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What you have is His gift to you, and what you do with what you have is your gift to Him.
~Swami Chinmayananda

Thank you for considering making a contribution towards Kṛtajñatā sankalpa. We depend on your generosity to support our activities. We are a registered non-profit organization and donations to us may be tax deductible. Our federal tax ID number is 77-0315648.

You can make your contribution in many ways

  • By credit card via PayPal: This is the fastest way to contribute to us, and you’ll also get an immediate email receipt which you may use to support a tax deduction. Log in to your account at CMSJ and select Kṛtajñatā sankalpa from the drop-down menu under “Support Us” -> “Donate Online”.

    Don’t want to log in? You can also donate immediately by clicking on the “Donate” button below. Please note that you will receive an immediate acknowledgment for tax purposes by email, but the transaction will not be listed in your online account if you were not logged in.


  • Through Zelle: We also accept contributions over Zelle. Use your mobile banking app to make the payment. To send us a payment, use as the email address and Chinmaya Mission San Jose as the firstname. Specify Kṛtajñatā sankalpa as the purpose of the donation in the memo field.
  • By Check: Mail your check to Meena Kapadia, Chinmaya Mission San Jose, 10160 Clayton Road, San Jose, CA 95127. Please specify Kṛtajñatā sankalpa in the memo field on the check. Our phone number if you need it for online check payments is 408-254-8392.
  • From your Donor Advised Fund (DAF): Log in to your DAF and select Chinmaya Mission San Jose, 10160 Clayton Road, San Jose, CA 95127 as a grant recipient. Our tax id is 77-0315648 if you need it. Please specify “General donation – Krtajnata sankalpa” as the purpose.
  • Gifting Shares/Stock: Please contact Meena Kapadia at and we can provide you with details of our brokerage account where you can send the transfer.
Company Matching Contributions

Your employer may provide matching contributions for donations you make. Please consider requesting such matching contributions. Some employers may not support religious causes like CMSJ. If so, please see if CORD USA is listed as a supported organization. CORD’s services are usually considered social development. If CORD is supported, but CMSJ is not supported, please consider making your donation directly to CORD and notify us via email at for tracking purposes.

Fundraising progress

कृतज्ञता सङ्कल्प
Kṛtajñatā sankalpa
Gratitude to Gurudev

Goal: $300k by July 31, 2024
Created using the Donation Thermometer plugin $243,000 towards the $300,000 target.Raised $243,000 towards the $300,000 target.81%

In celebration of Gurudev’s 108 Jayanti and in a spirit of gratitude, we are launching a multi-year fundraising campaign, कृतज्ञता सङ्कल्प Kṛtajñatā sankalpa
(Pledge of Gratitude to Gurudev) to support the expressions of His vision. We will use the proceeds from this campaign to support CMSJ Sandeepany Ashram improvements as well as select initiatives at CORD (Chinmaya Organization for Rural Development) and CVV (Chinmaya Vishwavidyapeeth).

Become part of the Kṛtajñatā sankalpa sponsor circle by donating $108 or more.
Yajaman sponsorships are a part of our Kṛtajñatā sankalpa (Gratitude to Gurudev) campaign.

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