Chinmaya Mission Houston - Announcements for Dec 11, 2022

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Upcoming Holidays at Mission

CMH will remain closed on Sundays Dec. 25 for Christmas and Jan. 01 for New Year’s day.

CMH Houston Food Bank drive Sun. Dec. 18, 2022

It is the time of Giving.  Let us open our hearts and involve our children to gather food items in this regard.
High school volunteers will be accepting food items in between the sessions from 10:20 AM to 11:20 AM, on Dec. 18.   Appended below is a list of the most needed items: 
Canned beans
Canned fruits
Canned vegetables, 
Dry pasta
Dry beans
Peanut butter.
* Non perishable items only *

CMH Bookstore Holiday Sale on Children’s Books only

As announced in the class, our Bookstore is having a Holiday Book Sale.  On a purchase of a minimum of five children’s books, you can avail a 10% Discount. The purchased books will be in a gift bag. 
These books make an excellent gift for non CMH friends and family as well, and are a great way of introducing Hinduism to all children.  Please check out the Bookstore on Sundays to avail this opportunity, from now thru Dec. 18, 2022.

Chinmaya Mission Bala Vihar 2022-2023

Chinmaya Mission Bala Vihar is now accepting registrations for 2022-2023 calendar year for grades Pre-K through 12 (Pre-K child should have completed 4 years on or before Sep 11, 2022). Children will attend Bala Vihar in the same grade as their regular school grade.
  • Virtual registration is available at until Sep 5th.
  • In-person registration will be available from Oct 2nd onwards.
  • Detailed information will be provided at the time of registration.
  • With exceptions as noted, registration will be open for all grades for both sessions.  Exceptions: 11th and 12th grades are offered in Session 1 only (8:35 – 10:15 AM); Grades 8 and 9 in Session 1 (8:35 – 10:15 AM) are closed for new registration.
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.
For further details, please send an email to

Gita Chanting App

CMH recently released a new App called  “Gita Chanting”.  Please download the free App from either Apple Store or Google Play Store.

Online Yoga classes for CMH Members 

Please sign up at the Welcome Desk for the ongoing Yoga classes being held on zoom for CMH members.
The schedule is as under:
Day/ Time/ Instructor/ Comments
Monday / 6:00 AM – 7:00 AM / Daksha Shah / For CMH members only
Tuesday / 6:00 AM – 7:00 AM / Sneha Thakar / For CMH members only
Wednesday / 6:00 AM – 7:00 AM / Sneha Thakar / For CMH members only
Thursday / 6:00 AM – 7:00 AM / Padmaja Reddy / For CMH members only
Friday / 6:30 AM – 7:30 AM / Sneha Thakar / For CMH members only
Saturday / 6:30 AM – 7:30 AM / Padmaja Reddy / For CMH members only
Please follow the instructions below for the yoga session:
Click on the following link: 
Meeting Id: 867 6854 1709
Passcode: 874483
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.

Making a difference by shopping at

Chinmaya Mission receives a .5% contribution of CMH member purchases from Amazon, if you use this link
For your convenience this link has also been placed on our CMH website
AmazonSmile is also available in the Amazon Shopping app on iPhone and Android phones. See how to activate here.
We encourage you all to participate in this endeavour to bring additional revenue to CMH, just by being mindful in using the right link.

Satsanga Timings             

8:35 AM – 10:15 AM     Satsanga I for adults & Bala Vihar grades Pre-KG-12
10:30 AM – 11:15 AM    Language classes, Bhajana/Orchestra/Slokathon and adult chanting
11:20 AM – 1:00 PM      Satsanga II for adults & Bala Vihar grades Pre-KG-1