Ashrams and Temples

Ashrams and Temples

Chinmaya Mission’s 35 ashrams around the world are places of spiritual practice and rejuvenation, hosting long-term Vedanta courses and spiritual camps. Chinmaya Mission also runs more than 80 temples.

Chinmaya International Foundation (CIF)

Chinmaya International Foundation (CIF)

A unique centre of academic research for advanced study of Sanskrit and Indology. Established at the maternal home of Adi Sankaracharya in Kerala, CIF is engaged in many pioneering activities.

Chinmaya Education Institutes (CVP)

Chinmaya Education Institutes (CVP)

The Chinmaya Education Movement comprises more than 80 schools and 8 colleges including management institutes and a top international residential school.

Rural development (CORD)

Rural development (CORD)

CORD transforms the lives of thousands living in rural poverty through a grassroots, transformational and integrated approach. Working across more than 650 villages, it is the social service arm of Chinmaya Mission. Chinmaya Mission also runs a hospital and institute of nursing in Bangalore.

Chinmaya Vibhooti

Chinmaya Vibhooti

Spanning over 70 acres and surrounded by mountains in Kolwan, Maharashtra, lays Chinmaya Vibhooti, a grand training and retreat centre, primarily for sevaks (volunteers) of Chinmaya Mission.

Chinmaya Naada Bindu (CNB)

Chinmaya Naada Bindu (CNB)

Based at Chinmaya Vibhooti in Kolwan, this state-of-the-art residential training school of Indian Classical Music and Dance provides a vibrant atmosphere for students and established artists.