Major Events

1990

  • Established and inaugurated 18th February.
  • Launch of Home Study Sanskrit correspondence course.

1991

  • All India Geeta chanting competition.
  • Foundation laid for Iswar Kripa, scholars residential block.
  • Chant Gita Land Washington,
  • An International Gita Chanting Competition.

1992

  • World Spiritual Camp, Port Blair, Andamans.
  • Vision of Vedanta
  • Lecture Tour by Swami Chinmayananda in the United States.
  • Inauguration of Iswar Kripa.
  • Phase II of Iswar Kripa inaugurated by Swami Chinmayanandaji.

1993

  • More residential blocks added.
  • Gita Vatika Computer version of the Holy Gita released.
  • Pujya Guruji Swami Tejomayanandji becomes chairman of CIF.

1994

  • National Gita Chanting Competition.
 

1995

  • Visit of H.H Sri. Shankaracharya of Kanchi Kamakoti Pitham.
 

1997

  • National Seminar on Sanskrit Research and Modern Challenges
  • Inauguration of Eswar Kripa Phase II,
  • Scholars residential blocks.
  • Inauguration of shrine in memory of Pujya Gurudev.

1998

  • National Spiritual Camp by H.H Swami Tejomayananda.
  • Leadership Camp for the Youth.
  • Sastradhyayana Parampara Pandita Parishat.
 

1999

  • CIF recognized as a Research Centre by Mahatma Gandhi University, Kerala.
  • Work shop on Research Methodology.
  • Pandita Parishad–symposium of Sanskrit pandits.
  • Conference of All Kerala Chinmaya Missionworkers.
  • Release of Sastradhyayana Parampara Tat Pragatprakalpascha on the Samadhi day of Pujya Gurudev Swami Chinmayananda.
  • Orientation course on Indian Heritage in New Delhi.
1999

2000

  • Seminar on Sanskrit in Kerala.
 

2001

  • NCERT Workshop on Scientific Thoughts in Sanskrit Literature.
  • South Indian Numismatics Society conference.
  • Inauguration of Library and Information Centre.

2002

  • 21 day Work shop on Manuscriptology.
 

2003

  • Launching of E Vedanta Course
  • Revamping of Website.
 

2004

  • Bharat Darshan Camp
  • Course on Indian Intellectual Tradition
  • Course on Philosophical Foundation of Advaita Vedanta.

2005

  • Gita Marathon Camp
  • Sulabha Samskritam Course
  • Holy Gita Ready Reference Book Release
 

2006

  • Bharat Darshan Camp
  • Vivekachoodamani Camp
  • Iswaradarshanam Athava Tapovanacaritam Book Release
  • Course on Textual Tradition in Advaita Vedanta
  • Launch of the Advanced E Vedanta and Postal Vedanta Course
  • The Advanced Vedänta Course was launched by Pujya Swami Tejomayananda on the sacred occasion of Guru Purnima, at San Jose, USA

2007

  • Sanskrit Day celebrations
  • Anusaaraka Launched by Pujya Guruji; MoU signed with IIIT-H and UoH
  • Sankarabhashya Parayanjali
  • Workshop on Advaita in the Classics with support from ICPR
  • Worshops on Hindusim and Vedanta for students from Westminster College and Garret College, USA
  • Holy Gita Ready Reference (New Edition) Launched: 7th October, 2007
  • Sri Rama Jatakam Work on Jyothisha Released: 7th October, 2007
  • Sulabha Sanskritam Textbook and Workbook Released: 24th November 2007 by Pujya Guruji, Swami Tejomayananda
  • Dec : Sulabha Samskritam, advanced level residential course

2008

  • 21st Feb : Rashtriya Sanskrit Sansthan – recognizes CIF as Shodha Sansthan.
  • Advanced Vedanta Course launched Worldwide in the month of January.
  • 7th Feb - 12th Feb : The 2009 French Open Camp of Swamini Umananda of Chinmaya MIssion,Paris.
  • 29th Apr : Sri Adi Shankara Jayanthi Celebrated.
  • 18th July - 19th : July Sanskrit Day Celebration.It was inaugurated by traditional scholar Dr.Pasupathy Nathan.
  • Two day introductory workshop on Anusaraka inaugurated by Swami Nikhilananda in the month of September.
  • 15th Sep - 21st Sep : East meets West, A spiritual camp on Vivekachudamani conducted for the students from Italy and Switzerland.
  • 17th Oct : New book release viz. 'Gitanjali '.
  • 19th Oct - 25th Oct : Students Empowerment Programme conducted for the students from Chinmaya Institute Of Technology (CHINTECH).
  • 5th Nov - 7th Nov : All Kerala Acharya Sastra Sadas under the guidance of Swami Viviktananda , Regional Head of Kerala.
  • 16th Nov : Inauguration of Chuttuvilakku in Sri Ayyappa Temple by Swami Nikhilananda,Regional Head Chinmaya Mission,Delhi.
  • 15th Dec - 29th Dec : A 15 day Textual Workshop on Nyaya,Mimamsa and Advaita Vedanta was conducted in collabration with the ICPR,Delhi.
  • 30th December : New book release viz. Easy Sanskrit Self Study Kit.

2009

  • 26th Jan : Republic Day, Launching of Easy Sanskrit Online Course by Poojya Swami Tejomayananda.
  • Two days Workshop on Anusaraka conducted in the month of February.
  • 23rd Feb : Sivaratri Day, Released a book on Adi Shankara Nilayam by Poojya Swami Tejomayananda.
  • 9th Mar to 11th Mar : All Kerala Acharya Sastra Sadas under the guidance of Swami Viviktananda , Regional Head of Kerala.
  • 20th Apr to 25th Apr : Anusaraka Sevak Training Camp.
  • 29th Apr : Sri Adi Shankara Jayanthi Celebrated.
  • 5th May to 6th May : Language Resourse Develpoment Workshop at Chinmaya Vidyalaya,Hyderabad.

2010

  • 2010 began on an auspicious note with a five day camp on Manisa-pañcakam and Dhanyastakam held under the guidance and lectureship of Br. Jaganmitraji of Chinmaya Mission Bhopal and Brni. Sucheta Chaitanyaji of Chinmaya Mission Bokaro from 01-01-2010 to 05-01-2010.
  • Lakshmi Narayan Puja and Yagna on 14-01-2010.
  • VākyapadÄ«yam – Brahmakānda by Dr.George Cardona. Dr. Cardona explained how Bhartrhari establishes that the entire universe is nothing but the appearance of the primordial sound – sphota. He quoted: "brahma Å›abdrÅ«pena vivartate na parinamate." Talk by Prof. George Cardona on:
  1. Latest Researches in Panini
  2. Textual Study of Vakyapadiya
  • Upanisad LaharÄ« Camp, Åšvetāśvatara-upanisad. The fourth camp by Swamini Niranjananandaji in the Upanisad LaharÄ« series was conducted in Adi Sankara Nilayam from 30-01-2010 to 05-02-2010.
  • Kerala Acharya Shastra Sadas was held from 08-02-2010 to 10-02-2010. Talks by Swami Viviktananda on Brahmasutra, Chatuh-sutri.
  • Management Empowerment Programme from 15-02-2010 to 17-02-2010 with Pujya Guruji Swami Tejomayanandaji and other eminent speakers like management faculties from reputed institutions like IIM, ISB and IIIT.
  • Br. Prahlad Chaitanya Ä€cārya, Chinmaya Mission, Margao, Goa, visited CIF with a group of 25 delegates as a part of their pilgrimage from 16-02-2010 to 18-02-2010.
  • Vivekachudamani Camp in Tamil with Swami Sivayogananda from 27-02-2010 to 03-03-2010.
  • All Kerala CIF Sevak Conference with Swami Viviktananda on 15-04-2010
  • All Kerala Sevak Conference with Swami Viviktananda from 16-04-2010 to 17-04-2010
  • Kalasa Puja Celebrations on 22-04-2010
  • Easy Sanskrit Course with Swami Ramakrishnananda from April 24 to May 2, 2010
  • Upanishad Camp In Tamil with Brni. Vibhooti Chaitanya and Br. Kutastha Chaitanya on Ishavasya Upanishad and Thevaram from 03-05-2010 to 09-05-2010
  • On the occasion of Gurudev Jayanthi on 08-05-2010, Swami Advayananda spoke on Gurumahima
  • Swami Advayananda gave talks on Sankaracharya's Stotras on Sankara Jayanthi on 18-05-2010.
  • Indian Philosophy: A Brief Analytical Study from 05-06-2010 to 14-06-2010 -- A workshop aimed at acquainting the student with the fundamentals of the six schools of Indian Philosophy and the six means of knowledge.
  • Vedanta Camp in Malayalam with Swami Tattwananda from 24-06-2010 to 28-06-2010
  • Upanishad Camp In Malayalam by Swami Adhyatmananda on Taittiriya Upanishad from 03-07-2010 to 11-07-2010
  • Upanishad Lahari with Swamini Niranjanananda on Mandukya Upanishad and Karika in English from 17-07-2010 to 16-08-2010
  • Manana Sadhana Camp with Br. Kutastha Chaitanya and Smt. Vibhuti Shah on Srimad Bhagavat Gita (Tamil) and Srimad Bhagavatam (English) from 2010-09-01 to 2010-09-30
  • Students Empowerment Programme 2010,CHINTECH from 24-10-2010 to 30-10-2010
  • Workshop on Manuscriptology and Paleography with Eminent Scholars covering wide area of Manuscriptology and Paleograpahy in English and Sanskrit from 01-11-2010 to 10-12-2010
  • Dhyan Sadhana Shibir in Marathi with Br. Akshara Chaitanya and Br. Chidambar Chaitanya on Mundakopanishad and Bhagavad Geetha 15th Chapter from 16-11-2010 to 20-11-2010
  • VEDIC MATH TRIX camp in Vedic Maths by Vinay Nair, Director, School of Vedic Maths from 28-11-2010 to 02-12-2010
  • Yoga Camp by Shri Manoj Kaimal and Smt Sandhya Manoj explaining Yoga Sutra in English from 04-12-2010 to 09-12-2010
  • Spiritual Camp with Swamini Sampannananda on Jnanasara in Kannada from 11-12-2010 to 18-12-2010
 

2011

  • International Camp "Take the Big Step" with Swami Swaroopanandaji from 01-01-2011 to 07-01-2011
  • Kerala Acharya Sastra Sadas with Swami Viviktananda on Dakshinamurthy Stotra with Tattvasudha in English from 12-01-2011 to 14-01-2011
  • Sadhana Camp with Swamini Nirmalananda and Brni Triveni Chaitanya on Bhakthi Sudha in Telugu from 24-01-2011 to 30-01-2011
  • Marathi camp on Vivekachudamani with Br.Prayag Chaitanya and Brni. Prerna Chaitanya from 01-02-2011 to 10-02-2011
  • Sadhana Camp on Sad-darsana by Swamini Niranjanananda (in English) from 13-02-2011 to 22-02-2011
  • Workshop on Preparing Sanskrit Texts Suitable for Computational Research by Dr. Amba P. Kulkarni, Dr. Tirumala Kulkarni, Dr. Shrinvasa Varakhedi, Sri. Sridhar Subhanna on Computational Aspects of Ashtadhyayi from 18-03-2011 to 20-03-2011
  • Balvihar Sevaks' Training Camp with Brni. Darshika Chaitanya in Malayalam from 25-03-2011 to 27-03-2011
  • Beauty of Wisdom - Balvihar Camp by Br. Dhruv Chaitanya in Malayalam from 08-04-2011 to 12-04-2011
  • Vedic Mathematics Camp - VEDIC MATHRIX (for students 12-21Years) with Shri S Haridas (Retd. Maths Teacher & Vedic Mathematician) and Shri Vinay Nair (Founder, School of Vedic Maths) in English from 16-04-2011 to 22-04-2011
  • Adi Sankara Mahotsava Camp with Pujya Swami Viviktananda and Other Acharyas from Kerala on Works of Sri Adi Sankaracarya in Malayalam from 04-05-2011 to 08-05-2011
  • Spiritual Sadhana Camp on Chandogya Upanishad and Aksharamanamalai with Smt. Vibhuti Shah and Br. Kutastha Chaitanya in English and Tamil from 16-05-2011 to 21-05-2011
  • Gujarati Family Camp with Br. Atharvana Chaitanya on Nirvana Satakam and Bhajagovindam from 23-05-2011 to 01-06-2011
  • Sadhana Camp in Malayalam with Sw. Viviktanandaji, Sw.Tattvanandaji & Sw. Viswanandaji on Bhagavad Gita - 13th chapter, Bhikshu Gita, Daivadashakam in Malayalam from 10-06-2011 to 13-06-2011
  • UPANAYANAM on 20-06-2011
  • A.U.P.E.T. Chinmaya Vidyalaya – Tirunelveli organized a two week course on 'Vedic Mathematics' under the joint collaboration of Chinmaya International Foundation and School Of Vedic Maths for their students of 5th, 6th and 7th standards from 20th June – 2nd July 2011
  • Taittiriya Upanishad Camp with Swami Adhyatmananda in Malayalam from 05-07-2011 to 13-07-2011
  • Spiritual Camp By Swami Swatmananda on Amritbindu Upanishad and Guru Ashtakam in English from 01-08-2011 to 07-08-2011
  • Textual camp by Swamini Nishchalananda and Swamini Kirtanananda on Dakshina Murthy Stotram, Bhagavad Gita Chapter-16, Vedic Chanting in Marathi from 11-09-2011 to 20-09-2011
  • Colloquium - Indian Aesthetics - Discourse on Dhvani on Evolution, Creativity, Emotive experience, Evaluation, Structural Analysis in English from 25-09-2011 to 25-09-2011
  • Soundarya lahari camp by Swamini Sheelananda and Br. Hrishikesh Chaitanya on Drg drsya viveka, Soundarya Lahari, Bhagavad Gita chapter-12 in Telugu from 09-10-2011 to 17-10-2011
  • Students Empowerment Programme, 2011 by Faculties from management and industrial fields on Leadership, Decision making, Problem Solving in English from 18-10-2011 to 25-10-2011
  • Success Chalisa - All Karnataka Uth Camp with Swami Hamsananda and Br. Sujay Chaitanya on Sadhana Panchakam in English from 29-10-2011 to 01-11-2011
  • Yoga camp by Yogacharya Saji on Yoga methods in English from 04-12-2011 to 31-12-2011
  • Acharya Vivek, along with 19 Chyks from various centres of U.S.A. visited and stayed at C.I.F. from 21st-24th Dec 2011, as a part of their 'Chinmaya Inspiration Yatra'.
  • Workshop on Sanskrit Computational Tools to Understand Sanskrit Texts on Sanksheparamayana, Bhagavad Gita, and a sample from Raghuvamsha will be used as sample reading material from 22-12-2011 to 27-12-2011
 

2012

  • Amrita Bindu Upanishad Camp with Swamini Gayanandaji on Amrita Bindu Upanishad, Dhanyashtakam, Life of Sankara in Marathi from 02-02-2012 to 07-02-2012
  • Yoga Therapy Camp by Yogacharya Saji on Therapy methods in English from 10-02-2012 to 10-03-2012
  • State Conference of Youth Wing of Kerala Brahmana Samaj from 11-02-2012 to 12-02-2012
  • Ashtavakra Gita Camp by Swamini Niranjananandaji in English from 01-03-2012 to 31-03-2012
  • Painting workshop for College Students Organised by Kerala Lalitha Kala Academy in Malayalam from 20-03-2012 to 22-03-2012
  • Two-day programme by Indian Institute of Transactional Analysis in English from 24-03-2012 to 25-03-2012
  • Sanskrit in 21st Century with Experts in the respective areas on various topics like - Formal Education, Sanskrit in Public Life, Sanskrit in Foreign Countries, Women and Sanskrit in English from 27-03-2012 to 28-03-2012
  • Students Empowerment Programme, 2012 Organised by Chinmaya Institute of Technology, Kannur – value empowerment sessions, workshops, games as a part of it's MCA students refresh training programme from 29-03-2012 to 04-04-2012
  • The age old traditional annual festival in the Swayambhoo Ayyappa Temple in Adi Sankara Nilayam, Veliyanad on Uthram in the Malayalam month Meenam(March- April),which is the Janma Nakshatra of Lord Ayyappa was being celebrated, but discontinued some forty years back, was revived last year. This year Uthram Nakshatra fell on 5th of April
  • State Level Study camp of Bharathiya Vichara Kendram, Trivandrum on Various topics of social and cultural importance from 06-04-2012 to 08-04-2012
  • Chinmaya Yuva Kendra, Adi Sankara Nilayam organized a four-day Residential Camp for Teenagers called "Mind Rocks" from 9th to 12th April 2012
  • 'Chinmaya International Foundation' and 'School of Vedic Maths' jointly organized a 5-day residential camp 'Vedic Mathrix – Origins' for anyone above 13 years of age from 16th – 20th April, 2012
  • Easy Sanskrit Camp with Swami Ramakrishnananda from 21-04-2012 to 30-04-2012 at Chinmaya Vibhooti Kolwan
  • Vedic Maths Camp at Chinmaya Internatinal Residential School, Siruvani, Coimbatore by Shri Vinay Nair on Vedic mathematics from 24-04-2012 to 29-04-2012
  • Upanishad Camp with Brni. Vibhhuti Shah on Kaivalya Upanishad in English/Tamil from 26-04-2012 to 01-05-2012
  • Kalasa Puja Celebrations on Gurudev Jayanti on 29-04-2012
  • Vedic Maths Camp at Chinmaya Vidyalaya, Kottayam by Shri Vinay Nair on Vedic Mathematics from 03-05-2012 to 05-05-2012
  • Chinmaya Sadhana Vikasana Shibhiram by Swami Satyanandaji, CM Ernakulam on Jivan Muktananda Lahari in Malayalam from 05-05-2012 to 06-05-2012
  • Meditation programme conducted by 'Art of living', Ernakulam Chapter from 10-05-2012 to 13-05-2012
  • Balavihar Sevaks Training Camp with Brni. Darsika Chaitanya in English from 18-05-2012 to 20-05-2012
  • Vedic Maths Camp at B. C. M. Sr. Sec School, Ludhiana by Shri Vinay Nair on Vedic Mathematics from 20-05-2012 to 24-05-2012
  • Upanishad Camp by Swami Madhavanandaji on Chandogya Upanishad - Chapter 6, Tat Tvam Asi and Upadesa Sara - Acharya - Mr. Narayan Bhatia in English/Hindi from 25-05-2012 to 30-05-2012
  • Vedic Maths Camp at Chinmaya Vidyalaya Tirunelveli - 03-07-2012 to 12-07-2012
  • Academic Camp - A Course in Navya Nyaya Language and Methodology (Level – I) - 02-07-2012 to 13-07-2012
  • Sanskrit Day celebration on 30-07-2012 and 31-07-2012.
  • A two day seminar on "Unpublished Manuscripts of Kerala" on 01-08-2012 and 02-08-2012.
  • Vedic Maths Camp at Chinmaya Vidyalaya, Kannamally from 05-09-2012 to 08-09-2012.
  • Two-day work shop by IITA – Indian Institute of Transactional Analysis from 2012-09-15 to 2012-09-16
  • A programme for house wives by Kerala Lalita Kala Academy from 2012-09-16 to 2012-09-18
  • Chinmaya Adhyatmika Sadhana Shibir in Telugu on Mundaka Upanishad, 15th chapter of Bhagavad Gita, Vedic chanting and Meditation with Br. Akash Chaitanya and Br. Ravi Chaitanya from 2012-09-22 to 2012-09-28
  • Chintech Camp from 2012-10-07 to 2012-10-15
  • Vedic Maths Camp - CV, Nagapattinam from 2012-10-08 to 2012-10-25
  • Chanting and Pooja Camp by Shrestachara Sabha, Calicut from 2012-10-13 to 2012-10-14
  • Sevaks Training programme in Malayalam by Vivekananda Kendram, Trivandrum from 2012-10-22 to 2012-10-28
  • 'Living in Meditation' – camp on Meditation practices with Swami Tejomayananda and Swamini Vimalananda from 2012-11-07 to 2012-11-11
  • 'Celebrate Life - A Two-day Seminar For the Family' with Swami Tejomayananda from 2012-11-14 to 2012-11-15
  • Vedic Maths Camp - CV, Kalladathur from 2012-11-15 to 2012-11-21
  • Sanskrit Teachers Training programme for all Kerala Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan Sanskrit Teachers.with Swami Ramakrishnananda from 2012-11-17 to 2012-11-17 at Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, Calicut
  • Indian Philosophical Tradition and Western Philosophical Methods from 2012-11-21 to 2012-11-30
  • 'Ancient Indian Mathematics for Modern Times' – camp on Ancient Mathematics by Shri. Venugopal Heroor, Shri Venkata Subbarao from 2012-11-23 to 2012-11-25
  • Yoga Teacher Training Course by The International Vasishta Yoga Reasearch Foundation from 2012-12-05 to 2012-12-31
  • Educational Tour by CV Pallavur from 2012-12-08 to 2012-12-09
  • Special lecture on Sanskrit Research Today by Prof. Ashok Narhar Aklujkar on 2012-12-14
  • Workshop on Emotional Freedom by Mr. Anil Easwaramangalam from 2012-12-15 to 2012-12-16
 

2013

  • 'Happiness is Me' - Camp in HIndi on Mundakopanishad by Swami Advaitananda from 2013-01-11 to 2013-01-16
  • Lakshminarayana Yagna and Pooja on 2013-01-14
  • Sreshtacharya Sabha from 2013-02-08 to 2013-02-09
  • Advanced Yoga Teacher Training Camp from 2013-02-11 to 2013-03-10 by Acharya Saji of The International Vasishta Yoga Reasearch Foundation.
  • A Course in Navya Nyaya Language and Methodology (Level – II) from 2013-02-11 to 2013-02-23
  • Educational Tour by CV Pallavur from 2013-02-16 to 2013-02-17
  • Chinmaya International Foundation Shodha Sansthan Day Celebrations on 2013-02-24
  • Kulasekhara Theatre Festival from 2013-02-26 to 2013-03-02
  • Vedic Maths Camp - CV, Kottayam from 2013-03-18 to 2013-03-23
  • Uthram Mahotsavam - Annual Temple Festival on 2013-03-27 to 2013-03-27
  • A Balvihar camp titled "Beauty of Wisdom" was organized under the guidance of Yuvaveer Sudheesh, Yuvaveer Vipindas and Yuvaveer Dasan from 15 Nilayam.
  • Chinmaya Yuvakendra, Adi Sankara Nilayam organized a residential camp for teenagers, titled "Chinmaya T-Hub" from 5th-11th April 2013 under the guidance of Br. Dhruva Chaitanya.
  • Chinmaya International Foundation celebrated Adi Sankara Jayanti on 15 Melpazhur Mana.