Chinmaya Mission Houston - Announcement for Aug 29, 2021

CMH Summer Schedule   May 24 thru Sept. 11, 2021

The next academic year will start, virtually, on Sep. 12, 2021. 
Zoom link and instructions for Bala Vihar classes will be sent on September 10, 2021.
Zoom links and instructions for adult satsanga will be sent in weekly announcements starting next week.

New Member Registration for Bala Vihar  2021-22 

As per popular demand, we are happy to announce that we are extending our Bala Vihar registration till Dec. 31, 2021. We encourage you all to use this opportunity and register.
  • Bala Vihar New Registration will be conducted online at
  • Detailed information will be provided at the time of registration.
  • Registration will be open for all grades for both sessions.
Many of our Bala Vihar classes are nearing capacity, if we reach maximum capacity during the registration period, we may stop new registrations altogether for those grades.

Sri Krsna Janmastami – Sun. Aug. 29, 2021

Sri Krsna Janmastami will be celebrated at Sri Saumyakasi Sivalaya on Sunday, August 29, 2021. We welcome one and all to come and receive the blessings of Lord Krsna on this auspicious day. 
Due to COVID related distance restrictions we can accommodate a limited number of devotees in the Mandir on a first come first serve basis.    
The Puja will also be available via Zoom webinar:  (Meeting ID: 91915141069 – Password: 815845)
The puja schedule is as follows:
Sri Krsnastami Puja: 7:00pm –  8:00 pm
Puja Sponsorship: $21 Sri Krsna Astottara-sata-nama Arcana will be performed on request during the temple hours.
Sponsor Online:   Sign Up

Ganesa Caturti – Thu. Sep 09, 2021

Sri Saumyakasi Sivalaya welcomes you with family and friends, to participate in the Puja, and receive the blessings of Lord Ganesa on the auspicious occasion of Ganesa Caturti on Thursday, September 09, 2021
Due to COVID 19 related restrictions, the temple can accommodate limited number of devotees. However, the puja will be broadcast via zoom also.
You can perform Ganesa Caturti Puja at home with your own Murti, following the instructions by priest Sriganeshji over zoom.
When you Sign Up for the puja (Seva: $21 per family) you will receive the Puja Samagri list via email.  Register early to receive the list and prepare for the puja
Vinayaka Vrata Puja –  7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Zoom meeting:   (Password : 815845)

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Please click here for this link
AmazonSmile is also available in the Amazon Shopping app on iPhone and Android phones. See how to activate here.

Online Yoga classes for CMH Members

The schedule is as under:
Monday6:00 AM – 7:00 AMSneha ThakarFor CMH members only
Tuesday6:00 AM – 7:00 AMPadmaja ReddyFor CMH members only
Wednesday6:00 AM – 7:00 AMSneha ThakarFor CMH members only
Thursday6:00 AM – 7:00 AMSneha ThakarFor CMH members only
Friday6:30 AM – 7:30 AMDaksha ShahFor CMH members only
Saturday6:30 AM – 7:30 AMPadmaja ReddyFor CMH members only
Sunday  Class Cancelled
Please follow the instructions below for the yoga session:
  1. Click on the following link:
  2. If prompted for meeting id, please enter 480-593-874
  3. If prompted for password, please enter 013167
Note:  The link is for your family. Please do not forward it.
Yoga provides great benefits, but only you know your own body and limits. Like any exercise, please consult your health care professional with any questions or concerns before starting any exercise program.

Sri Saumyakasi Sivalaya

Sivalaya is open to public with Covid-19 related health safety restrictions. Regular scheduled Sevas will continue to be performed in the temple and also will be made available through zoom webinar. Please check your email for the webinar details or call Sivalaya.
Temple Timings
Monday to Friday
Morning: 9:00 AM – Noon
Evening: 5:30 PM – 8:00 PM
Saturday and Sunday
Morning: 8:30 AM – 2:00 PM
Evening: 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Sevas available through Zoom:
Every Monday Rudrabhisekam – 6:00 PM
Every Pradosa day Rudrabhisekam – 6:00 PM
Every Caturthi day Ganesa Puja – 6:00 PM
Every Purnima day Sri Satyanarayana Puja – 5:30 PM
You can sponsor any scheduled Puja by calling the priest or online ( at least 30 mins before the start of the Puja.
Please call Sivalaya to schedule any special Sevas conducted for you in the temple or your home.  You can also request for any Seva through zoom.
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.

CM Worldwide

Shri Krishna Janmashtami, on Chinmaya Channel (YouTube) – Aug. 27 to 29
For further details please click here
Mantra Sadhana Retreat Nov. 07 2021 to Jan. 01 2022
For further details please click here