Chinmaya Mission Houston - Announcements for May 14, 2023
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Graduation Ceremony – Sat. May 13, 2023
On Sat. May 13th, we will have a special program in honor of our graduating class.
The Program will be as follows:
9:20 – 9:35 AM
Short Puja for Graduates in Sivalaya
Procession from Sivalaya to Smrti Hall
9:45 – 10:40 AM
Convocation address on Taittiriya Upanisad
10:50 – 11:45 AM
All adults and Bala Vihar children in grades 9 – 12 are encouraged to be part of this special program.
Plan to be seated in Smrti Hall by 9:20 AM.
Bala Vihar Graduation Streaming Link
We will be streaming the Graduation Ceremony. You can share the link with your family and friends. Link: https://youtube.com/live/5LX73DO_zQ0
CMH Summer Schedule – May 22 thru Sep. 9, 2023
Last day of this year’s Bala Vihar and adult Satsanga classes is May 21, 2023. The next academic year will start on Sep. 10, 2023.
Sameer Murali’s Tribute to Pujya Gurudeva
Several of you had requested a copy of Sameer Murali’s tribute to Pujya Gurudeva on May 7. Here is the link: https://youtu.be/h3AeVXbhUSk
Bala Vihar Re-enrollment for 2023-24
Our new Bala Vihar year begins on September 10, 2023. Bala Vihar re-enrollment links for the 2023-2024 academic year have been emailed on April 20 to eligible families (regularly attending families and must have submitted their Gurudaksina pledges). Please verify your individual forms, and make the necessary edits to ensure that the following information is correct:
· Grade the Bala Vihar child will be attending in September 2023
· Session you would like to attend for the year 2023-2024
· Enter proper selection for the extra class option – only one extra class can be selected.
· Please check all the pre-filled information and make changes where required.
The deadline to fill out the Bala Vihar re-enrollment form is May 31, 2023.
Please respond at the earliest and no later than May 31, 2023. After May 31, the site will not allow updates. If you have any questions, please write to CMHRegistrations@chinmayahouston.org.
Junior CHYK Day Camp Jun. 5 -9, 2023
How to be Happiness – by Acarya Vivek ji and Acarya Sneha ji
Dates: June 5 to 9th
Time: 9 AM to 5 PM Camp ends at 1:30 pm on June 9th.
Age group: 14 to 18 (All students that are in high school for the 2023-2024 academic year and 2023 graduating HS Seniors)
Registration is now open at https://chinmayahouston.org/jchyk2023/
Mukhya Swami Swaroopanandaji’s visit to Houston Aug. 19 – 23, 2023
Chinmaya Mission’s worldwide head, Mukhya Swami Swaroopanandaji is coming to Chinmaya Mission Houston in the month of August. Avail of this great opportunity and plan your Summer schedule around this event. We will convey the Bhiksa opportunities in the coming week.
What: Mukhya Swami Swaroopanandaji’s Jnana-Yajna
When: August 19-23, 2023
Members now have the opportunity to offer bhiksa to Mukhya Swamiji. Please click the link below to get more details and to book your time slot.
Mukhya Swami Swaroopanandaji’s Bhiksha Sign-up.
SEWA Intl. Internship Opportunities
Sewa International Houston Chapter started the ASPIRE summer internships to offer a unique opportunity for young adults to engage with their community and create a fun learning environment for ASPIRE students. Interns help the learning centers by leading activities, games, and lessons and performing administrative tasks at Sewa International Houston Chapter.
ASPIRE internships are a particularly good choice for those who enjoy spending time with children ages 6-12, are interested in helping children of refugee and immigrant families adapt to their new life in Houston, and also to help them improve their English in a meaningful way! These internships are unpaid, but they can be completed for volunteer credit in High School or College. Interns also receive a certificate recognizing their service.
There are two internship offerings.
GIH internship, which is Get Interested Houston, is offered to college students or students above 18. Get Inspired Houston (GIH) is an annual summer internship program offered to young adults and college/university students to assist the welfare of immigrant and refugee communities. This internship is a full-time commitment composed of direct community service, content creation, event planning, educational tutoring, attending lectures, and public outreach.
The LEAD internship is offered to High School students for sophomores and above.
Apply here to the GIH internship.
Apply here for the Lead internship.