Chinmaya Mission Houston

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Announcements for Sun. Apr. 08, 2018

1. Satsanga timings - Sun, Apr 08, 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. Link to the Photographs of Sri Sita Rama Kalyanam Event

We are excited to share the much awaited link of the photographs of this auspicious and grand celebration. Please click here to view the photos.

3. Contribution Statements

2018 YTD contribution statements have been emailed this week. Please contact This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it if there are any discrepancies or if you have not received your statement.

If you wish to contribute online, please visit the following links: - One-time contribution: Click here. - Recurring pledge contributions: Click here.

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. Junior CHYK Day Camp Jun. 11 -15, 2018

The Efficient, The Effective, The Enlightened - an exploration of the Bhagavad Gita

by Acarya Vivek ji and Br. Shwetaji

Dates: June 11 to 15

Time: 9AM to 5PM

Location: CMH

Age group: 14 to 17 (8th Grade onwards)

Registration details available from April 15th

6. Houston CHYK Camp June 15-17, 2018

The Evolution Within: From Prosperity to Peace

The Houston CHYKs would like to invite all CHYKs to join us from June 15-17, 2018 for an amazing weekend camp at Chinmaya Mission Houston.

The camp will be guided by Acarya Vivekji from Niagara Falls and includes discourses with Br. Shweta Chaitanya from Houston.

The theme of the CHYK camp is The Evolution Within: From Prosperity to Peace. In this retreat we will learn how to harness and channel the power of the mind to create a dynamic life of peace and poise.

The camp is open to 11th and 12th graders, college students, and young professionals up to age 28. Registration is open and can be done on

Please email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it for any questions.

7. 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.


8. 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

9. CMH Worldwide Announcements – non CMH specific

A. Chinmaya Mahasamadhi Aradhana Camp Jul. 30 – Aug. 04, 2018

San Diego, CA

We are pleased to inform all families that the early bird discount is still in effect and has been extended to April 30, 2018. Please take advantage of the extension period and register as quickly as possible to attend the 25th Mahasamadhi camp. Rates will go up on May 1, 2018.

For further details please click here

B. Chinmaya International Foundation (CIF) Calendar



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