• Chinmaya Mission’s Vedanta institutes for spiritual studies were named by founder Swami Chinmayananda as ‘Sandeepany’-s (pronounced saan-dee-panee). He said, ‘Sandeepany symbolizes the perfect kindling and the kindling of Perfection in the hearts of men.’ In ancient times, the great sage, Maharishi Sandeepani, headed a gurukula, where spiritual knowledge, scriptural teachings, martial arts, and all aspects of learning were imparted to resident disciples. Gurukulas were much more than today’s boarding school and the students stayed u>>Read More
  • Chinmaya International Foundation (CIF), the Academia of Sanskrit Research and Indic Studies, is the research wing of the Chinmaya Mission Worldwide. It is a centre of excellence for the study, research and dissemination of knowledge in the areas of Indian philosophy, culture, art and science, business management, both modern and ancient. Established in the year 1989, CIF is housed in Adi Sankara Nilayam, the hallowed maternal birth home of the great saint, savant and philosopher Sri Adi Sankara. Located in a small hamlet, Veliyanad, in Ernakul>>Read More
  • Chinmaya Mission Hospital (CMH) located at Indira Nagar, in the cosmopolitan city of Bengaluru, India, has been serving all sections of society and surpassing all language barriers. With the help of nearly 100 consulting specialists, it offers quality medical care for all: a saga of Commitment and Mission. It is an ISO 9001:2008 Certified Hospital run under the aegis of the Karnataka Chinmaya Seva Trust. Mission Statement To provide prompt, humane Patient Care at affordable cost in all fields of medicine and surgery to all strata of society. V>>Read More
  • Swami Chinmayananda’s love for the arts, and his vision of a cultural renaissance, inspired Swami Tejomayananda to envisage Chinmaya Naada Bindu (CNB), a residential Gurukul for Indian Performing Arts which was inaugurated on September 13, 2009. Situated in Kolwan, near Pune, with a mighty backdrop of the Sahyadri mountain ranges, Chinmaya Naada Bindu offers a welcome setting for students, practitioners, artists and scholars from all over the world. The main art forms presently taught are Hindustani Vocal, Hindustani Flute, Bharatanatyam and >>Read More
  • The  Chinmaya  Institute  of  Nursing (CHIN)  is  a  sister  institution of the Chinmaya Mission Hospital (CMH),  under  the  Karnataka  Chinmaya  Seva  Trust. It  was  started  in  1985  under  the  inspiration  and  guidance  of  Dr.  Susheela Purushothaman. The  three-year  Diploma  Course  in  Nursing  and  Midwifery  recognised  by  the  Indian  Nursing  Council  and  Karnataka  Nursing Council commenced in 1986. The intake is 30 students per year. They receive clinical training at the Chinmaya Mis>>Read More
  • Chinmaya Vishwa Vidyapeeth (CVV) is a deemed to be university under the ‘de novo’ category recognised by the University Grants Commission (UGC). The university was established in 2016 by the Chinmaya Mission, a worldwide organisation founded by Swami Chinmayananda, and is located in Ernakulam, Kerala, India. It has its headquarters at the Chinmaya International Foundation (Adi Sankara Nilayam, Ernakulam) and has been established as a torchbearer for the preservation of India’s cultural heritage and knowledge traditions through hig>>Read More