Chinmaya Mission San Jose conducts Bala Vihar for children and Vedanta discourses, Jnana Yagnas, and spiritual camps for adults. Bala Vihar is a very popular weekend cultural school for children, operating at three locations: San Jose, San Ramon and Fremont. Visiting Acharyas conduct Jnana Yagnas and camps on the Bhagavad Geeta, the Upanishads, and other texts throughout the year.

Special Events

2014 CMSJ Thanksgiving Camp – Onsite registrations are now closed.

You must have a full confirmed hotel reservation before you register for the Camp as the Camp fees are non-refundable. List of motels in the area is available at the bottom of this document. Click button below for offsite registration.


Camp Begins: November 26, 6:30 PM
Camp Ends: November 30, 9 AM (after breakfast)
Camp Location: Krishnalaya, Piercy 

 


  • Please familiarize yourself with the camp rules and etiquette by reading the camp instructions
  • Click here to download the camp flier

Bala Vihar 2014-2015 Registration

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Upcoming Events

November 29, 2014
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Saturday Tiffin Seva
Chinmaya Sandeepany-Dining Hall, San Jose CA
November 30, 2014
8:00 am - 8:55 am
Youth Sandwich Seva
Chinmaya Sandeepany-Dining Hall, San Jose CA
November 30, 2014
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Sunday Tiffin Seva
Chinmaya Sandeepany-Dining Hall, San Jose CA
December 2, 2014
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Geeta Jayanti/Tapovan Maharaj Jayanti
Chinmaya Sandeepany, San Jose California
December 6, 2014
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Saturday Tiffin Seva
Chinmaya Sandeepany-Dining Hall, San Jose CA

Murthi Sthapana and Chinmaya Sandeepany Inauguration

Quote of the day

  • Faults become thick when love is thin.

    - Swami Chinmayananda
  • Love is to human hearts what sun is to flowers.

    - Swami Chinmayananda
  • The tragedy of human history is decreasing happiness in the midst of increasing comforts.

    - Swami Chinmayananda
  • Restrain the senses first', so that you may finally throw overboard the inner enemy - 'Desire'!

    - Swami Chinmayananda
  • Knowledge without practice is a dull dreary load upon the shoulders of a seeker!

    -Swami Chinmayananda

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