Chinmaya Mission Houston - Announcement for Mar 13, 2022

Daylight Saving time begins at 2:00 AM on Sun. Mar.13, 2022

It’s just about time to “spring forward.” Daylight saving time 2022 officially begins Sunday, March 13 at 2 AM, meaning we move the clock ahead by one hour.

Bala Vihar Online Classes

  • Grades Pre-K to 12                                 9:50 AM to 11:15 AM
  • Language, Bhajana & Adult Chanting    11:20 AM to 12:30 PM
Please make sure students join their Zoom class using their first and last name as this is verified against the class roster while admitting them to class.
For Pre-K class, we require one parent to attend Bala Vihar with the child to help with Zoom.
Please note that only children who had previously enrolled in extra classes last year will be able to attend extra classes this year. No new children will be enrolled in any extra classes this year.
For members who have registered before Sept. 12, note that detailed instructions and zoom links for attending classes have been sent to parents on September 10. Use the same link every Sunday.
For newly registered members, you’ll get a onetime link in the confirmation email. Make sure you save and use it every Sunday.
CMH Bala Vihar, Language & Bhajana Student Resources
Please click here for the resources required for each class.
If your children are downloading the material themselves, please make sure you share the appropriate link(s) with them.
Parents / Students are expected to review the weekly folder on the Friday prior to the Sunday class. Download / Print as needed.

CMH ADULT SATSANGA At Smrti Hall        9:50 AM to 11:15 AM

Pujya Uncle has started conducting the Adult Satsanga (Upadesa Sara) from Chinmaya Smriti. We are very excited to be back in Chinmaya Prabha after two years!! The in-person satsanga has been very enjoyable, and we encourage all the adults who can attend the pravacan in Smriti to do so. If you are unable to come to the Mission, you can continue to attend the pravacan virtually.
In-person session at Chinmaya Smriti
COVID Guidelines: 
  • Masks are optional based on the CDC guidelines. Those who prefer to wear a mask for their protection are encouraged to do so. 
  • Families can sit together. Please allow about 3ft between families.
  • Everyone should be seated by 9:50 AM.
Online session 
  • Uncle’s pravacan will be streamed live on YouTube. 
  • Please click here for the satsanga link.
  • Please login by 9:45 AM and be seated before the start of bhajana.
  • If you have trouble connecting, please email

Gita Chanting Competition for Bala Vihar children  

In honor of Pujya Gurudev Swami Chinmayananda’s Janma Jayanti, Bala Vihar children are invited to participate in the annual Gita Chanting competition on May 7th 2022. Bhagavad Gita Chapter 2 (39 – 72) is selected for this year’s competition.
Starting this year, the format will be aligned with the National Chinmaya Mission guidelines for Gita Chanting competition. 
Gita chanting classes
For complete details and to Register for the competition please visit Chinmaya Mission Houston Website at

Upanisad Daily App

Upanisad Daily was released on Thursday, October 28. Please download the app on App Store or Google Play, and enjoy Pujya Gurudev’s messages from Upanisads everyday!

CMH Bookstore link to purchase CM books

We thank all the members who have purchased and collected their books. Members who could not collect the books, are requested to send an email to to arrange your pickup.
New registered members, who could not purchase the books, can use the following link to purchase the books with a shipping option. 

Making a difference by shopping at

Chinmaya Mission has received nearly $7,500 from Amazon, as a .5% contribution of CMH member purchases from Amazon, using the link below. We encourage you all to participate in this endeavour to bring additional revenue to CMH, just by being mindful in using the right link.
When you shop at, you’ll find the exact same low prices, vast selection and convenient shopping experience as, with the added bonus that Amazon will donate .5% of your purchase price to CMH.
Please click here for this link
AmazonSmile is also available in the Amazon Shopping app on iPhone and Android phones. See how to activate here.

Online Yoga classes for CMH Members

The schedule is as under:
Monday6:00 AM – 7:00 AMSneha ThakarFor CMH members only
Tuesday6:00 AM – 7:00 AMPadmaja ReddyFor CMH members only
Wednesday6:00 AM – 7:00 AMSneha ThakarFor CMH members only
Thursday6:00 AM – 7:00 AMSneha ThakarFor CMH members only
Friday6:30 AM – 7:30 AMDaksha ShahFor CMH members only
Saturday6:30 AM – 7:30 AMPadmaja ReddyFor CMH members only
Sunday  Class Cancelled
Please follow the instructions below for the yoga session:
  1. Click on the following link:
  2. If prompted for meeting id, please enter 480-593-874
  3. If prompted for password, please enter 013167
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.

Sri Saumyakasi Sivalaya

Sivalaya is open to public with Covid-19 related health safety restrictions. Regular scheduled Sevas will continue to be performed in the temple and also will be made available through zoom webinar. Please check your email for the webinar details or call Sivalaya.
Temple Timings
Monday to Friday
Morning: 9:00 AM – Noon
Evening: 5:30 PM – 8:00 PM
Saturday and Sunday
Morning: 8:30 AM – 2:00 PM
Evening: 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Sevas available through Zoom:
Every Monday Rudrabhisekam – 6:00 PM
Every Pradosa day Rudrabhisekam – 6:00 PM
Every Caturthi day Ganesa Puja – 6:00 PM
Every Purnima day Sri Satyanarayana Puja – 5:30 PM
You can sponsor any scheduled Puja by calling the priest or online ( at least 30 mins before the start of the Puja.
Please call Sivalaya to schedule any special Sevas conducted for you in the temple or your home.  You can also request for any Seva through zoom.
Annual Sponsorship of Pujas at Saumyakasi Sivalaya
To seek the Lord’s grace throughout 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.

CM Worldwide

A.    Pujya Swami Swaroopananda’s joyful and elevating message for Holi
Please click here
B.    Daily short recitation of Shri Ramcharitmanas, along with Pujya Guruji Swami Tejomayananda
Please click here