New*** Gita Chanting Classes on Sunday - March 31st to May 19th at 10:15am - All Chinmaya Mission Bala vihar families interested in learning authentic pronunciation of Gita verses and tips to help with memorization are welcome to join in.
New*** CMA YSP 2019 (Youth Summer Program) - YSP is a youth summer program for Balvihar and non-balvihar students in grades 6-12.
YSP 2019 dates - Sundays July 14, 21, 28 and August 4 from 10 am - 2 pm
Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors - Are you looking to make a difference and earn some money this summer? YSP is now accepting applications for coordinator position (number of openings 2)
Students in grade 10,11 & 12 are encouraged to apply.
As a YSP coordinator, you will be responsible for planning, preparing and running the program under the guidance and supervision of YSP liaisons. It is a leadership role and will count as a job experience since coordinators will be paid a nominal amount as a token of appreciation for their services.
Fill out the attached application form at your earliest!
Submission deadline - 4/30/2019
Wednesday Study Groups: The CMA Study Groups continue to meet every Wednesday to review and discuss Vedantic texts under the guidance of Dr. Meena Patel. The groups will start a new text, Bhaja Govindam, this Wednesday (3/6/2019). Please do reach out to us at firstname.lastname@example.org for additional information. The groups meet at
North at CMA Sundaram: Wednesday from 11:45 am - 1:00 pm
South at South Austin residence: Wednesday from 7:45 pm - 9:00 pm
Swaranjali offerings: Want to learn Indian classical vocal music, instruments or dance? We have just the class for you. Chinmaya Swaranjali offers the following classes on Saturdays. Please do reach out to email@example.com for additional information about the classes.
Carnatic Vocal: Manu Narayanan
Carnatic Violin: Manu Narayanan
Hindustani Classical music: Rituparna Banerjee
Veena: Chandana Gadepalli
Bharatnatyam: Hema Raja
Bhajans: Manu Narayanan (On Sundays for CMA members, weekdays for CMA and non-CMA members)
The Youth Empowerment Program (YEP) - Batch VI is welcoming applications for Summer of 2019. YEP is a two-month camp conducted at Chinmaya Mangalam in Barry, Texas. The camp provides foundational knowledge in Vedanta and Sanskrit and works on self-development. It is conducted under the guidance of Swami Sarveshanandaji, the resident Acharya of Chinmaya Mission Dallas, and other Acharyas of Chinmaya Mission. Applications can be accessed at chykwest.com/yep.
"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.
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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.