Chinmaya Mission Houston

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Announcements for Sun. Apr. 29, 2018

1.   Satsanga timings: Sun. Apr. 29, 2018

8:35 AM - 10:15 AM

Satsanga I for adults & Bala Vihar grades Pre-KG-12

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

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

1:30 PM - 2:15 PM Hindi 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

Please bring printed copy of Bhagavad Gita Chapter 16.
Attached herewith is the Bala Mandir Floor map for ease of reference.

2.  New Member Orientation  Sun. Oct. 29, 2017

 Sunday October 29th we will be having an orientation for new members or for those who have never attended a CMH orientation so far. We encourage all new members to avail this opportunity to learn a little bit more about our facility and its program.

Time: 10:20 AM

Place: In the 6th grade class room S202

3.  Bala Vihar Re-Enrollment for 2018-2019

Bala Vihar re-enrollment is underway for the 2018-2019 academic year. Eligible families will receive online re-enrollment links in the next couple of days. Please fill out the online form and submit it as soon as you can.
Make sure that the following information is correct:

* Grade the Bala Vihar child will be attending in September 2018

* Session you would like to attend for the year 2018-2019

* Enter proper selection for extra class option - only one extra class can be selected.

* Please check all the pre-filled information and make changes where required.

Deadline to fill out Bala Vihar re-enrollment form is May 31, 2018.
Question pertaining to re-enrollment should directed to  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

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
.  The schedule is as below:

Saturday, May 5th
TIME Description
8:00 AM to 8:30 AM Check in
8:25 AM to 8:35 AM Everyone gathers in Smrti Hall
Bhajana & Dhun in Smrti Hall
8:35 AM to 9:00 AM Arati
Welcome note
Acarya's Address
Directions to participants and parents
Disperse to competition rooms
9:00 AM to 12:00 PM Gita Chanting Competition
12:00 PM to 12:30 PM Gita Chanting Competition
12:30 PM Lunch

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

 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 AmazonSmile, at this link, CMH receives .5% of our member purchases towards donations.
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 throughout 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

 Only TEN DAYS left to register using the Early Bird discount for the

Chinmaya Mahasamadhi Aradhana Camp to be held in San Diego from
July 30 - August 4, 2018.
Last date for the early bird discount is April 30, 2018.
Rates will go up on May 1, 2018.

For further details please click here

B. Chinmaya Mission Dallas Fort-Worth offers a Summer Arts Camp

July 8 through 14 at Chinmaya Mangalam

For further details please click here

C. Ageless Questions Timeless Answers Aug. 03 – Aug. 09, 2018

A Unique Camp on Bhagavad Geeta-Chapter 18 marking the 25th Mahasamadhi (Aradhana) Day of Pujya Gurudev Swami Chinmayananda with Swami Advayananda and Br. Anand Chaitanya at Chinmaya Vibhooti.

For further details please click here



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