Do the best and leave the rest.
-Swami Chinmayanandaji

Our Sevas

CHInMAYA UPASANA ACTIVITIES

Activities of the Mission elevate the heads of the participants, transporting them to new realms of understanding.

Chinmaya Mission has evolved activities, events, and programmes to cater to people of all age groups from all walks of life. While weekly classes strengthen grass-root activities of the Mission for the benefit of the members, Jnana Yajnas and camps reach out to a larger audience and act as eye openers.


The on-going activities at Chinmaya Upasana are

  • Instilthe young Mind to become better human being /citizen of the world.
  • Instil noble ideals, healthy emotions and physical discipline.
  • Helps children to develop healthy resistance against temptations.
  • Stimulate true affection.
  • Develop Values Vs Value.
  • Bring out the inherent quality hidden in them.
  • Create awakening of one’s own past and present strength.
  • Develop pride in our heritage/culture.
  • Help children get a clear vision of life.
TOPICS FOR TWO-DAY IPDC


Class Topics
2nd God Loves You
3rd God….. My friend
4th Love and Live
5th Give and Grow
6th Human to Humane
7th Confidence and Concentration
8th Lead India
9th Potential to Perform
10th Goal Setting and Get Going
JNANA YAJNAS
  • Scriptural study, and regular contemplation on the deeper import of the teachings heard, kindles the fire of knowledge in an intelligent spiritual seeker, who thereafter offers his false values and negative tendencies as his oblations into this fire.
  • To invigourate and inspire the masses for Vedantic Scriptural studies and consequent contemplation on them, trained teachers (initiated acharyas), Swamis/swaminis and brahmacharis/brahmacharinis conduct periodic Jnana Yajnas (series of talks) on various spiritual texts and subjects.
  • For the organizing hosts, these Jnana Yajnas are cooperative endeavours that unite bands of like-minded people who together organize a field for their own character development and spiritual growth.
  • For the attending community members, the event has manifold benefits on their personal, familial and societal levels.
  • This lecture series typically lasts for 5 – 7 days, consisting of 60 or 90 minute evening or early morning talks daily
  • Jnana Yajnas are free of charge and open to the public.
  • Guru Dhakshina is a voluntary offering devotees make to the acharya on the yajna’s concluding day.
SRAVANA SADHANA
  • Sravana is hearing of the truth.
  • Sravana is hearing of Lord's Lilas.
  • Sravana includes hearing of God's virtues, glories, sports and stories connected with His divine Name and Form.
  • In the Bhagavata Mahatmya it is told that the best Dharma in this world is to hear Lord's glories. For, thereby, one attains to the Divine Abode.
  • Sravana is more external than Manana or reflection of what is heard through a teacher or books.
  • The process or means by which the sadhya is reached is called sadhana.
  • sravana is listening to the sruti (scripture) from a guru. This is not merely the hearing of words, but rather attentive and single-pointed listening to the true meaning of the guru’s words.
  • Real listening is putting the mind behind the ears, and not dissipating it into any other field of thought.
  • Lecturer series on Bhagavad Gita from chapter 1 to chapter 18 taken by Acharya Swami Krishnathmanandaji.
  • Sravana Sadhana is organised for a week in an alternate months.
UPANISHAD CLASSES
  • The Upanishads are ancient texts, which records the thoughts of Sanathana Dharma
  • The Upanishads are the end portions of the Vedas, that part that is concerned with pure knowledge.
  • The Upanishads are the essence of Vedas.
  • The basic concern of Upanishads is philosophical: to look for clear truth.
  • Upanishads brings out the direct search for simple and unconditioned truth.
  • The Upanishads are also called as Vedanta that is the end or final goal of wisdom (Veda, wisdom; anta, end).
  • In simple words, Upanishads takes us towards our own self or our own true nature.
  • The Upanishads classes are conducted by our acharya on a regular basis.
  • The study of Upanishads in detail is carried out during these sessions.
BHAGAVAD GITA CLASSES
  • Bhagavad Gita the’ Song of the Lord’ is the universal book of guidance.
  • Bhagavad Gita is a all-in-one book of knowledge about life and its problems.
  • It was written by Bhagavan Veda Vyasa.
  • Bhagavad Gita consists of 18 chapters with 700 verses.
  • Bhagavad Gita Classes are conducted by our acharya, Swami Krishnathmanandaji regularly on Thursdays and Saturdays between 6:30 – 7:45 PM.
  • Currently Chapter 6 of Bhagavad Gita is dealt in detail by our acharya.
  • Many are being benefitted through Bhagavad Gita Class
  • Merely listening with a prepared mind can lead one to Realization of Truth.

Why Study Gita ? – By Swami Tejomayanandaji
Why study Gita
BHAGAVAD GITA MASS CHANTING
  • Swami Chinmayanandaji’s brainchild to motivate children around the world to open the Gita and learn to chant its verses came with progressive strategy to CHANT-STUDY-KNOW-LIVE the Gita.
  • The first program was done by Gurudev as “ Chant Gita Land Washington”
  • This programme is continuously conducted by all the centres.
  • This activity is being organised for the past 4 years, involving students from various schools in and around Hosur.
  • The school teachers are trained to chant the respective chapters.
  • After sufficient training of the students by the respective school teacher, the students chant the verses by looking at the book and the certificates are distributed to all the students who participate in the mass chanting.
  • This year, the chanting is on Chapter 12.
Click the Play Button to Listen "Bhakti Yoga" Chanting
CHYK (Chinmaya Yuva Kendra)
  • Chinmaya Yuva Kendra is the global youth wing of Chinmaya Mission (ages 14-28 years)
  • It aims to help youth discover their hidden potential and tap into its infinite source at will
  • CHYK Motto: Harnessing Potential through Dynamic Spirituality
  • CHYK Mission Statement : To empower the youth with the vision, values, and dynamism for success in all fields.
  • CHYK study classes are interactive reading and discussions sessions where participants study Vedantic text based on the syllabus developed by Swami Chinmayanandaji and supplemented by Swami Tejomayanandaji.
  • Trained moderators and class coordinators guide students to reflect deeply, examine critically, and debate positively on their comprehension and personal experiences.
  • Each CHYK class is for 90 minutes.
DEVIS GROUP CLASSES
  • Chinmaya Devi group are Study classes exclusively for women.
  • Various slokas, bhajans, and short discussions on values etc. are some of the activities in Devi Group.
  • Vishnu Sahasranama, Hanuman Chalisa Chanting is performed on a weekly basis.
  • Discussions about Vedanta also takes place.
SPIRITUAL CAMPS
  • Throughout the year, Chinmaya Mission Centres Worldwide host spiritual camps or residential courses for adults, kids, youth or the whole family.
  • Hosting a Chinmaya spiritual camp for various age groups or families is a noble and dynamic endeavour filled with teamwork and yajna spirit .
  • Centres typically invite Mission Acharyas to conduct the spiritual study classes and to help plan the rest of the day’s activities so the mind can have healthy fun and easily become contemplative for study .
  • Camp activities usually include guided meditation, Vedanta study classes, group discussions or workshops, devotional satsang, cultural performances and recreation.

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