Mission Statement:  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.

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Planned Activities and Programs

Bala Vihar 2016-17 - Open House

Open House - Bala Vihar Program
Saturday, August 27th between 1 pm to 4 pm at top of each hour

Open house, an information session is planned for families who are interested to know more about Chinmaya Mission and Chinmaya Somanth, it's northern VA chapter, Bala Vihar program which is year long program for adults and children from Pre-KG through 12th grade. The information session is planned between 1 pm through 4 pm at top of each hour. A short tour of facility, bookstore, library and classroom is planned.

Interested families can register for the program during the open house session

Registration is Open for Saturday morning and Sunday afternoon session.
Click Here to register.

Chinmaya Somnath Program Offerings

Spiritual Classes

On a weekly basis, while children are attending Bala Vihar classes, a Chinmaya Mission trained Acharya will conduct pravachans (lectures) on the following texts for adults. Click on link for details and timings.

Our Acharyas

Bala Vihar programs

On a weekly basis, from the youngest Madhuram class to the Chinmayam class for high school youngsters, all Bala Vihar children participate in a variety of activities. The grade in which the child is enrolled in his/her school is the basis for placement in the appropriate Bala Vihar class.


Kalanjali is the cultural wing of Chinmaya Somnath and was inaugurated in April of 2015 to coincide with Shankara Jayanthi.

Kalanjali’s vision is to encourage youngsters and adults, by providing a place to showcase their talents and enthrall the audience. Kalanjali events are hosted at Chinmaya Somnath and are free to members and non-members.


Seva (voluntary work) performed by members to serve food during the every Sunday session. The food is prepared at the facility and sold at nominal charges to cover the expenses to members and guest attending the session. For more details, please contact us via email at . Members can pre-order by sending email to the same email address.

Seva (Volunteering)

Service to Humanity is Service to God.

What Is Seva?

To perform Selfless dedicated service without any thought of rewards or personal benefit.

Bookstore and Library

Bookstore: Members and guests can take advantage to buy the Chinmaya Mission Publications. The book store has variety of the books written by our Pujya Gurudev Swami Chinmayananda, our pujya Guruji Swami Tejomayananda and other Swamiji's and Acharya's.

Library: Free service for registered Bala Vihar students. The books includes Panchatantra series, Vikram series, books covering Indian mythological and non Mythological stories, stories of great leaders, patriots, kings and kingdoms.