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.

Upakarma Functions 

  • Conducted by Pandit Ravichandran 
  • Date: Sunday Aug 26th
  • Time: 3 batches, first batch 6am, 2nd at 8:30am and last at 10:45am 
  • Location: Chinmaya Sandeepany

Labor Day Discourses & Workshops – “Life of I”

  • Fri Aug 31st: 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm, Part 1
  • Sat Sept 1st: 9am to 10:30am & 11am to 12:30 pm, Parts 2 and 3
  • Sun Sept 2nd: 10 – 11:30 am, Part 4
  • Sun Sept 2nd: Janmashtami Celebrations in the evening
  • Mon Sept 3rd: 9 – 10:30 am Part 5 and Conclusion
  • Acharya: Swami Ishwarananda
  • Location: Chinmaya Sandeepany

Bala Vihar 2018-2019  

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Upcoming Events

August 26, 2018
6:00 am - 1:00 pm
Upakarma Functions
Chinmaya Sandeepany, San Jose, CA
September 2, 2018
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sri Krishna Janmashtami Celebrations
Chinmaya Sandeepany, San Jose California
September 8, 2018
10:45 am - 1:45 pm
Monthly Homeless Feeding - Lunch Seva
Family Supportive Housing, 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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