Chinmaya Mission Buffalo

Seek and Serve

chyk



Chinmaya Yuva Kendra: The youth wing of Chinmaya Mission



Introduction


"Children are not vessels to be filled, but lamps to be lit"   - Swami Chinmayananda.

CHYK Background:

In 1975, the Chinmaya Yuva Kendra was launched in Bangalore, India, under the guidance of Swami Chinmayananda. CHYK group is comprised of post-high school students through young professionals dedicated to the pursuit of selfstudy and self-growth. It helps youth, ages 14- 30+, develop a sense of unity and purpose while realizing their potential.

The Chinmaya Yuva Kendra (CHYK) Buffalo, NY being active for more than 30 years. Currently, the classess are conducted at "Hindu Cultural Society" (Next to the Hindu Temple of Buffalo) There are 15 registered students attend the classess every Sunday between 9:30am - 11:00am.

Curriculum

The CHYK group currently learning the "Logic of Spirituality" and "Art of Living" text written by HH Swami Chinmayananda. The text consists of 114 short chapters (originally it was short talks by Swamiji which were later translated to text). These are based on Srimad Bhagavad Gita Chapters 1-10, especially designed for youngsters.

Group follows the standard style of reading the text followed by a group discussion.

The current classess are conducted by Sevaki Sudhaji and Sevak Kalji

Venue: Hindu Cultural Society (Next to Hindu Temple of Buffalo)

Calendar

Chinmaya Bala Vihar Calendar

(Updated Sep. 2011)

BALAVIHAR CALENDAR : 2011 - 2012
SEPTEMBER 11 REGISTRATION (GANESH PUJA)
  18 REGULAR CLASS
  25 CAMP DAY - WITH VIVEKJI
OCTOBER 02 CORD WALKATHON, REGULAR CLASS
  09 REGULAR CLASS
  16 REGULAR CLASS
  23 DEEPAVALI - REGULAR CLASS
  30 REGULAR CLASS
NOVEMBER 06 REGULAR CLASS
  13 REGULAR CLASS
  20 REGULAR CLASS
  27 THANKSGIVING, NO CLASS
DECEMBER 04 REGULAR CLASS
  11 REGULAR CLASS
  18 REGULAR CLASS
  25 CHRISTMAS BREAK, NO CLASS
JANUARY '12 01 NEW YEAR, NO CLASS
  08 REGULAR CLASS
  15 REGULAR CLASS
  22 REGULAR CLASS
  29 REGULAR CLASS
FEBRUARY 05 REGULAR CLASS
  12 REGULAR CLASS
  19 MID WINTER BREAK, NO CLASS
  26 SHIVA RATHRI POOJA
MARCH 04 REGULAR CLASS
  11 REGULAR CLASS
  18 REGULAR CLASS
  25 REGULAR CLASS
APRIL 01 REGULAR CLASS
  08 REGULAR CLASS
  15 SPRING RECESS, NO CLASS
  22 REGULAR CLASS
  29 REGULAR CLASS
MAY 06 REGULAR CLASS
  13 REGULAR CLASS
  20 Camp Day
  27 MEMORIAL WEEKEND, NO CLASS
JUNE 03 REGULAR CLASS
  10 REGULAR CLASS
  17 REGULAR CLASS
  24 GRADUATION DAY

Note: If any changes due to weather inconvenience, parents will receive the communication via email or check back here on the site for details.

Registration

For Registration information,

please contact Deepika Bhakshi at E-mail : buffalo [a|t] chinmayamission [d|o|t] org

or Send an email to the Admin@cmbuffalo.org