• Guru Purnima Celebrations Bala Vihar Dosti Acres, Wadala

    Bala Vihar students celebrated Guru Purnima and paid respect to their sevikas, Smt. Chandrika Vora and Anuradha. Jul 19, 2019
  • Guru Purnima Celebrations Study Group Dosti Acres, Wadala

    Study Group at Dosti Acres celebrated Guru Purnima under the guidance of sevika, Smt. Mangala Panchapakesan. She spoke on Who is a Guru and Why we should have a Guru. She narrated stories of Shankaracharya and his disciples. Jul 15, 2019
  • Guru Purnima Celebrations Study Group Bunt Sangha, Chunabhatti

    Study Group at Bunt Sangha celebrated Guru Purnima under the guidance of sevika Mangalaji. The program began with chanting of regular prayers, followed by Guru Stotram and Tapovan Shatakam. Jul 15, 2019
  • Guru Purnima Celebrations Study Group Chinmaya Varashree, Matunga

    Guru Purnima was celebrated with great devotion by about 25 devotees. Puja began with invocation, chanting of Guru Stotram and Tapovan Shatakam. Paduka Puja was performed by Smt. Vidya Harikrishna. Guru Paduka stotram, songs and bhajans were sung by devotees. Jul 15, 2019
  • Geeta Dhoota Workshop at Chinmaya Varashree, Matunga

    Geeta Dhoota workshop was conducted by Br. Samatmaji on Bhagawad Geeta, Chapter 18 (shlokas 40 to 78). Jun 25, 2019
  • Hindu Culture Cruise

    Junior Bala Vihar children (attending class at Chinmaya Varashree, Matunga) visited Chinmaya Pradeep at Sandeepany Sadhanalaya, Powai to experience the Hindu Culture Cruise. Sevika Vijayalakshmi, along with Jayashree guided the children through the Cruise, singing bhajans and participating in the Cruise activities. Jun 9, 2019
  • Chinmaya Jayanti Celebration Dosti Acres, Wadala

    Under the guidance of the sevika Smt. Sheila Chitnis, the Study Group celebrated the 103rd Jayanti of Pujya Gurudev Swami Chinmayananda. The group chanted Guru Stotram and Gurudev’s Ashtothara Namavali. May 6, 2019
  • Sankara Jayanti Celebration

    After Invocatory prayers, the sevika, Smt. Mangala Panchapakesan spoke on the life of Adi Sankara. Through PPT and story-telling, she captured the imagination of her audience. Kanakadhara stotram, Ganga stotram, Totakashtakam and Bhaja Govindam were chanted. Apr 30, 2019
  • Workshop on Face it or Fear it at Chinmaya Varashree

    Yuvaveer Prashanti conducted a workshop on ‘Face it or Fear it’ for 30 children aged 12 to 15 years. Sevikas Archana Natraj, Manjiri Lavakare and Nisha Parekh helped co-ordinate the session. The session started with the kids sharing what they feared. Apr 27, 2019
  • Discovering Mumbai the Chinmaya way

    On 21st April, Senior Bala Vihar children, parents and sevikas of Mahima zone, Matunga centre traveled in an open double-decker bus, exploring South Mumbai. Apr 21, 2019
  • Hanuman Jayanti

    On 18th April, Senior Bala Vihar children celebrated Hanuman Jayanti at Chinmaya Varashree centre. The day began with Invocation prayers. Under sevika Mangalaji’s guidance, Hanuman Chalisa was chanted. Apr 18, 2019
  • Celebration of RAMA NAVAMI with Swami Swatmananda organized by CHYKs

    Rama Navami was celebrated at the Gujarati Seva Mandal, Matunga, in the presence of Swami Swatmananda. The event commenced with a talk by Swamiji on Sri Rama’s life and its significance. Apr 14, 2019
  • Bala Vihar celebrates RAMA NAVAMI

    Bala Vihar children led by their sevika, Sarika Pherwani, celebrated Rama Navami at the Mahim centre. All came prepared to speak on which character from Ramayana they identified with the most and why. All children and parents did likita japa of Sri Rama’s name. This was offered as a garland to the Lord, at South Indian Bhajana Samaj, Matunga. Apr 13, 2019
  • Little Heart Nursery

    The Mahima zone Shishuvihar team celebrated Shivaratri at Little Heart nursery in Matunga. The children were taught the symbols of Shiva, followed by Bhajans, and the Abhisheka on the Shivalinga. They also played the action game on the symbols of Shiva. Mar 31, 2019
  • Talk by Swami Aparajitananda

    Swami Aparajitananda spoke on Karma Yoga and its relationship to Bhakti, at Dosti Acres, Wadala, for Study Group members. About fifty enthusiastic Study Group members attended the session. Mar 11, 2019
  • Bala Vihar - Sagar

    Rajasthani Mahila Mandal runs an NGO called Nandan to empower the lives of slum kids. Since the last four years, Bala Vihar Sevikas from Chinmaya Mission South Mumbai have been imparting the knowledge of Indian culture and traditions to these children. During the academic year 2018-19, the children were taught stories from Bhagawatam (Dashavataar). Mar 9, 2019
  • Devi Group Visit to Chinmaya Vibhooti

    About 17 Devi group members are 4 non Mission participants left for Chinmaya Vibhooti on 2nd March. At Vibhooti they visited Chinmaya Jeevan Darshan, participated in a lecture by Smt. Pramodini Rao on “Music and Me” followed by a visit to the Swanubhooti Vatika. Mar 2, 2019
  • Mahashivaratri by Bala Vihar

    Mahashivaratri was observed with devotion by Bala Vihar children, at different venues of Mahima, viz. Dosti Acres on 1st March, Chinmaya Varashree on 2nd and 7th March and Sion on 3rd March. Children performed puja to their Shivaling. Mar 2, 2019
  • Shivaratri celebration at Chinmaya Varashree by Shishuvihar team

    The Mahima zone Shishuvuhar team celebrated Maha Shivaratri on 1st March 2019 at Chinmaya Varashree. The event was attended by 12 toddler and their mothers. The children were welcomed with clicking the pictures at the photo booth with the background of Mount Kailash. Mar 1, 2019
  • Mahashivratri by Shishu Vihar

    Shishu Vihar celebrated Mahashivaratri at Chinmaya Varashree. The event was attended by twelve toddlers and their mothers, who participated with prayers and bhajans. There was story-telling with the help of puppets very creatively made by the sevikas. Mar 1, 2019