To provide to individuals, from any background, the wisdom of Vedanta and the practical means for spiritual growth and happiness, enabling them to become positive contributors to society.
Chinmaya Mission was established in India in 1953 by devotees of the world-renowned Vedanta teacher, His Holiness Swami Chinmayananda. Devotees around the world, guided by his vision, are now part of a wide range of spiritual, educational, and charitable activities. Presently, headed by His Holiness Swami Swaroopananda, the Mission is administered by Central Chinmaya Mission Trust (CCMT) in Mumbai, India.
Chinmaya Mission Twin Cities was established in May 2002 and has been conducting many activities for kids and adults.
Children ages pre-K to 12th grade, participate in Balavihar, that are classes focused on value based education, rooted in Hindu culture. They also participate in Bhajans, Hindustani Classical, Language, and Vedic Chanting classes.
Adults also have the opportunity to read, learn, & introspect on various scriptures through Study groups, Jnana Yajnas by Swamijis and participate in Bhajans, Hindustani Classical, & Vedic Chanting classes.
Activities for Families include collective prayers, Bhagwad Gita chanting, & bhajans, Kathas (Devi Group, Bhagwatam & Ramcharitmanas), pujas and festival celebrations, and Family Retreats.