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.
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Bala Vihar 2020-21 

All classes started on Sep 12th/13th. All classes are conducted online using Webex. Please download Webex app for best experience. See Webex information
There are many changes this year. Please read before registering your child(ren):  Bala Vihar 2020-21 FAQs
Webex links sent with registration emails since Sep 10th 4pm. If your child(ren) is/are already registered find your class links here: Bala Vihar Transaction Summary

Bala Vihar, Hindi and Cognitive Math textbooks can be purchased online. Choose one of 5 pickup locations; the Bookstore team will provide pickup time window

Discourse Schedule

Our Resident Spiritual Teacher, Br. Soham Chaitanya has started his regular class schedule on Sep 12th.
All classes are free and open to all.  See page below to get links to join webinars.

Nataka Dipa Jnana Yagna  

Join us for an enlightening and fun Jnana Yagna based on Chapter 10 of Panchadashi.  
Swami Ramakrishnananda from Chinmaya Mission Nagappatanam will join us remotely. 
Talks from 7:30pm to 8:45pm Pacific Time Monday Sep 28th to Oct 2nd.

Vanaprastha Group  

Monthly satsang for Vanaprastha group  
Next Session: Workout for Body, Mind and Intellect on Sep 25th, 10am to 11:15am. 
See page below for Vanaprastha group information and register.

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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