Chinmaya Mission Houston - Announcements for Dec 25, 2022

Upcoming Holidays at Mission

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

New Year Puja –  Sunday Jan 01, 2023

Sri Saumyakasi Sivalaya will perform Sri Ganesa Homam followed by Sri Visnusahasranama Puja to welcome the New Year, 2023. Please join the puja with friends and family and make an auspicious beginning to 2023 with the blessings of Bhagawan Siva.
Schedule: 10:00 – 11:30 AM
Ganesa Puja
Ganesa Havan
Sri Vishnu Sahasranama
Temple Hours for Darshan: 8:00 AM – 2:00 PM and 5:00 PM – 08:00 PM
Arcanas will be performed all day long on request.
For further details see the flier
Puja Sponsorship: $21 per family. Sponsor online

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

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.

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