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 four locations: San Jose, San Ramon, San Mateo and Fremont. Resident and visiting Acharyas conduct Jnana Yagnas and camps on the Bhagavad Geeta, the Upanishads, and other texts throughout the year.

Srimad Bhagavata Saptah 

  • The Elixir of Krishna Katha in 7 days
  • When: Dec 24th - Dec 30th, 2017, 4pm to 7:30pm
  • Location: Chinmaya Sandeepany
  • Acharya: Swami Advaitananda


Swamiji’s Discourses

  • Swami Advaitananda-ji conducts discourses on various topics throughout the week. Classes open to all. Check page for location.
  • NOTE: Swamiji is traveling December 6th thru 10th. No classes these days.
  • NOTE: Monthly satsang in Saratoga on Narada Bhakti Sutra started Friday December 1st

2017-2018 Bala Vihar Registration

Events Calendar

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Upcoming Events

December 11, 2017
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Monthly Shiva Puja
Chinmaya Sandeepany, San Jose California
December 16, 2017
5:00 am - 7:30 am
Monthly Homeless Feeding - Breakfast Seva
James F. Boccardo Regional Reception Center, San Jose CA
December 16, 2017
4:00 pm - 5:15 pm
Happiness is Me - Talk by Swami Advaitananda
Gadar Memorial Hall, San Francisco
December 17, 2017
8:00 am - 8:55 am
Youth Sandwich Seva
Chinmaya Sandeepany-Dining Hall, San Jose CA

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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