Chinmaya Mission Houston - Announcements for Feb 12, 2023

Satsanga Timings

Please note that elementary grades Bala-Vihar children will sing bhajan in Smriti Hall this  Sunday, so please be seated 5 minutes earlier than normal timings.
7:45 AM – 8:30 AM GCC Classes
8:30 AM – 10:15 AM Satsanga I for adults & Bala Vihar grades Pre-KG-12
10:30 AM – 11:15 AM Language, Bhajana/Orchestra and GCC Classes
11:15 AM – 1:00 PM Satsanga II for adults & Bala Vihar grades Pre-KG-10

Mission closed on Sunday, February 19th

Mission will be closed on Sunday, February 19th. Several teachers are not available on this day, and it is also a four-day weekend for most schools. Hence the management has decided to cancel  all classes at Mission.

Holi celebration – Sunday, March 5th

Where: CMH Courtyard
When: Sunday March 5th, after 2nd Session
Time: 1:00 PM onwards
We will have a lot of fun with Holi Fire, sumptuous lunch, music and dance, games and COLORS. This event is open for members and their houseguests only. Mark your calendars and get ready to buy tickets in the dining area after each session on Sunday February 12th & February 26th.  Remember, Mission is closed on Sunday February 19th.
No online ticket sale is planned for this event. The prices are as under:
Adult Members: $12:00
Bala-Vihar Children: $8.00
For further details please click here

Mahasivaratri at Sri Saumyakasi Sivalaya – Feb 18 & Feb 25, 2023

Sri Saumyakasi Sivalaya invites you to participate with your family and friends on the auspicious occasion of Mahasivaratri and Maha Mrtyunjaya Homa and receive Lord Siva’s blessings.
For complete program details please click here or call Jay Deshmukh @ 832-541-0059.

Saturday, February 18, 2023

9:00am – 10:00pm – Ksirabhiseka to Utsava Murti of Lord Siva
9:00am – 12:00pm – Mahanyasa Purvaka Rudrabhiseka
10:00am – 11:00am – Rudrabhiseka Seva (Smriti Hall)
7:00pm – 10:00pm – Laghunyasa Purvaka Ekadasa Rudrabhiseka
7:00pm –  8:00pm – Rudrabhiseka Seva (Smriti Hall)
8:30pm –  9:30pm – Rudrabhiseka Seva (Smriti Hall)
10:30pm – 11:45pm – Meditation Followed by Arati

Saturday, February 25, 2023

10:00 am – 11:30am – Maha Mrtyunjaya Homa (Smriti Hall)
Take advantage of the auspicious occasion and partake in the Pujas with the following sponsorships.
We request that you register for the Sevas early to allow us to make arrangements and to ensure you have a spot at a time of your choice.  
Please registeronlinein advance for the following Sevas.
  • Mukhya Yajamana for Mahanyasa Purvaka Rudrabhiseka : $3001
  • Mukhya Yajamana for Laghunyasa purvaka Ekadasa Rudrabhiseka: $3001
  • Mahanyasa Purvaka Rudrabhiseka (Temple) – 16 families* only: $301
  • Laghunyasa Purvaka Ekadasa Rudrabhiseka Seva (Temple) – 16 families* only: $301
  • Rudrabhiseka Seva (Smrti) :   $101
  • Mahasivaratri General Sponsorship: $21
* Limit 2 per family due to limited space

MahaMrtyunjaya Homa – Saturday, Feb 25, 2023

We invite you to participate in our annual MahaMrtyunjaya Homa at Chinmaya Mission with friends and family and receive Bhagawan’s blessings for health and happiness. This is open for all.
The Homa is from 10:00 am – 11:30 am.
Please be seated by 9:45 am.
Homa Sponsorship: $21 per family

High School Volunteers help needed during Mahasivaratri

High School Student volunteers are encouraged to signup if they want to help the Welcome Team in guiding the visitors and in other areas as required on Mahashivratri day.
Link to sign-up form is below.

Gita Chanting Competition for Bala Vihar children Sat. May 06, 2023

Place: Chinmaya Smriti       Time: TBD
For details about GCC, resources and registration, please visit our website at
Bhagavad Gita Chapter 3 is selected for this year’s competition. Grouping of students is aligned with the National Chinmaya Mission guidelines for Gita Chanting competition.
Gita chanting classes will be held for children every Sunday from February 5th to April 30th in the rooms allocated below”

Link to Opening Mantras

Some members have requested for the Opening Mantras that are chanted at the beginning of Vishnusahasranama Satsanga Class on Sunday. These are included here. Please print a copy and bring it to the class.

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.
Click on the following link:
Meeting Id: 867 6854 1709
Passcode: 874483