October 9th/10th

Navaratri and Vijayadashami: 

Navaratri celebration is ongoing. Please join us for the ongoing chanting, poojas, and bhajans to culminate in the grand Vijayadashami on Thursday, Oct. 14th. Details below…   

  • Oct 7th thru 13th:
    • Mornings @ 6.30 – 7.00 am – Chanting of Durga Suktam, Medha Suktam, Shri Suktam and Arati.
    • Evenings: 
      • 7:00 – 7:45 pm – Shri Lalita Sahasranamam Chanting
      • 7:45 – 8:00 pm – Music group presenting or singing live 
      • 8:00 pm – Arati
      • Yajaman sponsorship (online participation): $51
  • Thursday, Oct. 14th – 7:00 – 8.30 pm:
    • Grand Vijayadashami Tridevi puja with Tridevi ashtottara-shatanamavali 
    • Yajaman sponsorship (online participation): $251


For Oct. 14th, 7:00 – 8:30 pm: 
Meeting ID: 883 1467 8495
Passcode: Durg@2021

For Oct. 7 – 13, daily morning chanting @ 6:30-7:00 am:
Meeting ID: 879 8572 7544
Passcode: Vde!cN@v21

For Oct. 7 – 13, daily evening Lalita Sahasranamam chanting, Bhajans & Arati @7:00-8:15 pm:
Meeting ID: 883 1467 8495
Passcode: Durg@2021

YouTube (all days): https://www.youtube.com/user/swamisarveshananda

Please send your Yajaman sponsorship requests to Ramesh Hegde:  secretary@cmdfw.org 

Vedic Chanting Class starts soon: 

  1. Both adults and children may sign up … sign-up deadline Wed., Oct. 13, as we want to meet briefly on the auspicious occasion of Vijayadashami
  2. Regular classes (virtual) start from Saturday, Oct. 23; we meet weekly on Saturdays in the morning @8:00 – 9:00 a.m.
  3. Please register as usual in our registration portal and send an e-mail to Ramesh Hegde (hegdes89@hotmail.com)

Cultural classes to complement Bala Vihar Program: 

  • Cultural classes will start from next weekend – October 16/17.
  • Registration has started so please register your children today. 
  • Music, Vaadya Tarangini and Dance classes will be held on Saturdays between 2:00 p.m. & 5:00 p.m. and 
  • Language, Gita Chanting, and Shlokathon classes will be held on Sundays between 2:00 p.m. & 5:00 p.m. 

Vaadya Tarangini or Orchestra is a new class that we started last year for children who are in high school and have at least 3 years of experience playing an instrument for band or orchestra at school.

Fees:   Gita Chanting and Shlokathon ARE included with CMDFW membership for all members. For everyone else, it is $120 per child per class per year. Chinmaya Parivar members are not charged for any of the classes.

Need for Teachers/inquiries about these classes: All CMDFW programs are powered by volunteers and if you wish to contribute your efforts in running these language/cultural classes (or if you have any questions about these classes), please contact the Cultural Classes Coordinator Arun Venkatraman. See the contacts page on the CMDFW website for his contact information. Our immediate needs are for Hindi and Kannada teachers.

On A Quest: Biopic on the Life of Pujya Gurudev, Swami Chinmayananda:

More details are now available on the screening of “On A Quest: Biopic on the Life of Swami Chinmayananda” at the prestigious Parliament of the World’s Religions Virtual Session, coming up this month. We encourage the Chinmaya Mission families to register for this event and be part of the momentous occasion so that more and more may benefit from connecting with Pujya Gurudev’s life and teachings.

When: Sunday 17 October 2021, 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM (Central Time)

What: The session will be presented by Swami Mitrananda who led the script and direction of the movie. It will be followed by a Q&A segment and a discussion. 

How: Registration link*: https://parliamentofreligions.org/2021-parliament-worlds-religions-registration

*There is a discount for India and Southeast Asian countries as well as for students 

Sw. Sarveshanandaji’s jnana yajna for CM Tri-State, Oct 18-21:

  • Topic: Guru stotram
  • Date/time – Mon, Oct 18 – Thu, Oct. 21, at 7:00 – 8:00 pm CST

Details are/will be available on our website cmdfw.org 


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