With an endless flow of visiting Acharyas, friends, family and plenty of activities for self-development, 'Chinmaya Kirti' in Hendon, north London is more than just a centre. It is an ‘Ashram’, an ashram for the Chinmaya UK family. It is a forum to learn, teach, grow, serve, worship and celebrate – all under one roof.
Chinmaya Vidya Nagari - ‘City of Supreme Knowledge’ (CVN)‘Chinmaya Vidya Nagari’ is our new residential and experiential retreat centre to study, reflect upon and practice Vedanta. It is a visionary project, conceived as a dedication to the founder of Chinmaya Mission, Pujya Gurudev Swami Chinmayananda, to mark the centenary of his birth in 2016. CVN serves as a place and space to practice the knowledge studied in Chinmaya Mission for spiritual aspirants in Europe. As a vision, resource and retreat centre it spans over acres of serene and picturesque landscape, and is located in a peaceful yet accessible part of Oxfordshire. Address: Chinmaya Vidya Nagari, Hanney Road, Steventon, Oxfordshire, OX13 6AP
Activities of CVN:
- Living a ‘sattvic’ spiritual lifestyle (meditation, satsang, seva, yoga, cooking, gardening and contemplative walks)
- Talk, spiritual retreats (camps) and workshops by visiting Acharyas, local Acharyas and Chinmaya Mission sevaks
- Courses, self-study, study groups and lectures by professionals, academics and SMEs from around the world
- Communal seva, encouraging working together in true yagna spirit