1. Satsanga Timings – Sun May 7, 2017

  8:35 AM – 10:15 AM    
Satsanga I for adults & Bala Vihar grades PreK-12

10:30 AM – 11:15 AM Language classes for children in Session I

11:20 AM –   1:00 PM Satsanga II for adults & Bala Vihar grades PreK-11

  1:30 PM –   2:15 PM Language classes for children in Session II


Please plan to come on time so as to be seated in Smrti Hall/ Sarasvati Nilayam before the start of arati.

Please note that Smrti and Balamandira building entrances will be locked at 8:45 AM for first session and at 11:30 AM for second session.

Please note: Bhajana classes alternate with the Slokathon/Orchestra classes every other Sunday.

Children in grades PreK – 6 will be in Smrti Hall this Sunday instead of going to Sarasvati Nilayam for first half an hour. These children will sit according to their grade in the front lines of the Smrti Hall.

2. Gita Chanting Competition for CMH – Sat. May 6, 2017

On the occasion of Pujya Gurudev’s birthday, every year, we conduct the Gita Chanting Competition. This year’s Gita Chanting Competition will be held on May 6th, 2017.

For complete details about the Gita Chanting Competition, please visit Chinmaya Mission Houston website at https://chinmayahouston.org/gcc2017

Program details for May 6th, 2017 are as follows –

8:00   to 8:30 am     
Check in
8:25   to 8:35 am Bhajana & Dhun in Smriti Hall
8:35   to 9:00 am Arati
MC – Welcome
Acharya’s Address
MC – Directions to Participants and Parents
Children leave for their respective class rooms
9:00   to 12:30 pm   
12:30 to 1:00 pm Announce Results
1:00 pm Sponsored Lunch

3. Bala Vihar Re-Enrollment for 2017-2018

Bala Vihar re-enrollment is underway for the 2017-2018 academic year. Eligible families should have received the online re-enrollment link by email. Please fill out the online form and submit it as soon as you can.

Make sure that the following information is correct:

* Grade the Bala Vihar child will be attending in September 2017

* Session you would like to attend for the year 2017-2018

* Enter proper selection for extra class option – only one extra class can be selected.

* Please check all the pre-filled information and make changes where required.

Deadline to fill out Bala Vihar re-enrollment form is May 31, 2017.

Question pertaining to re-enrollment should directed to CMHRegistrations@chinmayahouston.org

4. Slokathon classes in May

Please note that Slokathon classes will resume in the month of May.

5. Chinmaya Mission Summer Schedule

Both BalaVihara and adult classes will remain closed for summer from May 22nd – September 9th. Classes will resume on Sunday, September 10th.

6. Summer Jnana Yajna by Swami Swaroopananda – Aug 11-15, 2017

We are happy to announce that this summer Swami Swaroopananda ji will be conducting the Jnana Yajna at Chinmaya Mission Houston.

The text for this year’s Yajna will be IK Onkaar and Japji Sahib & Meditations from Upanishads

Please mark your calendars to avail this opportunity to enrich yourself in your own hometown.

7. Remember to use AMAZONSMILE – CMH receives .5% of member purchases, as donation

As announced, please note, that CMH has now been registered with the AmazonSmile program. This means that every time a CMH member buys through AmazonSmileCMH receives .5% of our member purchases as donation from Amazon. For your convenience this link has now been provided on our CMH website.

We encourage all members to save the above link in their “Favorites” and use this link for future purchases. This change does not cost members anything extra, but will most certainly help with CMH finances.


8. Sri Saumyakasi Sivalaya

Temple timing:

Monday to Friday
9:00 AM – 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.

Puja Schedule:

Everyday  Arati 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