Chinmaya Mission


Every good thought sent out rebonds with a hundred times its force on the sender himself; so too bo bad thoughts. Let us, therefore, avoid sending out even a single bad thought.

  • April 5, 2016
    The last month at Chinmaya Bharati we welcomed and housed the Chinmaya Jyoti for a short four weeks. During that time, the centre seemed to glow a new glow and was vibrant with activities. From the day the Jyoti arrived to the day the Jyoti left for the next location, everyday there was movement in Read More >>
  • April 5, 2016
    A value-based education system deeply rooted in the eternal rich Indian culture and civilization alone is  the only solution to the apparent problem of diminishing moral values among the new generation, opined Swami Swaroopananda, the Director of the prestigious Chinmaya International Residential SRead More >>
  • April 5, 2016
    Knowledge of the Self is called upanishad vidya and the scriptural texts, in which it is revealed, are called the Upanishads. The Upanishads, in the form of granthas or books, may be many; but the Self knowledge revealed by them Read More >>
  • March 2, 2016
    The Bhagavad-gītā is Lord Krishna’s teaching to Arjuna. This basic fact is extremely significant. One day, a person came up to me and said, “Swamiji, I am familiar with the Gītā – the Holy Book that Arjuna taught to KrishRead More >>
  • February 13, 2016
    We have often seen how a small and weak nation attacked by a strong and apparently unconquerable enemy, seeks the aid of a ‘superpower’. Arjuna tells Sri Krishna that he has understood the might of the foe, desire – a seemingly invincible opponent. He now requesRead More >>
  • February 3, 2016
    Having pointed out that desire is the constant enemy of the wise man, how it operates by veiling our discrimination and the places where it resides, Sri Krishna now reveals the strategy by which this mighty foe can be conquered. The first thing one has to do is to bring the senses under your contRead More >>
  • January 18, 2016
    Desire is the constant enemy of the wise man. In this context the term ‘wise’ refers neither to a man of enlightenment nor an ‘ignorant’ man who continuously seeks pleasure from the outside world. The man of enlightenment iRead More >>
  • January 10, 2016
    Desire is our greatest enemy. What happens when desire arises? How does it affect us? Sri Krishna presents three striking examples: fire covered by a screen of smoke; a mirror concealed by dust; and a foetus enveloped in the womb. Similarly, our knowledge is covered bRead More >>
  • January 9, 2016
    A New Year has begun. Does it bring any novelty for us? There should be something new in our lives besides the date on the calendar. Does it bring any external or internal change? External novelty refers to changes outside such as painting the house, buying a new car Read More >>
  • December 27, 2015
    In our life, we must distinguish between our needs and our desires. We have natural, physical needs - when you are hungry, you want food; when you are thirsty you want to drink something. These are natural; they cannot be categorized under desire or kaama. Read More >>

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