children for the Gita Chanting Competition (GCC), we will have Gita Chanting classes instead of Slokathon, from Feb 4 to Apr. 29, 2018. Slokathon children will attend GCC classes.

Gita Chanting Classes

Chanting Classes for Balavihara children will be held every Sunday at Chinmaya Prabha from February 3rd to April 29th.

Bala Vihar children are required to attend classes for their respective sessions as below:

Class Times for Session 1: 7:45 AM - 8:30 AM

Group Grades Classroom Room Number



3 & 4

Class Times for Session 2: 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

Group Grades Classroom Room Number



3 & 4
Conf Room

Attached herewith is the Bala Mandir Floor map for ease of reference.

2. CMH Holi pictures uploaded to the website

We are happy to announce that the CMH Holi pictures have already been uploaded to our website. To view the pictures please click here

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. Maha Kalyanotsava Seva - $1001

2. Kalyana Seva - $501

3. Kanyadana Seva - 301

4. Annadana Seva - $101

5. Kalyana Mandapa Seva - $51

6. Pushpalankara Seva - $51

7. 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 9, 2018 through Sunday, March 11, 2018
  • Friday, March 23, 2018 through Sunday, March 25, 2018


  • 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)

6. 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.


7. 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. Chinmaya Mahasamadhi Aradhana Camp, San Diego, CA,  July 30 – Aug 04, 2018

The Early bird discount deadline is being extended till Saturday, March 31, 2018. Discount will not be available after this date.

For further details please click here