Chinmaya Mission Houston - Announcements for Mar 12, 2023

Satsanga Timings 

Satsanga Timings: We ‘Spring Forward’ by 1 hour on Sunday
7:45 AM – 8:30 AM     GCC Classes
8:35 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
11:20 AM – 1:00 PM      Satsanga II for adults & Bala Vihar grades Pre-KG-10

CMH Picnic – Saturday, April 1st

Place: George Bush Park        Time: 9.45 AM – 3.00 PM

Based on several requests from members, as promised, the CMH Picnic is back!!!
Please click on the link below for more details and follow the instructions to purchase your tickets ($ 5 only) at the earliest. Given the parks limitation on capacity and parking, we may have to stop ticket sales once the capacity is reached.
Also, do not forget to sign up at the CMH Ticket desk for optional parent-child bike ride that will start at 9 am on April 1. Feel free to ask if you have any questions on
Sunday 3/19 or 3/26 before or after the session. We look forward to having fun with all of you.

CORD Summer Service Visit for Grades 10 to 12

Where: CORD Sidhbari, Himachal Pradesh, India
Dates: July 8th, 2023 – July 22nd, 2023.
Registration Fee: $1500
– $250 non-refundable fee per person for application registration
– $1250 after the application is accepted.
Please note: you must meet the visa requirements as per Govt. of India regulations or should have an OCI card to participate in these Service Visits.
As a student participant, we require a recommendation from your Bala Vihar teacher. Please make sure you type all email addresses correctly as we are not responsible for typos in your application. Students will be in rural India for two weeks, away from their families. We require them to be self-reliant and use their own email and cell for communication. Once submitted, the applicant will receive an email acknowledgment. Further information will be sent by email. Make sure to check your spam folder as well. If your parent applied for the Summer service visit 2023 when it was open for chaperones, please do mention it in the application. Once submitted, you will receive an email acknowledgment. Further information will be sent by email. Make sure to check your spam folder as well.
Payment and visit details are in the FAQ document. You must download, read and accept the chaperone guidelines, terms & conditions before applying. Applications are evaluated by a National team and their decisions are final.
If you have any questions or concerns, email

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: 87448

In-person Town Hall Session in Mumbai

Please click here to Register for a Town Hall session with Swami Swaroopananda