Vedic Heritage Youth Camps 2016

Please click here to register for the Badri Youth Camp (July 18th - 24th, 2016)
Topics: "The Creation and The Creator" (Grades: 7th - 12th) &
"Timeless Values" (For Grades: KG - 6th)
Early Bird Registration till June 15th, 2016. Add $25/family from June 16th, 2016.

Please click here to register for the Yamunotri Youth Camp (June 13th - 19th, 2016)
Topics: "Learn to Serve & Serve to Learn" (Grades: 7th - 12th) &
Why do we? (For Grades: KG - 6th)

No Bala Vihar/Adult Study Group Classes on Sunday, May 29th, 2016 - Due to Memorial day weekend.
Combined Bala Vihar Session for Summer (June 12th, 2016 to August 28th, 2016) on Sundays (9:30 AM - 11:30 AM).

Upcoming Events

"The Gurudev" Musical on Saturday, June 4th, 2016 at 5.30 pm

Location: East Aurora High School, 500 Tomcat Ln, Aurora, IL 60505

A Musical presentation on the life of Pujya Gurudev presented by our Bala Vihar and Yuva Kendra
Free Admission. Please click here for the details. Dinner will be provided.

"Kaag Bhusundi-Garuda Gita" - Jnana Yagna by Swami Prakashananda

Saturday, June 11th to Tuesday, June 14th, 2016 (7:30 PM - 9:00 PM)

Note: Pujya Swamiji is also giving discourse in Yamunotri center (June 6 - 10, 2016 - 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM) on "SundaraKanda".

Bala Vihar Seniors Graduation on Sunday, June 12th, 2016 (9:30 AM - 11:30 AM)

Please RSVP via this evite by clicking here. (Note you don't need to have an evite account to RSVP for this event.)
  • Invocation & Guru Stotram, Saraswathi Puja, Address by Acharyas, Taittriya Upanishad - Chanting
  • Address by Bala Vihar Teacher, Reflections by Graduates, Address by Chief Guest
  • Address by Parents
  • Diploma Awards
  • Initiation to CHYK West
  • Concluding Prayers, Pledge & Aarati (followed by Maha Prasadam Lunch)

  • NOTE:Bala Vihar children from Grades 7 to 12 will go to the Shrine at 9:30 am to attend the Graduation Ceremony. The children from Grades PreKG/KG to 6 will go to their respective classes at 9:30 am in the old Asharam. Hosted by Parents of Graduating Class.

    Monthly Bhajan on Saturday, June 18th, 2016 at 7:00 pm.

    Location: Drs. R.A. & Rashmi Raghuvir's House at 3600 York Rd, Oakbrook, IL 60523. Please RSVP to the host at 630-728-7962.

    Guru Paduka Puja Sponsorship:

    Please click here to sponsor Guru Paduka Puja at your home or at the Badri Shrine.
    Please click here to download the mp3 Guru Ashtottara Shata Namavali.
    Please click here to download the pdf version Guru Ashtottara Shata Namavali.
    Please click here to view the items required to perform the Guru Paduka Puja.
    Please click here to read the significance of Guru Paduka Puja by Pujya Gurudev.



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