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

COVID-19 Relief  

How can we help the most vulnerable members of society affected by the COVID-19 pandemic ?
CMSJ has identified community service organizations in our local community 
Please avail of company matching funds by donating to CORD USA for COVID-19 relief 
Please read Appeal for COVID-19 Donations

Upakarma 2020  

This year Upakarma falls on Monday, August 3rd, 2020
Due to the COVID-19 situation, the Upakarma function will be done at home 
Please see the document below and send email to Pandit Ravichandran ji by July 10th. Pandit ji will mail materials and instructions to your home address

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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