1. Satsanga Timings  – Sunday January 22, 2012

  8:35 AM – 10:15 AM
Satsanga I for adults, Bala Vihar grades PreK-12

10:15 AM – 11:00 AM

Language, Bhajana classes for children in Session I
Chanting, Spanish classes for adults

11:20 AM –   1:00 PM

Satsanga II for adults, CHYKs, Bala Vihar grades PreK-11

  1:30 PM –   2:15 PM

Language classes for children in Session II

2. New Member Orientation – Sunday, January 22, 2012

This Sunday we will be having an orientation for new members or those who have never attended a CMH orientation so far. We encourage all new members to avail this opportunity to learn a little bit more about our facility and its program.

      Time:  10:20 AM

      Place:  In the class across the library on the second floor.

3. CMH Grandparents Day Cancelled – Saturday, January 28, 2012

This event has been cancelled due to very few attendees signing up for this program. We regret the inconvenience.

4. “SIVOHAM” – A Dance Drama – Sunday, February 19, 2012

Sivoham is a dance drama on Lord Siva’s glorious attributions and different facets. It is conceived and presented by Dr. Ratna Kumar and Anjali Center for Performing Arts, on the occasion of Mahasivaratri. The proceeds will go towards CMH contribution for “Chinmaya Birth Centenary Celebration”.

Program Details are as below:

      Time:   7:00 PM– 9:00 PM

    Venue:   Stafford Civic Center, 1415 Constitution Ave, Stafford, TX 77477

   Tickets:   $10, $20, and VIP

Tickets go on sale starting this Sunday, in the Dining Area, after both sessions.

5. Mahasivaratri Celebrations – February 19 – 20, 2012

Mark your calendars and plan to participate in all the events planned as part of the Mahasivaratri celebrations this year. The event details are as follows:

Maha Mrtyunjaya Homa in Smrti Hall  – Sunday, February 19, 2012

The Homa will be in two sessions coinciding with the regular Satsanga times.

Time:   08:35 AM – 10:15 AM Session 1

            11:15 AM 01:00 PM Session 2

Venue:   CMH Smrti Hall

Maha Mrtyunjaya Homa is conducted for health and well being. The Homa is open to CMH members and non-members. Please plan to participate with your family and also inform your non-CMH friends and family so they can take advantage of this once a year special puja.

Mahasivaratri Puja at Sivalaya – Monday, February 20, 2012

This year Mahasivaratri is on a Monday which is the most auspicious day for Lord Siva. There will be Pujas all day long at Sivalaya including Rudrabhiseka pujas & Ksirabhisekam followed by Meditation and Maha Arati. Mark your calendars to receive blessings from Lord Siva on this very special Monday.

For complete program details on both days please see the Sivaratri Flyer.

6. Calendars for 2012 now available at the bookstore

We are pleased to announce that the calendars for 2012 have arrived at the book store. These calendars have motivational messages and are indeed a great way to start the day.

7. Book of the Month – “You Ask He Answers” by Swami Tejomayanandaji

The above book is a compilation of some informal question-answer sessions with Swami Tejomayanadaji. Traveling constantly the world over Swamiji fields questions by seekers every single day. His all encompassing vision, compassionate understanding and deep-rooted wisdom are reflected in these stimulating and fulfilling answers.

7. Sri Saumyakasi Sivalaya

Temple timing:

    Monday to Friday 9:00 AM – 12:00 Noon

5:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Saturday and Sunday            
8:30 AM – 2:00 PM

5:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Puja Schedule:

    Everyday  Arati 12:00 Noon & 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