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Weekly Announcements

April 20th/21st 

Registration for the next Balavihar Year, 2019-2020:

As in the past, it’ll be in 3 Phases:

  • Phase-1: starts Monday, April 22nd and continues thru May 4 … open for current members in their current session; transfer requests to other sessions will be entertained.
  • Phase-2 (May 5 – 14): Starting May 5, registration frozen for 10 days to work on transfer requests of Phase-1.
  • Phase-3: Starting Wed., May 15, open for general admission!
  • Weekend of May 18/19, general public can come to any BV session w/ questions, before we close 2018-19 BV year


[Reminder] Balavihar Combined Graduation Ceremony at Chitrakoot, Sunday (4/21/19) @ 5:00 – 7:30 p.m.  

Questions? please send an email to


Geeta Chanting Competition – 2019, at Chinmaya Saaket, next week!  

This competition is open to everyone – adults as well as children, Chinmaya Mission members and non-members.

  • Children’s competition will be held on Saturday, April 27th at 1:00 p.m. As in the past, the grade with the highest participation will be recognized.
  • Adults’ competition will be held over three days, April 24th, 25th, and 26th, @ 7:30 – 9:30 p.m. only. The choice of days will be on a first-come, first-served basis.

Register online at CMDFW membership portal. Deadline is fast approaching – Wednesday, April 24th! So, hurry and register today!! If you have any questions, please contact GCC Coordinator, Kalpana Raman at:


Walkathon/Holi/Picnic, Sunday, April 28th, at Chinmaya-Mangalam @ 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.:

  • Those who weren’t able to register before can still go ahead and register! Use the QR code available in the lobby/front desk or register online at w/ your CMDFW account login credentials.
  • [Sunday sessions only!] No Balavihar next Sunday, April 28th … so, you can attend the picnic and have fun!
  • Questions?


Samashti Upanayanam (Thursday, May 9) @ Chinmaya Chitrakoot: 

CMDFW is hosting samashti upanayanam – for both boys and girls – on the auspicious occasion of Shankara Jayanti, Thu., May 9th. Please contact Upanayanam Coordinator Satheesh Chandran ( for details and questions you may have.


Mark your Calendar: Please make note of couple more events in May. More details to follow…

  1. Annual Music Program at Saaket – Sat., May 11,  @ 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
  2. Indian Consular Visa Camp at Chitrakoot – Sat., May 18, all-day (9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.). Prior appointment required.


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

Mark your calendar! Swamiji’s full North America itinerary is available on our website 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