On the 13th of April, 40 energetic teenagers from all over Australia, with the help of their parents, took the long journey to Gilwell Park, Gembrook. There, we were greeted with the sight of all the sevaks, who had been eagerly preparing for our arrival, setting out food and drinks for the hungry Junior CHYKs. The reason? Chinmaya Mission Australia’s second ever Junior CHYK camp!» Read more
Springvale Town Hall, Melbourne was simmering with excitement by 9:30am on Saturday the 30th March as Chinmaya Mission hosted the largest even Havan in Melbourne. Hundreds of spectator seats were quickly filling, and the Yajmans were eagerly finding their Havan Kunds. Twenty-one Havan Kunds decorated in a traditional south indian manner, 25 priests and 100s of Yajmans, and you have the perfect ingredients for a devotionally charged spectacular.» Read more
1. Family Trivia Night
When: Sat 29th June 2013
Time: 7:00pm - 10:30pm
Venue: Uniting Church, 482 High Street Road , Mount Waverly
Please click on the link: Trivia Night 2013
for further details.
2. Teenager's workshop - Step Up
When: Sat 13th July 2013 (Term 2 holidays)
Time: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Venue: Chinmaya Dham, 4 Pioneer Drive, Templestowe
was Gautamji’s main theme for the teenage workshop.
The teenage workshop proved to be an informative and enjoyable experience. Gautamji taught us to recognise that whilst control is obtained with knowing what you want in life, it can be your own mind that is stopping you from reaching your goals and believing in yourself. Gautamji explained that mastering your mind will not only lead to a strengthened intellect and a greater level of commitment, but will also help you achieve a greater level of control of your life.» Read more
‘Krishna My Best Friend’
Balavihar camp to Adelaide Hills October 2012
This year for Balavihar camp we went to the Adelaide Hills. It was an overnight camp, and the theme was ‘Krishna My Best Friend’. It was great experience and we all got to see some old faces and some new ones. Gautumji told us about Krishna, and why Krishna was born, how he was born and what he did on the earth when he was just a child. The stories were mainly about the Rakshasas that Krishna killed.» Read more
On Friday evening the 6th of July, around 15 CHYKS were found to be slowly filtering in to the ashram preparing themselves for the CHYK intensive titled ‘Guru Mahima’. The purpose of the weekend was to develop a greater vision in life by understanding the life of a visionary-Swami Chinmayananda, to tap or open the emotional side of our personality through devotion to God and Guru, and to get inspired by the transformation of our peers.» Read more
It is a privilege for me to write about the celebrations of Krishna Janmashtami 2012 at Box Hill Town Hall. There are really no words to explain the joy I felt on that auspicious day. Those seeking the Lord’s blessings on Janmashtami felt fortunate to have been a part of this great event that was extremely well organised.» Read more
UNLEASH YOUR POTENTIAL
Live the life you were born to live!
In our quest to explore the world outside we often miss the infinite world within us, a world of hidden talents, untapped skills and unlimited confidence. It is there in each and every one of us, but either we can’t see it or do not know how to harness it. Don’t miss this incredible opportunity to discover your limitless potential and unleash it to make your life a complete success.» Read more