Corona Virus Advisory
- In the context of current pandemic situation with COVID-19 virus, we are suspending all our activities at our Badri Center, through Sunday, April 5, 2020. We shall re-evaluate the situation and inform all of you if any further extension of time will be needed, to resume our activities.
This covers all activities Bala Vihar, Study groups, Discourses, Bhajan programs & Religious activities and also programs such as ACT/SAT, Math Enrichment, Language Classes etc.
This decision is in keeping with the guidelines from CDC and local authorities and also instructions from Chinmaya Mission West.
Virtual Satsanga With Swamiji and e-Study Group Effective Sunday, March 22, 2020 and e-Bala Vihar effective Sunday, March 29, 2020
Parents do look out for emails from your respective Bala Vihar teachers with links for E-BalaVihar starting on Sunday, March 29, 2020 (10 am – 11 am.)
OutThink Uncertainty – Live Satsang with Pujya Swami Swaroopananda from April 1, 2020 onwards (6:30 am – 6:55 am CDT, every day.)
Please click here for step by step instructions on how to watch the Satsang live on Chinmaya Channel.
Central Chinmaya Mission Trust has released a video of Swamiji speaking to us about our interconnectedness with the world around and offering guidance on leading a life of substance through inspired service, especially during these uncertain times. For those who have not seen the video, it is available by clicking here .
Seva Program to Support Covid-19
Badri seva team is launching the following four support areas. We need your support for these efforts through your work and donation:
Making or procuring the critical medical supplies which are in severe short-supply
If you have any questions or suggestions, please contact Mrs. Deepa Salem at 630-200-1134, Mr. Mahesh Chandramouli at 630-301-0795, Mrs. Sunitha Narayan at 630-518-6031, or Dr. Sudha Yalamanchi at 925-890-7284.
- NEW – Telugu Classes Starting on Sunday, March 1, 2020 from 11:35 am to 12:25 pm at Tapovan Hall South room – Emphasis will be on spoken language so our children can communicate with grandparents and other family members who speak Telugu. Written skills and stories will also be taught as part of the program.
Events & Activities
Fourth Saturday, March 28
In view of the current concern and situation related to corona virus we are canceling the bhajan scheduled at Badri center on Saturday, March 28, 2020.
Lord Satyanarayana Puja
Tuesday, April 7, 2020 at 5pm
We cordially invite you and your family to Lord Satyanarayana Puja being conducted at our Badri Center on Tuesday, April 7, 2020 from 5pm – 7pm.
Second Saturday, April 11
In view of the current concern and situation related to corona virus we are canceling the bhajan scheduled at Badri center on Saturday, April 11, 2020.
Sat. April 25, 2020, 1-4pm
Local competition (2) – Chapter 18, verses 59-78. Please click here to register. All must register online.
Gurudev Jayanti, Paduka Puja - May
Learn to chant Shanthi Mantra, Ganapati Praarthana, Sri Suktam,Durga Suktam, Medha Suktam, Mantra Pushpam, Narayana Suktam & Purusha Suktam.
Gita 365: Chinmaya Mission Houston, has developed an App “Gita 365”. Gita 365 virtually takes Pujya Gurudeva Swami Chinmayananda’s teachings of Holy Gita to the seeker, through 2-4-minute multimedia segments, where Pujya Gurudeva uplifts, enlightens, and guides the seeker’s thoughts, transforming their day, one day at a time, 365 days a year. Below is the link to the Trailer of Gita 365:
Activities for Adults and Children
Math Enrichment Classes
Indian Language Classes
ACT/SAT Training Classes