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Balavihar Stage Programs 2nd Fri & Sun

December 2017 May 2018

June 2018

2017-2018 Chinmaya Vrindavan CalendarSeptember 2017 February 2018

October 2017 March 2018

November 2017 April 2018

Geeta Chanting Competition

January 2018

Day Legend Monthly Activities

Balavihar in Session

Annual Day/Mela

Memorial Day Camp


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Messages from Our Gurus………………………………... 4

Balavihar Curriculum……………………………………… 8

Adult Study Group………………………………………… 12

Balavihar Guidelines………………………………………. 14

Monthly Activities…………………………………………. 16

Gita Dhyana Shlokam ……………………………………... 17

Gita Chanting Yagna……..…………………………………. 18

Bhagavad Gita Chapter 18 (Sanskrit)..................................... 19

Bhagavad Gita Chapter 18 (English)...................................... 21

Balavihar Teachers……..…………………………………... 23

Chinmaya Vrindavan Contacts………………………………. 25

Other Programs at Vrindavan……………………………….. 26

Guru Stotram………………………………………………… 27

Mangala Ārathi………………………………………………. 30

Ārathi…………………………………………………………. 31

Chinmaya Ārathi…………………………………………… 32

Śanthi mantra………………………………………………… 33

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Dear Children, From the Lord, when we reached here, we came as a good child of light.

But as we live among others, the animal in us comes up and we become bad children of darkness.

To avoid this fall, we must always remember the great Lord of Love, the flute player of Jamuna (Yamuna) banks.

Balavihar is meant for this.

With the song of the glorious Lord in your heart, grow to be great men and women of our country. The country needs you; you deserve a great country."

Swami Chinmayananda

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The greatest boon given by Pujya Gurudev Swami Chinmayananda to the younger generation is Balavihar.

Balavihar provides a spiritual and cultural orientation to the children of the modern age.

The rationale of Balavihar as elucidated by Pujya Guruji Swami Tejomayanandaji in the "March of the future" talk is summarized below:

Pujya Guruji Tejomayanandaji

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Dear Children,

“Fill the Heart with the oil of love. Place in it the wick of single - pointed mind. Light it with the Knowledge of Truth and remove the darkness of ignorance around you. Just as one lamp can light many lamps, let each youth kindle this Light in many hearts.”

Mukhya Swami Swaroopanandaji

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Blessed Self,

Hari Om! Salutations!

It gives me great pleasure to welcome you to the Chinmaya

Mission’s Weekend programs: Balavihar, Adult Study Group,

Swaranjali and Language Classes at Chinmaya Vrindavan. Our

programs are established in three sessions of Balavihar and one

session for language classes/Swaranjali.

The tremendous growth and success of this program is made

possible by our volunteers who work tirelessly to provide constant enrichment and learning

for children and adults. As Pujya Guruji Swami Tejomayanandaji has put it, “The purpose of

Balavihar is to prepare our children to live their lives fully; to learn how to face life as it

comes to them as well as creating a life that they want. Balavihar should give them both roots

and wings.” Our program is well structured and covers the following:

1. A grade based program that is tuned to the mental and intellectual growth of our


2. An enriching program for the entire family regardless of the number of children,

parents, and grandparents

3. Celebration of major festivals like Mahasivaratri, Diwali, Navaratri, Rama Navami, etc.

4. Gita chanting in classes with an annual region-wide Gita chanting contest.

5. Numerous service/volunteer activities such as Anna Danam, CORD Walk-a-thon, and

other community service projects like Chinmaya Youth Summer Project (CYSP)

6. Specialized skill building programs like Math Club, teaching young students with the

help of young student volunteer teachers thus enriching both in the process

7. Interactive seminars on topics such as parenting, youth-parent relationships, and

revitalizing our adult study group classes.

Pujya Gurudev, Swami Chinmayanandaji, was a master with great vision and He believed that

religion and the inquiry into the Divine provided the substance for unification and the true

recipe for happiness. I encourage you to share the Mission’s programs with other families and

let them also benefit through their participation.

Welcoming you with Prem and Om!

Swami Shantananda

Resident Acharya, Chinmaya Vrindavan

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Grade Topic Slokas/Bhajans

(Page No: My Prayers - Green book)

Toddler Pre-K

Mythological value based stories, Arts & Crafts projects, Yoga, Sanskrit Vocabulary

Assorted Slokas and Bhajans with actions


Alphabet Safari Simple values like aspiration, brotherhood, cleanliness etc. are taught through animal stories and coloring. Through simple hands-on activities and demonstrations, children learn that just because something is not seen does not mean it is not there! Hence, the need to fix our mind.

Slokas Sahana Vavathu (8) Shuklam Baradaram (8) Saraswathi Namastubhyam (12) Krishnaya Vasudevaya (105) Sri Rama Rama Rameti (129) Manojavam Marutha (152)

Bhajans Ganesha Sharanam (31) Bam Bam Bhola (87) Subramaniam Subramaniam (37) Come here my dear... (120) Raghupathy Raghava (142)


Bala Ramayana Children listen to the story of Ramayana and learn to comprehend the values that Sri Rama lived by. Coloring and drawing scenes, and following the trails of Sri Rama's journey with events and stories inspire children and develop their imagination.

Slokas Daily Prayers (11-13) Guru Stothram (61 - verse 1 to 3 and Tvameva Mata) Nilambuja Shymala (129)

Bhajans Atma Rama (143) Manasa Bhajare (73) Shivaya Parameshwaraya (83)

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Hanuman the Super Superman

"Have a backbone like a ruler and rule the world." Learn from Hanumanji's example - courage, strength, fearlessness, alertness, discipline, eloquence etc., as these qualities make us physically as well as mentally strong, and help us develop a majestic personality.

Buddhir Balam (152) Manojavam Marutha (152) Hanuman Chalisa (160)


Bala Bhagavatam Part 1 - Dasavataram

Stories of Lord Vishnu's main avatars teach children how to measure happiness in this world and the right means to achieve it. They are taught how to develop discrimination between needs and wants, and responsibility by owning up to their choices and learning from them.

Guru Stothram (61) Dasavataram (94) Madhurashtakam (106)


Bala Bhagavatam Part 2 - Krishna Krishna Everywhere - My 24 teachers

Lord Krishna's leelas teach children about sharing, self-discipline, and integrity. They are taught to introspect and observe themselves. Through the text My Twenty-four Teachers, they understand how all aspects of mother nature are selfless and giving, and how we must open our eyes to learn from teachers all around us.

Slokas Krishnaashtakam (109) Govinda Damodara Stothram - handout will be given

Bhajans Radhe Radhe (119) Radha Krishna Arathi (from handbook)

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Mahabharata Part 1 - by Rajagopalachari Until Virata Parva: Children listen to the story in detail and learn about this rich and complex epic

Slokas Ajam Nirvikalpam (28) Ganesha Pancharatnam (30)

India the Sacred land: Saints Why India is sacred? Our rich heritage & saints and sages are our treasure.

Bhajans Sri Jagadeeshwara Arathi (19) Sri Chinmaya Arathi (17)


Mahabharata - by Rajagopalachari In-depth story telling to expose children to this rich and complex epic

Slokas Devi Dhyana sloka- Sarva mangala (39) Mahalakshmya Ashtakam (39) Mahishasuramardini Stotram (47)

India the Sacred Land: Introduction and Saints Why India is sacred? Our rich heritage and saints & sages are our treasure.

Bhajans Amba parameshwari (52)


Ramayana - by Rajagopalachari Analysis of main characters as we study the text in detail and understand how actions define character, how adherence to Dharma is portrayed in difficult situations.

Vibhishana Gita (Keys to Success) Key To Success teaches children how to achieve success in the world by living a life that is rich in values. Emphasis is on the mind and how a disciplined mind achieves happiness and peace.

Slokas Sri Rama Dhyana sloka (129-1,2) Nama-Ramayanam (135) Vibhishana Gita Verses - handout will be given Bhajans Prema Mudita Mana Se Kaho (144)

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Symbolism in Hinduism Children learn why we have so many deities and how they are the symbols of the one Lord, who pervades all. These symbols teach us to live a life of harmony, fulfillment, and happiness.

Yato Dharma Tato Jayah Discussion of Yaksha Prashnas and Yudhishtra's answers

Slokas Gita Dhyana Sloka (112) Shri Tapovan Ashtakam (70-1)

Bhajans Manasa bhajare (73) Aao Gurudeva (74)


Introduction to Hindu Culture Through this text children learn how a life lived as prescribed by the Hindu Samskaras can reduce stress and tension in life, easily setting and accomplishing lofty goals.

Chinmaya Mission Pledge Discuss this beautiful work by Gurudev and how it provides a roadmap for responsible citizenship, engagement and upliftment of ourselves as well as society.

Lord Shiva Dhyana sloka (78-1,2) Lingashtakam (78) Shiva Panchakshari Stotram (82) Shiva Manasa Pooja - handout will be given

10 - 12

Vision of Gita and DROP

Choosing selected verses from the Bhagavad Gita, an overview of the essence of Bhagavad Gita is provided to the children. The overview of the sacred text is provided without sacrificing the subtle and detailed analysis of relevant verses. A number of classroom activities are also conducted to prepare the children to answer questions and make choices based on everyday situations.

Gita Dhyana sloka (112) Sri Chinmaya-Ashtottarashata-namavalli (67) Aditya Hridayam - handout will be given


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Mere listening will not add to your beauty. These ideas are to be reflected upon deeply and digested slowly. This process is hastened only when you discuss what you have studied with others. Study Groups constitute the heart of our Mission

Swami Chinmayananda

Coord's (C)

Admins (A)

Janakiraman (C)Venky Ramasubramani


Prakash Waghulde (C)Rabindra Gaan (A)Vilas Magadum(A)

Venu Mukkamala (C)Vasava Krishnamoorthy


Group FRI1900 SUN0915 SUN1245

StudyGroup 1

Topic - Bhagavad Gita Ch 3-6

Rajan NarayanaswamyVenkat Krishnaswamy

Topic: Bhagavad GitaCh 1-2

Chet RagavanDiwakar Sarwadnya

Topic: Bhagavad GitaCh 3-6

Vasundhara Ranganathan

StudyGroup 2

Topic: Bhagavad Gita Ch 2

Srini KesavanMadhusudhan N

Topic: BhajaGovindam

Hari SrinivasanRaju Kakani

Topic: Bhagavad GitaCh 1-2

Manikandan AAlok Kumar

StudyGroup 3

Topic: ManahShodanam

Keshava MurthySuresh


Topic: Self UnfoldmentSrini NatarajanVineet Singh

StudyGroup 4

Topic: SlokasChanting

Saroja Raman

StudyGroup 5

Topic: BhajansSubha Srinivasan

Self Unfoldment


Swami Chinmayananda

The book Self Unfoldment written by Pujya Swami Chinmayananda is

an extensive manual that elucidates the whole topic of Vedanta in

simple layman’s language. The book is filled with simple examples

which illustrate complex Vedantic concepts like BMI chart, Karma,

Gunas, Pancha Kosha, meditation and many other topics. Every

chapter ends with with a set of questions and references for further

reading from the Holy Bhagavad Gita, Upanishads and other Vedantic

texts. The greatness of this book lies in the fact that it does not only

discuss Vedantic philosophies academically but also provides real life

examples of how this philosophy can be applied in real life by the

aspirant to gain the ultimate happiness which is within us. Anyone who

reads and absorbs the contents of this book gets a very firm footing on

the spiritual path and his/her doubts vanish due to the simple handling

of topics.

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Manah Sodhanam


Swami Tejomayananda

Manah Sodhanam meaning ‘purification of the mind’ is a concise book

written in a very simple language by Pujya Swami Tejomayananda.

Many people embark on the Vedantic journey without meeting the

prerequisite of a pure mind. Only a pure mind filled with bhakthi and

love can ever succeed on the path pointed out by Vedanta. To quote

from the Introduction to the book – “Impurity of mind is the cause of

sorrow and agitation in us, and this in turn is reflected in the society as

well”. In this beautiful book, Guruji brings out the great truths of

Vedanta in very simple language.

Bhaja Govindam


Adi Shankaracharya

Adi Shankaracharya wrote commentaries on so many granthas –

Upanishads, Bhagavad Gita, Brahma sutras and many others.

However, before he left this world, he composed the Bhaja Govindamthat evokes the mood of devotion to Lord Krishna. Bhaja Govindamhas a touching, lyrical and emotional quality that is unmatched and yet

conveys deep Vedantic concepts in its pithy verses. Bhaja Govindamis a unique book that will touch you deeply and raise bhakti for the

Lord in your heart and give you strength to navigate this ocean of

samsara with equanimity and confidence.

Bhagavad Gita Ch. 1&2, 3-6

Commentary by

Swami Chinmayananda

If the Upanishads are the text books of philosophical principles

discussing man, world and God, the Bhagavad Gita is a handbook of

instructions as to how every human being can come to live the subtle

philosophical principles in the actual work-a-day world. Srimad

Bhagavad Gita, the Divine song of the Lord, occurs in the Bhisma Parva of the Mahabharata. This great handbook of practical living

marked a positive revolution in Hinduism and inaugurated a Hindu

renaissance for the ages that followed the Puranic era.

Slokams Chanting of Ganesha panchratnam, Guru paduka stotram, Shiva

manasa Pooja, Dakshinamurthi stotram and Annapurna ashtakam.

Followed by Vishnu Sahasranamam and Lakshmi ashtotaram.

Bhajans Chinmaya Bhajans on various deities, along with some more well-

known songs sung by Smt M.S. Subbalakshmi, compositions of Sri Adi

Shankara & others.

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What can participating families expect?

1. Active leadership from our resident Acharyas - Swami Shantanandaji and

Swami Siddhanandaji.2. Knowledgeable and trained teacher volunteers who teach children by grade,

based on well-defined curriculum.

3. Access to the state-of-the-art Chinmaya Vrindavan Ashram for all Bala Vihar

and Adult Study Circle classes with Vedanta-based instruction.4. Dissemination of pertinent information about Balavihar/Adult Study Circle and

other programs via email, web posting (cnjbalavihar.org), and verbal

announcements in a timely and efficient manner.5. Availability of curriculum books, Chinmaya publication books, Vedantic texts

and related items, at the bookstore in the Chinmaya Vrindavan Ashram.6. Celebration of traditional Hindu festivals and other educational, cultural and

spiritual activities at the Chinmaya Vrindavan Ashram.

7. Chinmaya Mission may record Balavihar activities using various formats (e.g.,

still/video camera, etc.) for the purpose of promoting its programs. 8. Chinmaya Mission will make every reasonable effort to work with parents to

try and accommodate their children with special needs.  However, if amutually acceptable solution still cannot be reached, the Chinmaya Mission

reserves the right to decline/rescind registrations.

Chinmaya Mission reserves the right to decline/rescind Balavihar registration, if these

guidelines are not followed.

What is expected of the children?

1. Bring a copy of the “My Prayers” book, Balavihar folder, and a notebook toeach session. All children should have pencils, pens, erasers, sharpners and

loose paper sheets for the class. Younger children may require crayons and

color pencils for arts & crafts projects.

2. All children should buy the prescribed textbook for their grade from the

bookstore and bring the book to class. Any other required books/items

requested by the Balavihar teacher should be brought to the class.

3. Participate actively and attentively in class and during scheduled

festivals/other events.

4. Each class will have a presentation (like skit, play, gameshow etc.) either as

part of monthly program or annual day. All children should make the

necessary effort to prepare and participate in these programs.

5. General discipline should be maintained in the class.

6. Please raise your hand when speaking or asking questions during class or

speak with your teacher volunteer after class.

7. Be silent during appropriate times and participate in Arati and Pledge, at the

end of each session.

8. Do not cause any damage to the Ashram facilities.

9. Any form of bullying will not be tolerated.  Should such an incident occur,

Chinmaya Mission reserves the right to take appropriate action up to and

including declining/rescinding Balavihar registration.

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Balavihar Guidelines

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What is required of all parents/adults?

1. Complete online registration and payment within 1 week of joining the

program. All participants attending Balavihar must be registered online.

2. Arrive 5 minutes before for your respective sessions (i.e., 9:10 for classes

starting at 9:15 etc.) and stay through the program. Facility requirements

may include locking outside doors with entry facilitated only by Chinmaya

Mission volunteers for 10 minutes prior to and following designated program

start times.

3. Parents/Adults should remain at the facility during Balavihar. Chinmaya

Mission offers multiple adult study group classes, prayer hall is accessible,

and there are numerous volunteering opportunities available during Balavihar.

Please see your Balavihar session coordinator for additional details.

4. At all times, except in the classroom, children attending Balavihar are the

responsibility of their parents or the emergency contact listed during online

registration. Insurance regulations may require Chinmaya Mission to conduct

exercises such as fire drills. In the event of such exercises or any actual

emergencies, parents must be on site and immediately available to receive

their children.

5. Any request to decline participation in the Chinmaya Mission’s efforts torecord its programs must be made in writing with an explanation provided for


6. Parents whose children have special needs must notify the Chinmaya Mission

in writing for consideration prior to submitting their online registration.

7. Discuss any concerns or suggested improvements to the program with amember of the volunteer team (e.g., your child’s Balavihar teacher volunteer,

Study Group lead, or the Balavihar session coordinator).

8. Treat property with care: keep it clean and help your children understand the


What is requested of the parents/adults?

1. Take an active interest in your children’s classes and support their

participation in events.

2. Check to make sure you are receiving all the information regarding the

upcoming Balavihar and other events including any last minute cancellations

due to bad weather (e.g., when there is significant snow, ice, hail, rain), other

emergencies, etc. through email.

3. Subscribe to Chinmaya Vrindavan Twitter messages

4. Join the Facebook page of Chinmaya Vrindavan

5. Download the Chinmaya NJ app on your smartphone

What can parents/adults do to help?

1. Bring Prasad for Balavihar and related events.

2. Volunteer for monthly program.

3. Participate in temple / ashram activities in Chinmaya Vrindavan.

4. Attend music concerts organized at Chinmaya Vrindavan.

5. Spread the word about Chinmaya Mission with friends and family.

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Grade Seva Project Annadanam

Toddler - Kindergarten 17-Feb-2018

Grade 1 12-May-2018

Grade 2 27-Jan-2018

Grade 3 May-2018 17-Mar-2018

Grade 4 Dec-2017 14-Oct-2017

Grade 5 Feb-2018 11-Nov-2017

Grade 6 May-2018 09-Dec-2017

Grade 7 Feb-2018 21-Apr-2018

Grade 8 Oct-2017

Grade 9 Nov-2017

Grade 10-12 Dec-2017

Monthly Activities for Balavihar

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gItaa dhyaanam

पार्ााय प्रतिबोतििाां भगविा नारायणेन स्वयम्

व्यासेन ग्रतर्िाां पुराण-मुतनना मधे्य महाभारिम् ।

अदै्विामृिवतषाण ां भगवि म् अष्टादशाध्यातयन म्

अम्ब त्वामनुसन्दिातम भगवद्ग िे भवदे्वतषतणम् ।१।

नमोसु्त िे व्यास तवशालबुदे्ध फुल्लारतवन्दायि-पत्र-नेत्र ।

येन त्वया भारि-िैल-पूणाः प्रज्वातलिो ज्ञानमयः प्रद पः ।२।

प्रपन्न-पाररजािाय िोत्रवेतै्रक-पाणये ।

ज्ञानमुद्राय कृष्णाय ग िामृि-दुहे नमः ।३।

सवोपतनषदो गावो दोग्धा गोपाल नन्दनः ।

पार्ो वत्सः सुि भोक्ता दुग्धां ग िामृिां महि् ।४।

वसुदेवसुिां देवां कां स-चाणूर-मदानम् ।

देवक -परमानन्दां कृष्णां वने्द जगद्गुरुम् ।५।

भ ष्म-द्रोण-िटा जयद्रर्-जला गान्धार-न लोपला

शल्य-ग्राहवि कृपेण-वहन कणेन-वेलाकुला ।

अश्वर्ाम-तवकणा-घोरमकरा दुयोिनावतिान

सोत्त णाा खलु पाण्डवै रणनद कैविाकः केशवः ।६।

पाराशया-वचस्सरोजममलां ग िार्ा-गन्धोत्कटम्

नानाख्यानककेसरां हररकर्ा सम्बोिनाबोतििम् ।

लोके सज्जन षड्पदैरहरहः पेप यमानां मुदा

भूयाि् भारि-पङ्कजां कतलमल-प्रध्वांतस नः शे्रयसे ।७।

मूकां करोति वाचालां पङ्गुां लङ्घयिे तगररम् ।

यतृ्कपा िमहां वने्द परमानन्द-मािवम् ।८।

यां ब्रह्मा वरुणेन्द्र-रुद्र-मरुिः सु्तन्वन्ति तदव्यः स्तवैः

वेदैः साङ्गपदक्रमोपतनषदैः गायन्ति यां सामगाः ।

ध्यानावन्तथर्ि-िद्गिेन मनसा पश्यन्ति यां योतगनः

यस्यािां न तवदुः सुरासुरगणाः देवाय िसै्म नमः ।९।

paarthaaya pratibodhitaaM bhagavataa, naaraayaNena svayam vyaasena grathitaaM puraaNa-muninaa, madhye mahaabhaaratam | advaitaamRutavarShiNIM bhagavatIm, aShTaadashaadhyaayinIm amba tvaamanusandadhaami, bhagavadgIte bhavadveShiNim |1|

namostu te vyaasa vishaalabuddhe, phullaaravindaayata-patra-netra | yena tvayaa bhaarata-taila-pUrNaH, prajvaalito j~naanamayaH pradIpaH |2|

prapanna-paarijaataaya, totravetraika-paaNaye | j~naanamudraaya kRuShNaaya, gItaamRuta-duhe namaH |3|

sarvopaniShado gaavo, dogdhaa gopaala nandanaH | paartho vatsas-sudhIrbhoktaa, dugdhaM gItaamRutaM mahat |4|

vasudevasutaM devaM, kaMsa-chaaNUra-mardanam | devakI-paramaanandaM, kRuShNaM vande jagadgurum |5|

bhIShma-droNa-taTaa jayadratha-jalaa, gaandhaara-nIlopalaa shalya-graahavatI kRupeNa-vahanI, karNena-velaakulaa | ashvathaama-vikarNa-ghoramakaraa, duryodhanaavartinI sottIrNaa khalu paaNDavai raNanadI, kaivartakaH keshavaH |6|

paaraasharya-vachassarojamamalaM, gItaartha-gandhotkaTam naanaakhyaanakakesaraM harikatha, sambodhanaabodhitam | loke sajjana ShaDpadairaharahaH, pepIyamaanaM mudaa bhUyaat bhaarata-pa~nkajaM kalimala-pradhvaMsi nash-shreyase |7|

mUkaM karoti vaachaalaM, pa~nguM la~nghayate girim | yatkRupaa tamahaM vande, paramaananda-maadhavam |8|

yaM brahmaa varuNendra-rudra-marutaH, stunvanti divyas-stavaiH vedais-saa~ngapadakramopaniShadaiH,gaayanti yaM saamagaaH | dhyaanaavasthita-tadgatena manasaa, pashyanti yaM yoginaH yasyaantaM na vidus-suraasuragaNaaH, devaaya tasmai namaH |9|

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Chinmaya Mission Tri-State Center

Vrindavan: 95 Cranbury Neck Road, Cranbury, NJ 08512 www.chinmayavrindavan.org

Madhuvan: 905 Big Oak Road, Yardley, PA 19067 www.chinmayakedar.org

Saraswati: 393 Derby Avenue, Orange, CT 06477 www.chinmayafairfield.org

Arjuna is now convinced of the role he has to play

in the war. However, one more doubt still lingers in

him: “What is Renunciation & How does it differ

from Sacrifice?” Lord Krishna lovingly explains the

nuance, and how inevitably the sacrifice of the fruits

of one’s actions leads to Renunciation, or giving up

selfish or desire prompted acts.

Chapter 18 is a summary of the entire Geeta! Let us

venture in the study of mokṣa-saṁnyāsa-yogaḥ.

We shall study the first 40 verses of Chapter 18, this

year. We shall continue with the rest of the verses in

this chapter in the next academic year.

Group Grade Verses

Arjuna Kindergarten 1 – 6

Bhārata Grades 1 - 2 1 – 16

Pārtha Grades 3 - 5 1 – 25

Hrishīkesha Grades 6 - 12 1 – 28

Medhāvī Grades 1 - 12 1 – 40

Kaunteya « Grades 9 - 12 1 – 40

Parantapa -- (Adults) 1 – 40

Mahābāho « -- (Adults) 1 – 40

« Groups reading the verses All other groups are required to memorize the verses.

- New Group for all dedicated students!

Verse Assignment

For learning resources and event information please visit http://www.chinmayavrindavan.org/geeta-chanting/.

Please contact your Regional Geeta Chanting Yajna Coordinator if you have any questions or comments.

Save the Dates! CNJ Regionals: April 7, 2018

Tri-State Finals: Apr 28, 2018 at Chinmaya Vrindavan

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ॐ श्री परमात्मन ेनमः। अथ अष्टादशोध्यायः। मोक्षसनं्यासयोगः।

अर् जनु उवाच सनं्यासस्य महाबाहो तत्त्वममच्छामम वमेदत जम।्त्यागस्य च हृषीकेश पथृक् केमशमनषनदन १

न मह दहेभतृा शक्यम ् त्यक्जं कमाणु्यशषेतः। यस्तज कमफुलत्यागी स त्यागीत्यमभधीयत े११

श्री भगवान जवाच काम्याना ंकमणुा ंन्यासम ् सनं्यास ंकवयो मवदः। सवकुमफुलत्यागम ् प्राहुस्त्याग ंमवचक्षणाः २

अमनष्टममष्ट ंममश्र ंच मिमवध ंकमणुः फलम।् भवत्यत्यामगना ंप्रते्य न त ज सनं्यामसना ंक् वमचत ्१२

त्याज्य ंदोषवमदत्यकेे कम ुप्राहुमनुीमषणः। यज्ञदानतपःकम ु न त्याज्यमममत चापरे ३

पञ्चतैामन महाबाहो कारणामन मनबोध म।े साङ्‍ख य ेकृतान्त ेप्रोक्ामन मसद्धय ेसवकुमणुाम ्१३

मनश्चय ंशृण ज म ेति त्याग ेभरतसत्तम। त्यागो मह प जरुषव्याघ्र मिमवधः सपं्रकीमततुः ४

अमधष्ठान ंतथा कता ु करण ंच पथृमववधम।् मवमवधाश्च पथृक् चषे्टाः दवै ंचवैाि पञ्चमम ्१४

यज्ञदानतपःकम ु न त्याज्य ंकायमुवे तत।् यज्ञो दान ंतपश्चवै पावनामन मनीमषणाम ्५

शरीरवाङ्‍ख मनोमभयतु ् कम ुप्रारभत ेनरः। न्याय्य ंवा मवपरीत ंवा पञ्चतै ेतस्य हतेवः १५

एतान्यमप त ज कमामुण सङं्ग त्यक् वा फलामन च। कतवु्यानीमत म ेपाथ ु मनमश्चत ंमतम जत्तमम ्६

तिवै ंसमत कतारुम ् आत्मान ंकेवलं त ज यः। पश्यत्यकृतब जमद्धवात ् न स पश्यमत दममुतः १६

मनयतस्य त ज सनं्यासः कमणुो नोपपद्यत।े मोहात्तस्य पमरत्यागः तामसः पमरकीमततुः ७

यस्य नाहङृ्कतो भावः ब जमद्धयसु्य न मलप्यत।े हवाऽमप स इमााँल्लोकान ् न हमन्त न मनबध्यत े१७

दःखममत्यवे यत्कम ु कायके्लशभयात्त्यर्ते।् स कृवा रार्स ंत्यागम ् नवै त्यागफलं लभते ्८

ज्ञान ंज्ञये ंपमरज्ञाता मिमवधा कमचुोदना। करण ंकम ुकतमेत मिमवधः कमसुगं्रहः १८

कायमुमत्यवे यत्कम ु मनयत ंमियतऽेर् जनु। सङं्ग त्यक् वा फलं चवै स त्यागः सामत्त्वको मतः ९

ज्ञान ंकम ुच कता ुच मिधवै ग जणभदेतः। प्रोच्यत ेग जणसङ्‍ख यान े यथावच्छृणज तान्यमप १९

न द्वषे्‍ट यकजशलं कम ु कजशले नान जषज्जत।े त्यागी सत्त्वसमामवष्टः मधेावी मिन्नसशंयः १०

सवभुनतषे ज यनेकैम ् भावमव्ययमीक्षत।े अमवभकं् मवभके्ष ज तज्ज्ञान ंमवमद्ध सामत्त्वकम ्२०

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पथृक् वने त ज यज्ज्ञानम ् नानाभावान ् पथृमववधान।् वमेत्त सवषे ज भनतषे ज तज्ज्ञानम ् मवमद्ध रार्सम ्२१

यया धममुधमं च काय ंचाकायमुवे च। अयथावत्प्रर्ानामत ब जमद्धः सा पाथ ुरार्सी ३१

यत्त ज कृत्स्नवदकेमिन ् काय ेसक्महतै जकम।् अतत्त्वाथवुदल्प ंच तत्तामसम जदाहृतम ्२२

अधमं धममुममत या मन्यत ेतमसावतृा। सवाथुामुिपरीताशं्च ब जमद्धः सा पाथ ुतामसी ३२

मनयत ंसङ्गरमहतम ् अरागद्वषेतः कृतम।् अफलप्रपे्स जना कम ु यत्तत्सामत्त्वकम जच्यत े२३

धतृ्या यया धारयत े मनः प्राणमेियमियाः। योगनेाव्यमभचामरण्या धमृतः सा पाथ ुसामत्त्वकी ३३

यत्त ज कामपे्स जना कम ु साहङ्कारेण वा प जनः। मियत ेबहुलायासम ् तद्रार्सम जदाहृतम ्२४

यया त ज धमकुामाथानु ् धतृ्या धारयतऽेर् जनु। प्रसङे्गन फलाकाङ्क्षी धमृतः सा पाथ ुरार्सी ३४

अन जबन्ध ंक्षय ंमहंसाम ् अनपके्ष्य च पौरुषम।् मोहादारभ्यत ेकम ु यत्तत्तामसम जच्यत े२५

यया स्वप्न ंभय ंशोकम ् मवषाद ंमदमवे च। न मवम जञ्चमत दमधेा धमृतः सा पाथ ुतामसी ३५

म जक्सङ्गोऽनहंवादी धतृ्य जत्साहसममितः। मसद्ध् यमसद्ध् योमनमुवकुारः कता ुसामत्त्वक उच्यत े२६

स जख ंमवदानीं मिमवधम ् शृणज म ेभरतषभु। अभ्यासाद्रमत ेयि दःखान्त ंच मनगच्छमत ३६

रागी कमफुलप्रपे्स जः लुब्धो महंसात्मकोऽश जमचः। हषशुोकामितः कता ु रार्सः पमरकीमततुः २७

यत्तदग्र ेमवषममव पमरणामऽेमतृोपमम।् तत्सजख ंसामत्त्वकं प्रोक्म ् आत्मबजमद्धप्रसादर्म ्३७

अय जक्ः प्राकृतः स्तब्धः शठो नषृै्कमतकोऽलसः। मवषादी दीर्सुनिी च कता ुतामस उच्यत े२८

मवषयमेियसयंोगात ् यत्तदग्रऽेमतृोपमम।् पमरणाम ेमवषममव तत्सजख ंरार्स ंितृम ्३८

ब जद्धभेदे ंधतृशे्चवै ग जणतम् िमवध ंशृणज। प्रोच्यमानमशषेणे पथृक् वने धनञ्जय २९

यदग्र ेचान जबन्ध ेच स जख ंमोहनमात्मनः। मनद्रालस्यप्रमादोत्थम ् तत्तामसम जदाहृतम ्३९

प्रवमृत्त ंच मनवमृत्त ंच कायाकुाय ेभयाभय।े बन्ध ंमोक्ष ंच या वमेत्त ब जमद्धः सा पाथ ुसामत्त्वकी ३०

न तदमस्त पमृथव्या ंवा मदमव दवेषे ज वा प जनः। सत्त्व ंप्रकृमतर्मै जकु्म ् यदमेभः स्याम् िमभग जणुःै ४०

ॐ तत ् सत ् । श्रीकृष्णापणुमस्त ज (अवमशष्टाः श्लोकाः आगामममन वष ेअन जवमतषु्यन्त।े)

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om śrī paramātmane namaḥ. atha aṣṭādaśodhyāyaḥ. mokṣasaṁnyāsayogaḥ.

arjuna uvāca

saṁnyāsasya mahābāho tattvamicchāmi veditum

tyāgasya ca hṛṣīkeśa pṛthakkeśiniṣūdana 1

na hi dehabhṛtā śakyam tyaktuṁ karmāṇyaśeṣataḥ

yastu karmaphalatyāgī sa tyāgītyabhidhīyate 11


kāmyānāṁ karmaṇāṁ nyāsam saṁnyāsaṁ kavayo viduḥ

sarvakarmaphalatyāgam prāhustyāgaṁ vicakṣaṇāḥ 2

aniṣṭamiṣṭaṁ miśraṁ ca trividhaṁ karmaṇaḥ phalam

bhavatyatyāgināṁ pretya na tu saṁnyāsināṁ kvacit 12

tyājyaṁ doṣavadityeke karma prāhurmanīṣiṇaḥ

yajñadānatapaḥkarma na tyājyamiti cāpare 3

pañcaitāni mahābāho kāraṇāni nibodha me

sāṅkhye kṛtānte proktāni siddhaye sarvakarmaṇām 13

niścayaṁ śṛṇu me tatra

tyāge bharatasattama tyāgo hi puruṣavyāghra

trividhaḥ saṁprakīrtitaḥ 4

adhiṣṭhānaṁ tathā kartā

karaṇaṁ ca pṛthagvidham vividhāśca pṛthakceṣṭāḥ

daivaṁ caivātra pañcamam 14

yajñadānatapaḥkarma na tyājyaṁ kāryameva tat

yajño dānaṁ tapaścaiva

pāvanāni manīṣiṇām 5

śarīravāṅmanobhiryat karma prārabhate naraḥ

nyāyyaṁ vā viparītaṁ vā

pañcaite tasya hetavaḥ 15

etānyapi tu karmāṇi saṅgaṁ tyaktvā phalāni ca

kartavyānīti me pārtha niścitaṁ matamuttamam 6

tatraivaṁ sati kartāram ātmānaṁ kevalaṁ tu yaḥ

paśyatyakṛtabuddhitvāt na sa paśyati durmatiḥ 16

niyatasya tu saṁnyāsaḥ karmaṇo nopapadyate

mohāttasya parityāgaḥ tāmasaḥ parikīrtitaḥ 7

yasya nāhaṅkṛto bhāvaḥ buddhiryasya na lipyate

na hanti na nibadhyate 17

duḥkhamityeva yatkarma

kāyakleśabhayāttyajet sa kṛtvā rājasaṁ tyāgam

naiva tyāgaphalaṁ labhet 8

jñānaṁ jñeyaṁ parijñātā

trividhā karmacodanā karaṇaṁ karma karteti

trividhaḥ karmasaṁgrahaḥ 18

kāryamityeva yatkarma niyataṁ kriyate'rjuna

saṅgaṁ tyaktvā phalaṁ caiva sa tyāgaḥ sāttviko mataḥ 9

jñānaṁ karma ca kartā ca tridhaiva guṇabhedataḥ

procyate guṇasaṅkhyāne yathāvacchṛṇu tānyapi 19

na dveṣṭyakuśalaṁ karma kuśale nānuṣajjate

tyāgī sattvasamāviṣṭaḥ medhāvī chinnasaṁśayaḥ 10

sarvabhūteṣu yenaikam bhāvamavyayamīkṣate

avibhaktaṁ vibhakteṣu tajjñānaṁ viddhi sāttvikam 20

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pṛthaktvena tu yajjñānam nānābhāvān pṛthagvidhān

vetti sarveṣu bhūteṣu

tajjñānam viddhi rājasam 21

yayā dharmamadharmaṁ ca kāryaṁ cākāryameva ca


buddhiḥ sā pārtha rājasī 31

yattu kṛtsnavadekasmin kārye saktamahaitukam

atattvārthavadalpaṁ ca tattāmasamudāhṛtam 22

adharmaṁ dharmamiti yā manyate tamasāvṛtā

sarvārthānviparītāṁśca buddhiḥ sā pārtha tāmasī 32

niyataṁ saṅgarahitam arāgadveṣataḥ kṛtam

aphalaprepsunā karma yattatsāttvikamucyate 23

dhṛtyā yayā dhārayate manaḥ prāṇendriyakriyāḥ

yogenāvyabhicāriṇyā dhṛtiḥ sā pārtha sāttvikī 33

yattu kāmepsunā karma

sāhaṅkāreṇa vā punaḥ kriyate bahulāyāsam

tadrājasamudāhṛtam 24

yayā tu dharmakāmārthān

dhṛtyā dhārayate'rjuna prasaṅgena phalākāṅkṣī

dhṛtiḥ sā pārtha rājasī 34

anubandhaṁ kṣayaṁ hiṁsām anapekṣya ca pauruṣam

mohādārabhyate karma yattattāmasamucyate 25

yayā svapnaṁ bhayaṁ śokam viṣādaṁ madameva ca

na vimuñcati durmedhā dhṛtiḥ sā pārtha tāmasī 35

muktasaṅgo'nahaṁvādī dhṛtyutsāhasamanvitaḥ

siddhyasiddhyornirvikāraḥ kartā sāttvika ucyate 26

sukhaṁ tvidānīṁ trividham śṛṇu me bharatarṣabha

abhyāsādramate yatra duḥkhāntaṁ ca nigacchati 36

rāgī karmaphalaprepsuḥ lubdho hiṁsātmako'śuciḥ

harṣaśokānvitaḥ kartā rājasaḥ parikīrtitaḥ 27

yattadagre viṣamiva pariṇāme'mṛtopamam

tatsukhaṁ sāttvikaṁ proktam ātmabuddhiprasādajam 37

ayuktaḥ prākṛtaḥ stabdhaḥ śaṭho naiṣkṛtiko'lasaḥ

viṣādī dīrghasūtrī ca kartā tāmasa ucyate 28

viṣayendriyasaṁyogāt yattadagre'mṛtopamam

pariṇāme viṣamiva tatsukhaṁ rājasaṁ smṛtam 38

buddherbhedaṁ dhṛteścaiva guṇatastrividhaṁ śṛṇu

procyamānamaśeṣeṇa pṛthaktvena dhanañjaya 29

yadagre cānubandhe ca sukhaṁ mohanamātmanaḥ

nidrālasyapramādottham tattāmasamudāhṛtam 39

pravṛttiṁ ca nivṛttiṁ ca kāryākārye bhayābhaye

bandhaṁ mokṣaṁ ca yā vetti buddhiḥ sā pārtha sāttvikī 30

na tadasti pṛthivyāṁ vā divi deveṣu vā punaḥ

sattvaṁ prakṛtijairmuktam yadebhiḥ syāttribhirguṇaiḥ 40

om tat sat. śrī kṛṣṇārpaṇamastu.

(Verses 41-78 shall be continued in the next year.)

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Harinee Madhusudhan

5Jayashree Vedamurthy

Sujatha Iyer

Sangeeta Gulati

Suma Tetali

Laxmi Bala

Priya NambiarSuma Tetali

6Aruna Sarma

Devendra Akula

Vyjayanti Durbakula

Baskar Cherukumilli

Vasavi Mukkamala

Srilakshmi Muktevi Vyjayanti Durbakula

Balavihar Teacher Roster

Sirisha Avva

Vani SundarrajNanda Subbarao

Nivedita Sridhar

Shanthi Chidambaram

Selvi Deepak

Vidya Venkatesh

Chitra Sukthankar

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Janakiraman (C)


Ramasubramani (A)

Prakash Waghulde (C)

Rabindra Gaan (A)

Venu Mukkamala (C)

Vasava Krishnamurthy


Grade Coordinators

Grades FRI1900 SUN0915 SUN1245


Anandhi Ramachandran

Akshay Janakiraman


Maneesha Bhatt

Raj Partha

Prajna Madhusudhan


Shasi Mukkamala

Anandhi Ramachandran

8Nirmala Rajan

Lakshmi Annamalai

Sitaram Kuchibotla

Jyothy Padmanabhan

Asha Varadan

Arjun Venkatraman


Nirmala Rajan

9Sangita Patankar

Shankar Venkatapathy

Rashmi Kashi

Raghav Srinivasan

Ankita Janakiraman

(CHYK) Rashmi Kashi




Radha Janakiraman

Jayanth Murthy

Ram Ramachandran

Latha Kakani

Devika Krishnamoorthy


Sai Narasimhan

Radha Janakiraman

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Chinmaya Vrindavan

CNJ Balavihar Contacts Resident Acharya Swami Shantananda 609-655-1787 [email protected]

Balavihar Activities




Email Address

Balavihar Coordinator Ram Ramachandran 512-998-4596 [email protected]

Friday 1900 Team

Janakiraman (C)





[email protected]

[email protected]

Sunday 0915 Team

Prakash Waghulde

Rabindra Gaan

Vilas Magadum




[email protected]

[email protected]

[email protected]

Sunday 1245 Team

Vasava Krishnamoorthy

Venu Mukkamala



[email protected]

[email protected]


Venkat Mukkamala

Gajanan Hegde



[email protected]

[email protected]

Language classes Purnima Krishnamurthy 732-742-6794 [email protected]

Math Club Aruna Sarma 609-468-5463 [email protected]

Geeta Chanting Yagna Anjana Suresh

Jayashree Vedamurthy



[email protected]

[email protected]

Music & Fine Arts




Email Address

Swaranjali Bhajan Group

Subha Srinivasan


[email protected]

Concerts at Vrindavan

Gajanan Hegde

Harinee Madhusudhan

Madhusudan Nagarajan




[email protected]

[email protected]

[email protected]

Ashram Activities




Email Address

Festivals at Vrindavan

Sujani Murthy


[email protected]

Soup Kitchen

V Shamsunder

Vyjayanti Durbhakula



[email protected]

[email protected]

Weekend Yoga Classes Rajan Narayanaswamy 732-666-8878 [email protected]

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Other Programs

Math Club Chinmaya Vrindavan Math Club conducts classes for Grade 1 through Grade 6 at the Ashram on Wednesdays during the academic year. This is an enrichment program based on the acclaimed Singapore Math curriculum, focusing on creative problem solving through advanced application of math concepts.

Classes are open to Balavihar families only and are taught by Balavihar high school students and CHYKs, supported by adult coordinators. Our instructors aim to instill a passion for mathematics in a highly interactive classroom environment that encourages children to understand "the why and the how". For more information visit chinmayavrindavanmathclub.weebly.com For any questions contact: Aruna Sarma at [email protected] or 609-468-5463 Swaranjali Swaranjali consists of a group of talented youth musicians selected from among our Balavihar students by an audition to sing bhajans at various Balavihar/ashram events. Mentored and coached by adult Chinmaya sevaks, the children have helped create bhakti bhava among audiences singing prior to Swamiji's discourses on Vedanta and at various festivals. The group meets on Sundays to practice from 11:15 am to 12:15 pm on all Sundays that balavihar is in session. We ask for the students' regular attendance and practice of songs taught to be able to sing confidently and with feeling as one voice. Both vocalists and instrumentalists with some form of classical training are welcome. Contact: Subha Srinivasan - [email protected]

Language Classes Language classes are offered at the Chinmaya Vrindavan for children enrolled in the Balavihar program. The class curriculum is designed to enable children to communicate with members of their extended family, particularly elders, in their native language, and thereby develop stronger bonds with them.

For each language, children are grouped into classes on the bases of language proficiency and age, while maintaining class size at an optimum level. Active participation of children in the class is encouraged to foster learning; parents are requested to assist as needed. Currently, Hindi, Telugu, Tamil, Marathi, Malayalam, Gujarati, Kannada, Oriya and Sanskrit classes are offered for Balavihar children at Chinmaya Vrindavan. Sanskrit is also available for Adults. Contact: Purnima Krishnamurthy - [email protected]

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shrI gurustotram

अखण्डमण्डलाकारं, व्यापं्त येन चराचरम् ।

तत्पदं दर्शितं येन, तसै्म श्रीगुरवे नमः ॥

akhaNDamaNDalaakaaraM, vyaaptaM yena charaacharam |

tatpadaM darshitaM yena, tasmai shrIgurave namaH ||

अज्ञानर्तर्मरान्धस्य, ज्ञानाञ्जनशलाखया ।

चकु्षरुन्मीर्लतं येन, तसै्म श्रीगुरवे नमः ॥

aj~naanatimiraandhasya, j~naanaa~njanashalaakhayaa |

chakShurunmIlitaM yena, tasmai shrIgurave namaH ||

गुरुर्ब्िह्मा गुरुर्विषु्ः, गुरुदेवो महेश्वरः ।

गुरुरेव परं र्ब्ह्म, तसै्म श्रीगुरवे नमः ॥

gururbrahmaa gururviShNuH, gururdevo maheshvaraH |

gurureva paraM brahma, tasmai shrIgurave namaH ||

स्थावरं जङ्गमं व्यापं्त, यत्किर्ित् सचराचरम् ।

तत्पदं दर्शितं येन, तसै्म श्रीगुरवे नमः ॥

sthaavaraM ja~ngamaM vyaaptaM, yatki~nchit sacharaacharam |

tatpadaM darshitaM yena, tasmai shrIgurave namaH ||

र्चन्मयं व्यार्प यत्सवं, तै्रलोकं्य सचराचरम् ।

तत्पदं दर्शितं येन, तसै्म श्रीगुरवे नमः ॥

chinmayaM vyaapi yatsarvaM, trailokyaM sacharaacharam |

tatpadaM darshitaM yena, tasmai shrIgurave namaH ||

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सविशु्रर्तर्शरोरत्न-र्वरार्जतपदामु्बजः ।

वेदान्तामु्बजसूयो यः, तसै्म श्रीगुरवे नमः ॥

sarvashrutishiroratna-viraajitapadaambujaH |

vedaantaambujasUryo yaH, tasmai shrIgurave namaH ||

चैतन्यः शाश्वतः शान्तः, व्योमातीतो र्नरञ्जनः ।

र्िन्दुनादकलातीतः, तसै्म श्रीगुरवे नमः ॥

chaitanyaH shaashvataH shaantaH, vyomaatIto nira~njanaH |

bindunaadakalaatItaH, tasmai shrIgurave namaH ||

ज्ञानशत्किसमारूढः, तत्त्वमालार्वभूर्ितः ।

भुत्किमुत्किप्रदाता च, तसै्म श्रीगुरवे नमः ॥

j~naanashaktisamaarUDhaH, tattvamaalaavibhUShitaH |

bhuktimuktipradaataa cha, tasmai shrIgurave namaH ||

अनेकजन्मसम्प्राप्त-कमििन्धर्वदार्हने ।

आत्मज्ञानप्रदानेन, तसै्म श्रीगुरवे नमः ॥

anekajanmasampraapta-karmabandhavidaahine |

aatmaj~naanapradaanena, tasmai shrIgurave namaH ||

शोिणं भवर्सन्धोश्च, ज्ञापनं सारसम्पदः ।

गुरोः पादोदकं सम्यक्, तसै्म श्रीगुरवे नमः ॥

shoShaNaM bhavasindhoshcha, j~naapanaM saarasampadaH |

guroH paadodakaM samyak, tasmai shrIgurave namaH ||

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न गुरोरर्िकं ततं्त्व, न गुरोरर्िकं तपः ।

तत्त्वज्ञानात् परं नात्कि, तसै्म श्रीगुरवे नमः ॥

na guroradhikaM tattvaM, na guroradhikaM tapaH |

tattvaj~naanaat paraM naasti, tasmai shrIgurave namaH ||

मन्नाथः श्रीजन्नाथः, मद्गुरुः श्रीजगद्गुरुः ।

मदात्मा सविभूतात्मा, तसै्म श्रीगुरवे नमः ॥

mannaathaH shrIjannaathaH, madguruH shrIjagadguruH |

madaatmaa sarvabhUtaatmaa, tasmai shrIgurave namaH ||

गुरुरार्दरानर्दश्च, गुरुः परमदैवतम् ।

गुरोः परतरं नात्कि, तसै्म श्रीगुरवे नमः ॥

gururaadiraanadishcha, guruH paramadaivatam |

guroH parataraM naasti, tasmai shrIgurave namaH ||

त्वमेव माता च र्पता त्वमेव

त्वमेव िनु्धश्च सखा त्वमेव ।

त्वमेव र्वद्या द्रर्वणं त्वमेव

त्वमेव सवं मम देवदेव ॥

tvameva maataa cha pitaa tvameva

tvameva bandhushcha sakhaa tvameva |

tvameva vidyaa draviNaM tvameva

tvameva sarvaM mama devadeva ||

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मङ्गल आरति

मङ्गल आरति तिया तििम की । मङ्गल िीतिरीति दोउन की ॥

मङ्गल कान्ति हसतन दसनन की । मङ्गल मुरली बीनाधुन की ॥

ma~ngala aarati priyaa pritama kI | ma~ngala prItirIti douna kI ||

ma~ngala kaanti hasani dasanana kI | ma~ngala muralI bInaadhuna kI ||

मङ्गल बतनक तिभङ्गी हरर की । मङ्गल सेवा सब सहचर की ॥

मङ्गल तसर चन्तिका मुकुट की । मङ्गल छतब नैनन में अटकी ॥

ma~ngala banika tribha~ngI hari kI | ma~ngala sevaa saba sahachara kI ||

ma~ngala sira chandrikaa mukuTa kI | ma~ngala Chabi nainana meM aTakI ||

मङ्गल छटा फबी अङ्ग अङ्ग की । मङ्गल गौर स्याम रसरङ्ग की ॥

मङ्गल अति कतट तियरे िटकी । मङ्गल तचिवतन नागरनट की ॥

ma~ngala ChaTaa phabI a~nga a~nga kI | ma~ngala gaura syaama rasara~nga kI ||

ma~ngala ati kaTi piyare paTakI | ma~ngala chitavani naagaranaTa kI ||

मङ्गल सोभा कमलनयन की । मङ्गल माधुरर मृदुल बैन की ॥

मङ्गल वृन्दावन मग अटकी । मङ्गल क्रीडन जमुनािट की ॥

ma~ngala sobhaa kamalanayana kI | ma~ngala maadhuri mRudula baina kI ||

ma~ngala vRundaavana maga aTakI | ma~ngala krIDana jamunaataTa kI ||

मङ्गल चरन अरुन िरुवन की । मङ्गल करतन भगति हररजन की ॥

मङ्गल जुगलतिया भावन की । मङ्गल श्रीराधा-जीवन की ॥

ma~ngala charana aruna taruvana kI | ma~ngala karani bhagati harijana kI ||

ma~ngala jugalapriyaa bhaavana kI | ma~ngala shrIraadhaa-jIvana kI ||

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ॐ जय जगदीश हरे स्वामि जय जगदीश हरे

भक्तजन ों के सङ्कट दासजन ों के सङ्कट

क्षण िे दूर करे। ॐ जय जगदीश हरे

ज ध्यावे फल पावे द ुःख मिनसे िन का-स्वामि

स ख सम्पमि घर आवे (२)

कष्ट मिटे िन का । ॐ जय जगदीश हरे

िािमपिा ि ि िेरे शरण कहुँ िै मकस मक-स्वामि

ि ि मिन और न दूजा ि ि मिन और न क इ

आशा करुँ िै मजस मक । ॐ जय जगदीश हरे

ि ि पूरन परिात्मा ि ि अन्तयाािी-स्वामि

पार ब्रह्म परिेश्वर (२)

ि ि सिके स्वािी । ॐ जय जगदीश हरे

ि ि करणा के सागर ि ि पालनकिाा-स्वामि

िै िूरख खल कािी िै सेवक ि ि स्वािी

कृपा कर भरिा । ॐ जय जगदीश हरे

ि ि ह एक अग चर सि के प्राणपिी-स्वामि

मकस मवध मिलूुँ दयािय मकस मवध मिलूुँ कृपािय

ि ि क िै क ििी । ॐ जय जगदीश हरे

दीनिन्ध द ुःख हरिा ि ि रक्षक िेरे-स्वामि

अपने हाथ उठाओ अपने चरन िढाओ

द्वार पडा िै िेरे । ॐ जय जगदीश हरे

मवषय मवकार मिटाओ पाप हर देवा-स्वामि

श्रद्धा भक्तक्त िढाओ श्रद्धा पे्रि िढाओ

सन्तन की सेवा । ॐ जय जगदीश हरे

िन िन धन सि िेरा सि क छ है िेरा-स्वामि

िेरा ि झक अपाण (२)

क्या लागे िेरा । ॐ जय जगदीश हरे

Om jaya jagadIsha hare svaami jaya jagadIsha hare bhaktajanoM ke sa~nkaTa daasajanoM ke sa~nkaTa kShaNa me dUra kare| Om jaya jagadIsha hare jo dhyaave phala paave duHkha binase mana kaa-svaami sukha sampati ghara aave (2) kaShTa miTe tana kaa | Om jaya jagadIsha hare maatapitaa tuma mere sharaNa kahun mai kisa ki-svaami tuma bina aura na dUjaa tuma bina aura na koi aashaa karun mai jisa ki | Om jaya jagadIsha hare tuma pUrana paramaatmaa tuma antaryaamI-svaami paara brahma parameshvara (2) tuma sabake svaamI | Om jaya jagadIsha hare tuma karuNaa ke saagara tuma paalanakartaa-svaami mai mUrakha khala kaamI mai sevaka tuma svaamI kRupaa karo bharataa | Om jaya jagadIsha hare tuma ho eka agochara saba ke praaNapatI-svaami kisa vidha milUn dayaamaya kisa vidha milUn kRupaamaya tuma ko mai kumatI | Om jaya jagadIsha hare dInabandhu duHkha harataa tuma rakShaka mere-svaami apane haatha uThaao apane charana baDhaao dvaara paDaa mai tere | Om jaya jagadIsha hare viShaya vikaara miTaao paapa haro devaa-svaami shraddhaa bhakti baDhaao shraddhaa prema baDhaao santana kI sevaa | Om jaya jagadIsha hare tana mana dhana saba teraa saba kuCha hai teraa-svaami teraa tujhako arpaNa (2) kyaa laage meraa | Om jaya jagadIsha hare

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chinmaya aarati

आरति श्री तिन्मय सद्गुरु की

तदव्यरूप मूरति करुणा की ॥

आरति सद्गुरु की

िरण ों में उनके शान्ति समाये

शरणागि की भ्रान्ति तमटाये

पाप िाप सिाप हरण की

आरति श्री तिन्मय सद्गुरु की ॥

आरति सद्गुरु की

वेद उपतनषद् गीिा क गाया

धमम सनािन तिर से जगाया

शुद्ध नीति प्रीति शङ्कर की

आरति श्री तिन्मय सद्गुरु की ॥

आरति सद्गुरु की

तसद्धबाति के िप भूतम में

तनत्यतवराजे गुरु हमारे

भक्त हृदय आनन्द स्र ि की

आरति श्री तिन्मय सद्गुरु की ॥

आरति सद्गुरु की

आरति श्री तिन्मय सद्गुरु की

तदव्यरूप मूरति करुणा की ॥

आरति सद्गुरु की

aarati shrI chinmaya sadguru kI divyarUpa mUrati karuNaa kI || aarati sadguru kI charaNoM meM unake shaanti samaaye sharaNaagata kI bhraanti miTaaye paapa taapa santaapa haraNa kI aarati shrI chinmaya sadguru kI || aarati sadguru kI veda upaniShad gItaa ko gaayaa dharma sanaatana phira se jagaayaa shuddha nIti prIti sha~nkara kI aarati shrI chinmaya sadguru kI || aarati sadguru kI siddhabaaDi ke tapobhUmi meM nityaviraaje guru hamaare bhakta hRudaya aananda srota kI aarati shrI chinmaya sadguru kI || aarati sadguru kI aarati shrI chinmaya sadguru kI divyarUpa mUrati karuNaa kI || aarati sadguru kI

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shaanti mantra-s

ॐ सरे्वष ां स्वस्तिर्भर्वतु

सरे्वष ां श स्तिर्भर्वतु ।

सरे्वष ां पूरं्ण र्र्वतु

सरे्वष ां मङ्गलां र्र्वतु ॥

सरे्व र्र्विु सुस्तिनः

सरे्व सिु ननर मय ः ।

सरे्व र्द्र नर्ण पश्यिु

म कनिद् दुःिर् ग् र्रे्वत् ॥

असतो म सद्गमय ।

तमसो म ज्योनतगभमय ।

मृत्योम भ अमृतां गमय ।

ॐ पूर्णभमदः पूर्णभनमदां पूर्ण भत् पूर्णभमुदच्यते ।

पूर्णभस्य पूर्णभम द य पूर्णभमेर्व र्वनशष्यते ॥

Om sarveShaaM svastirbhavatu sarveShaaM shaantirbhavatu | sarveShaaM pUrNaM bhavatu sarveShaaM ma~ngalaM bhavatu || sarve bhavantu sukhinaH sarve santu niraamayaaH | sarve bhadraaNi pashyantu maa kashchid duHkhabhaag bhavet || asato maa sadgamaya | tamaso maa jyotirgamaya | mRutyormaa amRutaM gamaya | Om pUrNamadaH pUrNamidaM pUrNaat pUrNamudachyate | pUrNasya pUrNamaadaaya pUrNamevaavashiShyate ||

ॐ श स्तिः श स्तिः श स्तिः ॥

हररः ॐ

श्री गुरुभ्यो नमः

हररः ॐ

Om shaantiH shaantiH shaantiH || hariH Om

shrI gurubhyo namaH hariH Om

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Chinmaya Mission Pledge

We stand as one family, Bound to each other with love and respect.

We serve as an army, Courageous and disciplined,

Ever ready to fight against, All low tendencies and false values,

Within and without us.

We live honestly

The noble life of sacrifice and service Producing more than what we consume

And giving more than what we take.

We seek the Lord’s grace To keep us on the path of virtue, courage and wisdom.

May Thy grace and blessings flow Through us to the world around us.

We believe that the service of our country

Is the service of the Lord of lords

And devotion to the people Is devotion to the Supreme Self.

We know our responsibilities Give us the ability and courage to fulfill them.