ANDOVER, MA-Chinmaya Mission Boston this month published a 28-page souvenir to on the occasion of Swami Chinmayananda’s birth centenary year and Swami Tejomayanands’s visit to Boston. The souvenir was published in conjunction with the July issue of INDIA New England News, the region’s largest and oldest print, online and video magazine. Click here to read the souvenir.
The souvenir starts with a message from Swami Tejomayananda to Chinmaya Mission families of Boston.
“I am pleased to know that our Chinmaya Mission Boston sevakas have devotedly organized evening talks on July 21-26 on Bhagavad Gita for Daily Living, and morning talks on July 23-24 on Guru, the Guiding Light and Roles and Goals,” said Swami Tejomayananda. “The fact that the teachings of Shrimad Bhagvad Gita are sought by laymen, researched by scholars, studied by aspirants, and lived and taught by saints, clearly reveals how relevant these teachings are event in modern day.”
The souvenir also contains messages from Swami Shantananda, Chinmaya Mission Boston supporters like Abha and Anil Singhal and Jaishree and Gururaj Deshpande.
“During our association with Chinmaya Mission Boston in the past decade, we have witnessed the huge impact the Center has made on the Greater Boston community,” said Singhals. “The Center has grown thanks to a large number of volunteers’ help and support. Bala Vihar program, Maruti Temple, Cultural classes and events, and Spiritual discourses are just a few of the Center’s offerings that have brought a huge value to our community.”
Deshpandes said that Chinmaya Mission Boston has impacted hundreds of families in the Greater Boston region.
“We are very proud of our association with Chinmaya Mission Boston,” Deshpandes said in their message. “It is nice to see that the Center has come a long way and has successfully implemented Pujya Gurudev’s vision for Boston.”
Other features in the souvenir include Chinmaya Mission Boston’s timeline, an account of Swami Chinmayanada’s centenary celebrations in Boston in both texts and photos, and various other articles.