CHYK Retreat (May 22 - 26, 2014)

Youth Camps 2014

Please click here to register for the Badri Youth Camp (July 14th - 20th, 2014)
Theme: "Human to Hanuman" (Grades KG to 12)


Please click here to register for the Yamunotri Youth Camp (June 16th - 22nd, 2014)
Themes: Lord Shiva "The cool God" (Grades KG to 6);
"My life is my message - The Geeta way" - Mahatma Gandhi. (Grades 7 to 12)

Upcoming Events

Pujya Gurudev's Jayanti Celebrations - Thursday, May 8th, 2014 (7:30 PM - 9:00 PM)

Paduka Puja, Stuti, Bhajan, Swamiji's message, Aarthi, & Dinner Prasadam ;

Monthly Bhajan on Saturday, May 10th, 2014 at 7:00 pm

Location: Mr. & Mrs. Naishadh and Jyoti Shah's House at 1 Gaystone Ct, Naperville, IL 60565. Please RSVP to the host at 630-548-3689.

Mother's Day Grand Gala Celebrations - Sunday, May 11th, 2014 (9:00 AM - 2:00 PM)

Paduka Puja, Matru Puja, Children's Cultural Program, Aarthi & Concluding Prayers followed by Variety Lunch & Picnic prepared by Fathers. Please sign up for volunteering for this Great Event. Only Fathers allowed for volunteering.
Due to limited parking space availability we kindly request you to car pool (ride-share) as much as you can!

Regional Gita Chanting Competition on Saturday, May 17th, 2014 at 2:30 pm (SHARP)

Participants are expected to know all the 35 verses of chapter 13 though they are not expected to chant all 35. Participating centers Badri/Yamunotri/NWI/Peoria/SpringField(IL) centers. Only winners from the local competition are eligible to participate. Please contact Mrs. Sudha Gouthama (630-682-9341). Please note that registration and badge pick-up starts at 2.00 pm.

20th Semi-annual Blood Drive, Sunday, May 18th, 2014 (8:30 am - 2:30 pm)

Many slots are still available for making blood donations. Walk-ins are welcome. Please contact Dr. Laxmi Narayan (630-920-9293) or Mr. Sai Kalluri (Ph No: 847-630-0861). Please sign up and make this blood drive 100% successful.

Announcements

SANGAM FUND

Interest free loan program to payoff Mission's debt & reduce interest cost. Sangam Fund comprises of Zero Interest Loans given by any participant to Chinmaya Mission Chicago for a period of 3 or more years. View more details

Past Events

Chicago Tribune - Chinmaya Mission Chicago Annual Fundraising Banquet - Gratitude is the Attitude

Chinmaya Mission Chicago Badri and Yamunotri Centers together held its annual fundraising gala at Waterford Banquet and Conference Center, Elmhurst, Illinois on Sunday, November 4th, 2012. The Mission holds their annual gala to help its growth and continue serving the Chicago area Indian community. Over 700 individuals attended the heartwarming event, which had speeches from Swami Ishwarananda (Chinmaya Mission Los Angeles) and Swami Sharanananda of Chicago. View pictures and more details

Chicago Tribune - Chinmaya Mission Chicago Annual Fundraising Banquet Righteous Cause with Traditional Flavor

Chinmaya Mission Chicago Badri and Yamunotri Centers together held its annual fundraising gala at Waterford Banquet and Conference Center, Elmhurst, Illinois on Sunday, December 4th, 2011. The Mission holds their annual gala to help its growth and continue serving the Chicago area Indian community. Over 650 individuals attended the heartwarming event, which had speeches from Swami Sharananandaji and Swami Sarveshananda of Dallas. View pictures and more details

Grand Deepavali Celebrations - Oct 29th, 2011

Please click here to view the photos of the Deepavali celebrations

Grand Concert of North & South Indian Classical Music by Padma Vibhushan Dr. Balamuralikrishna & Pandit Ronu Majumdar - Oct 23rd, 2011

Please click here to view the photos and news release of this event!

Chinmaya Mahasamadhi Family Camp (July 29 - August 3, 2011)

Please click here to view the Photo Gallery of the MSC 2011

Chicago Tribune - Banquet 2010

Chinmaya Mission Chicago Badri and Yamunotri Centers together held its annual fundraising gala at Waterford Banquet and Conference Center, Elmhurst, Illinois on Sunday, December 5th 2010. The Mission holds their annual gala to help its growth and continue serving the Chicago area Indian community. Over 800 individuals attended the heartwarming event, which had speeches from Swami Sharananandaji and Swami Shantanandaji of New Jersey. View pictures and more details