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Sundaram Updates
Samoohika Satyanarayana Swamy Puja, Friday, May 5th, 6:30 - 8:15 PM:  Our priests will lead a Samoohika Satyanarayana Swamy Puja at the temple on this auspicious Pournima day.

To sign up please fill the
google form. Please read the form before signing up.  For the families that sign up, supplies will be provided by the temple. Email with details closer to the occasion will be sent to signed up participants. Walk ins are always welcome. But, please bring Bhagwan Satyanarayana's picture, a plate, 5 small cups, a spoon, flowers and fruits to participate.

For additional clarifications, please send email to


Gurudev Jayanti & last regular BV day, Sunday, May 7th: Pujya Gurudev’s 107th Jayanti is on May 8th and we’ll be celebrating this auspicious occasion at Bala Vihar with Guru Paduka Puja during Assembly and a special treat for the kids after class! May 7th is also our last BV class day for this year and after the Puja, kids will head to their classes to wrap up the year with their teachers.  We will meet on May 21st for our final Bala Vihar celebration to celebrate our graduating class of 2023! 

May 7th is the last regular class for Bala Vihar classes, language and chanting classes and adult satsang.   Hindi team has a special treat for the students in Hindi! Remember to thank your teachers and gurus for their selfless seva and offerings each Sunday!

Healthy Eating!  A health talk, Sunday, May 7th, 10:15 - 11:15 AM: We tune our mind with study groups, workshops, satsang and study of scriptures.  In addition to our mind, let us also help our body be tuned to serve us.  Dr. Meena Patel and Mrs. Beverly Seagren will lead a health talk on South Asian diet and guide us on how to make healthier choices.  This will be followed by a Q&A session. 
Meditation Workshop, May 13th, 10 am - 12 noon: Based on Pujya Gurudev Swami Chinmayananda's book, "Meditation & Life" - this workshop is for sincere seekers of all levels.  Learn the steps for a successful meditation practice in this workshop by PriyaJi.

Click here to register for this workshop!
BV Class of 2023 Graduation Celebration, Sunday, May 21st: All BV families are invited to join us on Sunday May 21st as we celebrate the amazing graduates of our Bala Vihar Class of 2023 - details in the attached invitation. Head on over to Sundaram to share their excitement as they get ready for the next phase of their lives and to hear them reflect on how Bala Vihar has shaped them. Click here to RSVP to this Evite before May 10  and confirm your attendance!
Jnana Yagna 2023
Life Management Techniques - Yagna series, August 24th - 27th:  Swami SwaroopanandaJi expands on the essence of teachings of the Gita and how to use them to manage ourselves. Aim to do your best, rather than to be the best. When you learn to manage yourself based on sound Vedantic principles, then leading and managing others come naturally. See how it applies to all aspects of life - from relationships, wealth and your emotions!  Check out the flyer for the topics!

Storm To Perform Workshop, Saturday August 27th: A unique opportunity to participate in a workshop by the Global Head of Chinmaya Mission, Pujya Swami SwaroopanandaJi right here in Austin.  You will gain a new perspective on challenges and your own potential!  Spots are limited.  See additional details in the flyer!  

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Engagement opportunities for Jnana Yagna: We are excited to offer multiple opportunities to meet with Sw. SwaroopanandaJi and make this a memorable event for all.  We encourage our members and patrons to sign up to help in any way possible.

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Want to learn more about the opportunities to help?  Please reach out to Anu Saraf at

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