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Upcoming events


Devī Māhātmyam with Swami Sharadananda Sarasvati, Acharya CIF

Connect with the Compassionate, Cosmic Mother

April 4-9, 2017 (guests to arrive by 3rd April as inauguration in the morning on 4th, and leave on 10th as Uttaram Mahotsavam will be celebrated on 9th)

Camp Highlights:

  • Participants will learn to chant Devī-māhātmyam
  • Gain Glimpses of the Glories of the Cosmic Mother
  • Learn to conduct a simple Devī pūjā at home
  • Guided Meditation
  • The detailed story of Devi Mahatmyam
  • Spiritual and Symbolic meaning of this Scripture. 
  • Celebrate Uttaram Mahotsavam – joyous celebration of Lord Ayyappa’s festival on April 9, 2017

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Event Start Date 04-04-2017
Event End Date 09-04-2017
Acharya Swami Sharadananda
Text/Subject Devi Mahatmyam
Language English

Ādi Śaṅkara Mahotsavam


  • Hastāmalaka Stotram with Swami Advayananda, Acharya CIF. Hastāmalaka Stotram is a profound Vedantic composition by Sri Hastamalaka, one of the four prominent disciples of Sri Adi Sankara, in reply to his Master's query, "Who are you?". In this text, the Master unfolds the subtle Truth that indicates that the Jīva, Jagat and Īśvara are none other than one's own Self.
  • Śiṣya-anuśāsanam of Taittirīya Upaniṣad with Swami Sharadananda Sarasvati, Acharya CIF. In this session, Swamiji will reveal the wonders of this ancient convocation address that motivates the disciples of the Gurukula to live an inspired life for the prosperity and joy of the entire community.

Camp Highlights

  • Celebrating Śrī Ādi Śaṅkara Jayanti and Nakṣatra birthday of Pujya Gurudev Swami Chinmayananda

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Event Start Date 28-04-2017
Event End Date 03-05-2017
Acharya Swami Advayananad, Swami Sharadananda
Text/Subject Ādi Śaṅkarācārya’s Commentary on the composition ‘Hastāmalakīyam’ with Swami Advayananda,  Śiṣya-anuśāsanam of Taittirīya Upaniṣad with Swami Sharadananda
Language English

Camp Highlights

  • Linear and Quadratic Equations
  • Non-routine problem-solving
  • Triplets, Construction of rational figures, Geometric-algebra
  • Linear indeterminate equations
  • History of Indian Mathematicians, Group Discussions, Debates, Indoor & Outdoor Games
Event Start Date 17-04-2017
Event End Date 21-04-2017
Acharya Vinay Nair
Text/Subject Ancient Indian Mathematics
Language English

SIMPLI5 - Mathematics and Music

Camp Highlights

  • Permutations and Combinations in Poetry, Music and Dance
  • History and Development of Combinatorics
  • Katapayadi Number System and Bhuta Sankhya (Vedic Numerical Code)
  • History and Development of Mathematics in India
  • Group Discussions, Debates, Indoor & Outdoor Games
Event Start Date 02-05-2017
Event End Date 06-05-2017
Acharya Vinay Nair
Text/Subject Ancient Indian Mathematics
Language English


Chinmaya Maauli Ashram, Pune

Camp Highlights

  • Faster calculation techniques
  • Learning through pattern-observations
  • Multiple ways of solving problems
  • Puzzles, Group Discussions, Debates, Games
Event Start Date 25-04-2017
Event End Date 28-04-2017
Acharya Vinay Nair
Text/Subject Ancient Indian Mathematics
Language English

Camp Highlights -

Movie Workshop


Festival Celebrations

Bhajan Sessions

Creative Corner

Vedic Chanting

Spoken Sanskrit

and more...

Event Start Date 10-04-2017
Event End Date 13-04-2017
Acharya Yuvaveers from Chinmaya Yuva Kendra
Text/Subject Balvihar Summer Camp
Language English, Malayalam


  • Introduction to the works of Vālmīki, Vyāsa, and Kālidāsa: the basis of Indian knowledge traditions
    • Underlying philosophy of Epic Culture
    • Guṇa, Dharma, Nīti (values, morals and ethics) in Indian epic tradition
    • Epics as practical examples of the theories of Indian śāstras
  • Influence of these masters from pre-history to the present
    • The fabric of pan-Indian society
    • Living Traditions: ™from governance to economics, from concepts of Divinity to symbolism in rituals, from festivals to language expressions
  • Introduction to Guṇāḍhya, the composer of the Bṛhatkathā
  • Art expresses Philosophy &Philosophy as Art
    • Inspiration Source for art expressions: ™regional Indian literature, music , dance, theater, storytelling & puppetry traditions, painting, sculpture, movies, ™tele-serials™, diverse media
  • Journey of exploration through lectures, lec-dems, performances.
  • Cultural site trip
Event Start Date 17-06-2017
Event End Date 26-06-2017
Acharya Resource Faculty: Arjun Bharadwaj, Shashi Kiran B. N.
Text/Subject The immortal literary works of Vālmīki, Vyāsa, and Kālidāsa.
Language English