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Weekly Announcements

February 16th/17th 

Walkathon 2019 T-shirt: accepting pre-orders now!

We are accepting T-shirt pre-orders until end of February. The price is $10/- piece. We are requesting every family to be part of this noble cause. You can make a difference in the life of students of the Bhutanese community. All proceeds will be passed along to Bhutanese children college scholarship.  The pre-order can be placed at any session at the “Walkathon T-shirt Order Table”. If you are unable to make it to your sessions, you can place your order via email request to your coordinator or teachers.

We had an overwhelming response to the T-shirt Design contest & we’ll announce the winning design soon! The T-shirt color is off-white with red lettering (Highlighting the theme “Shakti“). We request each & every family to support this noble cause. Once again, Thank you for all your motivation & support.


 Members’ Annual Donation to CMDFW Receipt/Statement – 2018: 

If you have NOT received yours, please contact or visit the CMDFW accounting office at Chinmaya Saaket on Sundays from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.


Jnana yajna at Chitrakoot (Feb 18 – 22) :

Sw. Sarveshanandaji’s jnana yajna on vishnu sahasranamam (continuing series) resumes at CKT, Monday, Feb. 18th. Daily discourses (M – F, 2/18 – 2/22) @ 7:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.


Maha Shivaratri (Sun., Mar. 3rd):

We invite you to Maha Shivaratri – 2019 on Sunday, Mar. 3rd.

  1. Morning pooja at Saaket, 6:30 – 8:00 AM, right after Swamiji’s morning SSS dicourse.
  2. Evening Samashti pooja and Sahasra Lingaarchana from 7:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. @ Chinmaya Chitrakoot. Yajaman (@$251/family) and Mahaprasad spots ($51/donation) for the evening samashti pooja are available. Please contact Satheesh Chandran ( or Rakesh Neunaha (


Mark your calendar [Mar 25 – 29]!

Sw. Shantanandaji of Chinmaya Vrindavan, NJ, will be visiting CMDFW from Mar 25 – 29. He will be giving discourses daily (7:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.) at Saaket on Ch. 17 of Bhagavad Geeta. Stay tuned for more details…


Samashti Upanayanam (Thursday, May 9) – Please Plan NOW!!

On the auspicious occasion of Shankara Jayanti, Thu., May 9th, CMDFW is planning a samashti upanayanam. @ Parents, this is a great opportunity for your Children to have the brahmopadesha-samskara done, the vedic way! If interested, please contact Upanayanam Coordinator Satheesh Chandran ( for details and questions you may have.


Youth Empowerment Program (YEP) at Chinmaya Mangalam, Summer 2019 (June 4 – July 27):  

Calling High School seniors and/or all young adults aged 18-28 who are interested in studying Vedanta!! Registration for YEP-2019 is open now! The early-bird deadline to register is April 6. Details are available on our website, Questions? Email to To register click here. For more information, access YEP website at: