1. Graduation Ceremony – Sunday June 09, 2013
On June 09, we will have a special program in honour of our graduating class
Time: 9:50 AM – 11:30AM .
The graduates will be participating in Puja in Sivalaya from 9:30 AM to 9:50 AM. Please plan to come early and be seated in Smrti Hall for the puja.
Graduation procession will start exactly at 9:50 AM from Sivalaya. Be seated in Smrti Hall no later than 9:50 AM.
Acarya Sri Gaurangbhai will have a special discourse based on Taittiriya Upanisad on Graduation day.
Please note there will be no Bala Vihar classes on June 09. The Graduation Program and Pravacana on this day are planned for children in High School and adult members. However, children in Grades 7 and above are welcome to attend.
Please note that there is NO LUNCH PROGRAM on June 09.
2. CMH Summer Schedule – June 2 thru August 25, 2013
From June 2 to August 25, we will be in our Summer Schedule, i.e. only one session of classes. The timing for Sunday satsangas will be:
||10:50 AM – 12:30 PM
||Adult Satsanga, CHYKs class and
Bala Vihar classes for grades PreK through 11
Bhajana, Slokathon, Orchestra and Language classes will not be conducted during the Summer Session.
Lunch program will continue as usual, after the satsanga at 12:30 PM
Please note there will be no Satsanga or Bala Vihar classes on July 7, 14, 21 & 28, 2013.
There will be Jnana Yajna by Pujya Guruji from July 07 – July 13 (Please refer to item # 5 for further details)
3. Pujya Gurudev’s Birth Centeneary Celebration – Wheel of Values
The values picked for the current month are:
‘Right’ for session I and ‘Unity’ for session II
4. Bala Vihar Play at Stafford Centre – Saturday July 6, 2013
Our Bala Vihar children, teachers and the production crew are working tirelessly to put together this spectacular play for us. It will be a treat for the heart, mind and soul, by our very own children. We encourage one and all to watch this play.
The play will be held on July 6, 2013 at the Stafford Center. The tickets will be available in the Dining Area this Sunday. We encourage you to buy your tickets ASAP, to avoid the last minute rush.
5. Jnana Yajna by Guruji – July 07, 2013 – July 13, 2013
We are delighted to announce that Pujya Guruji Swami Tejomayanandaji will be conducting a Jnana Yajna at Chinmaya Prabha, on Svetasvatara Upanisad. This text mainly reveals the true nature of God and how to establish our essential oneness with Him.
Guruji’s captivating and endearing rendition during the last Jnana Yajna in Houston in 2011, had enthralled all attendees, and had left them wanting more.
There will be 3 discourses daily. We encourage all members to plan ahead so they can take vacation during this time and attend all 3 discourses to get the most out of this divine text.
Please note that this is a public event. Share the Jnana Yajna details with all your friends and relatives so maximum people can enrich themselves with this rare opportunity.
Opportunity to Offer Bhiksa to Guruji during Jnana Yajna
During the Jnana Yajna from July 07 – July 13, members will have an opportunity to offer bhiksa to Guruji. There will be breakfast, lunch and dinner bhiksas. Interested
members are requested to sign up at the welcome desk. The Bhiksa coordinator will contact you with further details.
Opportunity to Host Visiting Swamis and Acaryas
Here is an opportunity for any member who would like to host any of the visiting Swamis and Acaryas during the Jnana Yajna. Interested members are requested to sign up at the welcome desk and they will be contacted with further details.
6. Ayurvedic Consultation at CMH
Vaidya Sunita Tarkunde conducts Ayurvedic Consultations for members of Chinmaya Mission Houston on Monday evenings from 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM in the Tapovan room (the basement of our mandir). Each individual gets approximately 15 minutes for wellness consultations.
For appointments please sign up online (Password: gurudev)
There is no fee for these consultations, but donations are welcome. Checks should be made payable to “CMH.”
7. Sri Saumyakasi Sivalaya
|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|
Annual Sponsorship of Pujas at Saumyakasi Sivalaya
To seek the Lord’s grace through out 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.
|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|