Chinmaya Mission Houston

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Announcements for Sun. Mar. 18, 2018

1. Satsanga timings - Sun, Mar 18, 2018

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

10:30 AM - 11:15 AMLanguages & 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. 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

All members are requested to RSVP even if they are not enrolling for any Sevas
Sri Sita Rama Kalyanam

3. Seek CMH authorization to broadcast video/photos of CMH events

Many of our members take videos or photos at various CMH events. You are welcome to do so for your personal use.

However, in case you wish to forward these on to newspapers or TV channels for broadcasting, you need to seek authorization from CMH. You may contact Jay Deshmukh at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , for any authorization and or further clarification.

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 web 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 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)

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



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