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Weekly Announcements

Oct 12th/13th 

Welcoming new Brahmacharins to CMDFW (Friday, Oct. 18th evening): 

We welcome Brni. Archana Chaitanya and Br. Hari Chaitanya to CMDFW, officially, next Friday Oct. 18th evening (7:15 – 8:00 p.m.) at Chinmaya-Saaket. You are all invited!


CMDFW Navaratri Garba, Saturday, [ ]October 19, 2019 (7:00 pm to [ ]11:00 pm):

@ Chinmaya Chitrakoot (900 N. Belt Line Road, Irving, TX 75061).

Event open to CMDFW members and guests. Registration link:

Tickets: $8 /person (ONLINE); $10/person (ON-SITE on day of the event)

Arati sponsorship: $25 and above

20 volunteer spots open: High school students will get volunteer credits. Sigh-up link:

Questions or need more info? Please contact:

  • Shailie Mody: (469) 360 6456 /
  • Mitsoo Nanavaty:  


CMDFW Annual Fundraising Banquet is being planned for Sunday, Dec. 8th, evening at the Double Tree Galleria Hotel, Dallas.  More info on ticket availability to be announced soon. Couple of things to note:

Banquet invocation:

Children who wish to participate in the banquet invocation may contact Sudha Ramakrishnan at Sign-up sheets will also be available at the front desk of all CMDFW centers. Registration for the banquet is a must for participating in the invocation. Deadline to sign up is this weekend (Sunday, Oct 13th). Practice sessions will begin from next weekend.

Banquet Geeta Chanting:

Children interested in participating in the Geeta chanting during the banquet, should contact their respective session Geeta teachers. More details to come. Questions? Please contact Kalpana Raman at

Note the eligibility criteria for participating in the Banquet Geeta chanting:

  1. The child has to have participated in the 2018-19 CMDFW Geeta Chanting Competition.
  2. At least one parent needs to buy ticket to the banquet.

Gita 365 App is available to install:

We’re happy to inform you that Sw. Swaroopanandaji has released Gita 365 app for smart phone and tablets. The app has been developed by Chinmaya Mission, Houston and is available for install and use. It is free!