1. CMH Summer Schedule     May 26 thru Sep. 07, 2019

Our Summer Schedule is now in progress.  During the summer months we have other activities planned including Jnana Yajnas, details of which are outlined in the items below.  The next academic year and regular adult Satsanga will start on Sunday, Sep.8, 2019.

2.  Lecture by Dr. Jagannath Dixit at CMH   Tue. Jul. 16, 2019

Weight Loss and Diabetes Prevention

The above lecture is being organized by Chinmaya Mission Houston member – Sunita Tarkunde. We believe it will be an informational session and could benefit our members, and therefore encourage you to attend.  Event details are as below: 

Date: Tue. Jul. 16, 2019

Time: 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM

At: Chinmaya Mission Houston

For detailed information please click here

3.  Gurudeva’s  Mahasamadhi Day at CMH      Sat. Aug. 03, 2019

 We will have Pratima Puja in the morning at 9:30 AM to commemorate this significant day. See the attached flyer for more details.

4.  New Member Registration for Bala Vihar   Sun.  Aug. 04 & 11, 2019

Date:         Sundays, Aug. 04 & 11

Time:        9:00 AM – 12:00 Noon

Place:        Chinmaya Smrti Hall 

Please share the above information with interested family and friends.

Use the entrance from the courtyard into Smrti Hall to meet with the Welcome team for new registration.

5. Jnana Yajna at CMH by Swami Ramakrishnananda – Aug. 18 – 23, 2019

We are happy to announce that this year, Swami Ramakrishnananda ji will be conducting the Jnana Yajna at Chinmaya Mission Houston. Swamiji has a unique and jovial style of communicating with his audience, which makes his discourses very entertaining and enlightening, be it Vedanta, Gita, Bhagavatam, Ramayana or even a course in Easy Sanskrit.

The schedule for the pravacanas will be as below:

Time: 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM

(episodes from Bhagavatam and Mahabharatam) 

Time: 7:00AM –8:30 AM

(Theory of Superimposition)

Please mark your calendars and plan to attend this special Jnana Yajna in the Summer of 2019. 

6. Mahatma Gandhi Library City Wide Contests   – Bala Vihar Participation opportunity

Here is an opportunity for our Bala Vihar children to engage in, during the summer. Several contests are being organized including Essay, Speech, iTribute, Coloring and Poster.  The submission deadlines are around Sep. 22, 2019.

Attached herewith is a flyer and a link to the website for further details.

There is something for every age group.  We encourage our children to participate and enrich themselves with this experience. 

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 AmazonSmile, at this link < http://smile.amazon.com/ch/76-0287512, CMH receives .5% of our member purchases towards donations. 

For your convenience this link has now been provided on our CMH website https://www.chinmayahouston.org/

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
5:30 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 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.

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

7.  CM Worldwide Announcements – non CMH specific

  1. A. Guru Poornima Message

In an impactful message for Guru Poornima, Pujya Gurudeva exalts the institution of the Guru and Swami Swaroopananda directs us to bow in humility and devotion to the Guru, the infinite Self within.

For messages please click here
For messages please click here

In a video clip, Swami Swaroopananda shares a poignant story narrated by Pujya Gurudeva, extolling the glory of the Guru.

The video can be downloaded from: https://youtu.be/CAjYyZ_MFiY

  1. B. CIF (Adi Sankara Nilayam) – Newsletter July 2019

For details please click here