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Gurudev Jayanti

May 8th, 10:30 AM to 11:15 AM

 We will celebrate Gurudev Jayanthi with a Paduka puja followed by reflections on Pujya Gurudev by Dr. Meena Patel. 

Please join us in remembering Pujya Gurudev - a day to offer gratitude and reverence at the feet of the Master.

From the archives, here is the story behind the first Jnana Yajna by Pujya Gurudev
Sundaram Updates
  • Bala Vihar Mother's day celebration - May 12th:  We will celebrate mother's day and father's day where the children will do paada puja for their parents and grandparents. This will be done during assembly in the respective Bala Vihar sessions.  End the day with a lunch put together by dads! 
  • Bala Vihar Graduation - May 19th: Mark your calendars for graduation ceremony at Sundaram for our high school and college graduates. This will be a combined session. Come listen to what our high school seniors have to share about their journey and their aspirations.
  • ** REGISTER NOW ** CMA Youth Summer Program (YSP) 2019  - YSP is a youth summer program for Balvihar and non-balvihar students in grades 6-12.  This is a great opportunity for students to reconnect with their Balavihar classmates, kindle new friendships, learn novel skills, and engage in community service.
  •  Sundaram Anniversary Celebrations - Save the dates of June 21, 22, and 23rd of June for our anniversary celebrations.  We will have pujas and homams daily.  More details forthcoming in the following weeks.
  •  **NEW** SambhAShaNa Samskritam: Would you like to converse in Samskritam?  We will have classes, during the summer, on Conversational Sanskrit.  The classes
    • will be held on Sundays from 9:30 - 11:30am
    • for 7 weeks from June 30 to Aug 11
    • for ages 17 and above
    • classes will be held in a fun participatory format
    • prior knowledge of Sanskrit in not necessary
    • additional details will be provided in the coming weeks.

Chinmaya Sundaram Temple Information
"A family that prays together, stays together."  Please come as a family and be part of the various temple activities.  Let the children learn the beautiful ways of offering their prayers and devotion by watching and helping the priest in these activities.
  • Temple Timings:
    • Monday to Sunday: 7:00 am to 12:00 pm & 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm
    • Sunday : Bhagavad Gita discourses in temple during Bala Vihar
  • Temple Weekly Services:
    • Rudrabhishekham: 6:30 pm on Mondays and Pradosha days
    • Shri Krishna Abhishekam: 6:30 pm on Thursdays
    • Devi Meenakshi Abhishekam: 6:30 pm on Fridays
    • Sathyanaraya Puja: Purninma days
    • Morning Puja: 10:00 am daily
    • Evening Puja : 6:30pm daily
  • Temple Support:
    • Would you like to provide dravya for the daily temple puja e.g. milk for the abhishekam, flowers for the deity puja, etc? Now you can bring your offering on the specified day - contact or reach out to Priest Eswarji at 512-820-3004.
    • Priest services are available at certain temple times only.
    • For special Puja Services contact Pandit Eswarji at 512-820-3004.
* We also offer various puja's at Sundaram - see list of puja's.
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