Chinmaya Mission Houston - Announcements for Oct 16, 2022
Annual Dipavali Puja & Gurudaksina Sunday Oct. 23 2022
All members are warmly invited with families to join the entire CMH family for our most auspicious and joyous Dipavali morning Puja. This Puja includes Ganesa Puja, Sri Laksmi Puja and Sri Visnusahasranama Puja.
As per CMH tradition the Puja will be held in two sessions, in the Smriti Hall, on
Sunday Oct. 23 as below:
Session I 08:30 AM
Session II 11:00 AM
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Kindly remember to bring the following items for Puja:
- Coin/Lamp/Account Book in a decorated plate for Laksmi Puja
- Lamp in a decorated plate for Visnusahasranama Puja
- Yellow Rice and Flowers
- Prarthana Piyusa
- Match Box, Plastic bags, Paper Napkins
Please fulfill your pious duty in offering your Gurudaksina.
Those of you who had offered Gurudaksina last year but could not pick up your Diwali gift may do so on the day of Puja, this year.
Announcement from Contribution Desk
As announced in class last week, personalized Gurudaksina links have been emailed to all members for you to offer your Gurudaksina during this auspicious time leading up to our Dipavali puja. If you have not received your Gurudaksina email, please write to CMHContributions@chinmayahouston.org or stop by the Contribution Desk on Sunday.
Dipavali Puja at Sri Saumyakasi Sivalaya Mon. Oct 24, 2022
Sri Astalaksmi Puja will be performed at Sri Saumyakasi Sivalaya on the auspicious occasion of Dipavali on Monday, October 24, 2022.
We invite you to participate in the Puja with family and friends and receive Mother Laksmi’s blessings.
Schedule: Monday, Oct 24, 7:00pm – 8:00pm Sri Astalakshmi Puja & Arati
Special Puja seva/sponsorship: $21 per family. Sponsor Online
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Note: Due to Dipavali Puja, the regular Monday Rudrabhiseka Seva will start at 5:00pm
Satsanga Timings Sun. Oct. 16, 2022
8:35 AM – 10:15 AM Satsanga I for adults & Bala Vihar grades Pre-KG-12
10:30 AM – 11:15 AM Language classes, Bhajana/Orchestra/Slokathon and adult chanting
11:20 AM – 1:00 PM Satsanga II for adults & Bala Vihar grades Pre-KG-10
Chinmaya Mission Bala Vihar 2022-2023
Chinmaya Mission Bala Vihar is now accepting registrations for 2022-2023 calendar year for grades Pre-K through 12 (Pre-K child should have completed 4 years on or before Sep 11, 2022). Children will attend Bala Vihar in the same grade as their regular school grade.
- Virtual registration is available at chinmayahouston.org until Sep 5th.
- In-person registration will be available from Oct 2nd onwards.
- Detailed information will be provided at the time of registration.
- With exceptions as noted, registration will be open for all grades for both sessions. Exceptions: 11th and 12th grades are offered in Session 1 only (8:35 – 10:15 AM); Grades 8 and 9 in Session 1 (8:35 – 10:15 AM) are closed for new registration.
Many of our Bala Vihar classes are nearing capacity, if we reach maximum capacity during the registration period, we may stop new registrations altogether for those grades.
For further details, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Vedanta Daily App
Vedanta Daily was released on August 3. Please download the app on App Store or Google Play, and enjoy Pujya Gurudeva’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 cmhbookstore@
chinmayahouston.org 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 smile.amazon.com
Chinmaya Mission receives a .5% contribution of CMH member purchases from Amazon, if you use this link http://smile.amazon.com/ch/76-0287512
For your convenience this link has also been placed on our CMH website https://www.chinmayahouston.org/
AmazonSmile is also available in the Amazon Shopping app on iPhone and Android phones. See how to activate here.
We encourage you all to participate in this endeavour to bring additional revenue to CMH, just by being mindful in using the right link.