Chinmaya Mission Houston

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Announcements for Sun. Nov. 11, 2018

1.  Satsanga Timings   Sun. Nov. 11, 2018

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

10:30 AM - 11:15 AM Language (incl. Session II Hindi class), Bhajana, Slokathon, Orchestra & Adult Chanting classes

11:20 AM - 1:00 PM Satsanga II for adults & Bala Vihar grades Pre-KG-10

Please note Bhajana classes are held every other Sunday. 

2. Bala Vihar Play & CMH Family Night         Sat. Dec. 08, 2018

Play Details:

This is going to be one exciting evening for our CMH family - adults and children alike.  Preparations are in full swing for the Bala Vihar play.  Our children, teachers and volunteers are working hard towards presenting a spectacular show.

The play will be performed on a stage set in our courtyard, with the back drop of Sivalaya, and chairs in the courtyard for the audience.

Event Timing:

  • Sat. Dec.08, 2018
  • Seating Starts at 5:30 PM
  • Bala Vihar Play: 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
  • Followed by dinner served in Regional Food Booths

Regional Food Booths: 

We are going to have at least 6 to 8 Regional Food booths – all formed by our very own members.  Variety will be the spice of the evening.  We will have in-class announcement this Sunday, inviting interested members to come forth and form these Regional Food teams. It is time to have our hidden chefs display their culinary skills. This will be a fun filled bonding time for our members.

Tickets:

Adults: $ 10/- each

Children: $5/- each

3 coupons will be provided against each ticket and this will allow a visit to 3 food stalls.

Ticket sale starts this Sunday the 11th. We will sell tickets every Sunday before and after the sessions in the Dining area. Last day of ticket sale is December 2nd. Please note that this event is for members only. 

3.  Library Open House       Sun. Nov. 11, 2018

There will be an open house in the Library on Sun. Nov 11, after both sessions.

The library contains a fascinating collection of books, CDs and DVDs on religion, art and culture.  We have a complete set of "Amar Chitra Katha", stories of Indian mythology and history in comic form for small children.  There is a very good collection of books for teenagers and adults as well.  Please make use of the library.

Our Library is located on the second floor.  Please visit and check-out the materials of your choice.  Volunteers will be there to help

4.  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 < http://smile.amazon.com/ch/76-0287512, CMH receives .5% of our member purchases towards donations. 

For your convenience this link has now been provided on our CMH website http://www.chinmayahouston.org/

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.

5.  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