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Balavihar Class of 2019 Graduates at Chinmaya Prabha

Balavihar Class of 2019 Graduates at Chinmaya Prabha

BY SHALINI SOMRAJ HOUSTON: The cheerful and beautiful morning of May 27th heralded the graduation of 36 Bala Vihar seniors of the Class of 2019 who convened with joy at Chinmaya Smrti Hall with their families and friends, arrayed in resplendent traditional attires and bright colors. The Graduation day started in an auspicious manner in […]

Bright Hues and Cool Games Warm Hearts at Chinmaya Prabha

Bright Hues and Cool Games Warm Hearts at Chinmaya Prabha

HOUSTON: The Holi celebration at Chinmaya Mission Houston on Sunday, March 24th, gave joy to adults and was immense fun to children. Over 700 members participated with amazing zeal, making it a truly memorable day. Rain or shine, the event was to go on as planned. Volunteers were seen working enthusiatically in the courtyard of […]

Chinmaya Mission, Shining Light on Diwali’s Significance the Year Through

Chinmaya Mission, Shining Light on Diwali’s Significance the Year Through

By Radhika Nair HOUSTON: The grand autumnal festival of Diwali, arguably the biggest celebration among Indians the world over, was celebrated in Chinmaya Mission Houston with vibrance and devotion on Sunday, November 4, 2018.  Against the exquisitely decorated backdrop of Lord Rama and Sita Devi, and the row of ashtalakshmi murtis, Sri Ganesh Satyanarayana, Sri […]

CHYK Camp – Fun & Insightful Reflections at Chinmaya Mission Houston

CHYK Camp – Fun & Insightful Reflections at Chinmaya Mission Houston

By Satchitananda HOUSTON: Carrying the tradition of imparting Vedantic wisdom to the youth, which was very close to the heart of Pujya Gurudev Swami Chinmayananda, Chinmaya Mission Houston (CMH) conducted a power-packed intense summer camp for CHYK. From June 15 to 17, 35 youngsters aged 17-28 had a reflective weekend guided by the dynamic Acarya […]

Exciting and Enlightening 2018 JCHYK Camp at Chinmaya Mission Houston

Exciting and Enlightening 2018 JCHYK Camp at Chinmaya Mission Houston

  By Satchitananda HOUSTON: One of the greatest enduring legacies of Gurudev Pujya Swami Chinmayananda is to establish an amazing system to continuously infuse practical Vedic and Vedantic wisdom in the society. Amongst the various activities of the Chinmaya Mission world over, perhaps the one that touches the youth the most is the Chinmaya Yuva […]

Sita Rama Kalyanam Brings Divine Joy to Chinmaya Prabha

Sita Rama Kalyanam Brings Divine Joy to Chinmaya Prabha

By Satchitananda HOUSTON: Rama Navami, the day Bhagavan Rama incarnated on earth, is a day of great joy. This year, the auspicious occasion of Chaitra Masa Shukla Paksha Navami was celebrated on March 25. Conducting Sita Rama Kalyana Mahotsava on Rama Navami, Chinmaya Mission Houston (CMH) highlighted the great Agamika tradition of the divine wedding […]

Auspiciousness Marks Mahasivaratri at Saumyakasi Sivalaya

Auspiciousness Marks Mahasivaratri at Saumyakasi Sivalaya

By Satchitananda HOUSTON: Sri Saumyakasi Sivalaya, Chinmaya Mission Houston (CMH), once again became the spiritual epicenter for the Mahasivaratri celebrations of the Greater Houston Hindu community on February 13. Mahasivaratri, the great celebration of Lord Siva who is the very embodiment of Consciousness and auspiciousness, elevates every spiritual seeker to a higher level of contemplation. […]

A Gurukula Graduation at Chinmaya Prabha

A Gurukula Graduation at Chinmaya Prabha

By Vinod Sharma HOUSTON: Chinmaya Mission Houston Bala Vihar celebrated the Bala Vihar graduation for the class of 2017 on Saturday, May 20. This milestone marked the culmination of the journey for twenty four students who have attended Bala Vihar regularly every Sunday and for as long as 14 years. Consistent with the scriptural education […]

A Blissful Sivaratri at Saumyakasi Sivalaya

A Blissful Sivaratri at Saumyakasi Sivalaya

  By Satchitananda HOUSTON: Siva means auspiciousness. On February 24th 2017, as Houston celebrated Mahasivaratri, a day that is most auspicious to Siva, thousands of devotees of the Houston Indian American community had one venue on their minds and calendar – Sri Saumyakasi Sivalaya. In that iconic linga-shaped temple located within the premises of Chinmaya […]

Chinmaya Mission Houston Bala Vihar : Where Families Grow Together

Chinmaya Mission Houston Bala Vihar : Where Families Grow Together

By Yuthika Gundamaraju & Vinod Sharma HOUSTON: Mahatma Gandhi once said, “Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.” Chinmaya Mission Houston embodies this ideology completely, through the medium of teaching Hindu culture. Chinmaya Mission Bala Vihar is a Sunday school in which children are gradually introduced […]

Chinmaya Prabha Celebrates its Class of 2016 Bala Vihar Graduates

Chinmaya Prabha Celebrates its Class of 2016 Bala Vihar Graduates

By Shalini Konde HOUSTON. When summer begins its bright shine, the spirit of graduation manifests everywhere, from the ripening acts of nature to the maturing landmarks of academic endeavors. As secular education in schools culminates after another year of learning, a new generation of graduates step into the wider world of higher collegiate learning to […]

Children Enchant with the Gita at Chinmaya Prabha

Children Enchant with the Gita  at Chinmaya Prabha

By Shalini Konde HOUSTON: Pujya Gurudev Swami Chinmayananda once said – “Opportunities in life come to all of us almost all the time. They come in streams, in hosts and knock at our doors. We are either ‘out’ or sleeping ‘in’. Be awake. Be alert. Be prepared to make use of them.”  Truly, one of […]