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Weekly Announcements

May 18th/19th 

Registration for the next Balavihar Year, 2019-2020: 

We have had significant re-enrollment and transfer requests for Frisco F1 and F2 sessions.  We are processing in order of priority and availability of slots.

  • Phase-2 is underway (May 6 – 17): Transfer requests are being processed
  • Phase-3: Open registration will start shortly once we complete processing transfer requests
  • Weekend of May 18/19 (last weekend of this BV year), general public can come to any BV session w/ questions. Let your friends know about it.


Beginner’s Sanskrit Classes at Saaket, Summer 2019:

As in the past, beginner’s Sanskrit Classes will be offered during the Summer of 2019. Classes are open to all CMDFW members and their friends, aged 16 & above. Free for Parivar Members.

 Location: Chinmaya Saaket, 17701 Davenport Rd. Dallas, TX 75252

Pre-requisite: Must know how to read and write Devanagari Script (Sanskrit/Marathi/Hindi)

Class timing: Saturdays, 9:00 am to noon.

Duration: June 1, 2019 thru August 24, 2019.

If you wish to join this course, please send an Email to before May 25, 2019 with the following information: Your Name, Email address and Telephone number.


National Junior CHYK Camp for high school students (rising 9th graders through graduating seniors) :

  1. Camp Theme:  Vision of the Visionary
  2. Retreat Dates:  July 1st to July 5th
  3. Venue: Chinmaya Mangalam in Corsicana, TX
  4. Conducted by: Sw. Mitrananda ji and Sw. Sarveshananda ji
  5. Camp is open to:  High school students who are currently in grades 8 to 12 (graduating between the years 2019 to 2023)


National CHYK camp \to be conducted by Pujya Swami Swaroopanandaji  (at Chinmaya Mangalam Aug 30 – Sept 2, 2019):

CHYK West is excited to announce the first National CHYK camp to be conducted by Pujya Swami Swaroopanandaji, Global Head of Chinmaya Mission.

The camp will be conducted at Chinmaya Mangalam from August 30 to September 2, 2019. It will cater to 18-30 age group – we welcome you to register and attend the camp.

As a part of this camp, we will have several Swamins, Brahmacharins, and sevaks present at the camp.

They will be assist in conducting morning meditation and yoga classes, group discussions, workshops, debrief sessions, and Q&A.


Contact:  Sw. Sarveshananda ji and ChYK coordinators


Annual Balavihar Camp (in lieu of Labor Day Camp):

When: weekend of Aug 8-11 (thursday-sunday)

Where: @ Chinmaya Mangalam

Open to rising 5th graders through high school

Conducted by ChYKs and Yuva Veers and supported by Sw. Sarveshananda ji

Please look out for announcement in your mailbox shortly


Chinmaya Archives collection project:

Sw. Kaivalyananda ji will be visiting Dallas from July 6-12 as part of an effort to identify, secure and collect any memorabilia related to Chinmaya Mission over the years and the lives of Pujya Gurudev, Pujya Guruji and other teachers.

If you believe you have any artifacts, photos, letters, etc. that may be of interest to this project, please contact Ashok Dandekar ji or Ramesh Hegde ji


Mark your calendar! Sw. Swaroopanandaji, Global Head of Chinmaya Mission Worldwide will be visiting CMDFW, Aug 24 -29:  

More details to come. Two programs associated with his visit to Dallas area:

  • Discourses on Bhagavad Geeta, Chapter 9:Aug 24 – 29, daily @ 7:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. | CMDFW -Saaket, Dallas, TX
  • National CHYK Camp, “Storm to Perform”: Aug 30 – Sept 2|Chinmaya Mangalam, Barry, TX