CHINMAYA SURABHI 2018
At Chinmaya Mission Tri-State Center, we conduct an annual fundraising program called Chinmaya Surabhi. For 2018, Chinmaya Surabhi will be conducted on December 1st at Royal Albert Palace, Edison, NJ. Please join us without fail. You can get your seat tickets by replying to this email or from Chinmaya Sevaks.
In 2018, we are raising funds in the following three categories:
We are creating a world-class university that uses Indian Knowledge Traditions as the foundation. We teach our students to navigate disagreements, debating, dialoguing and allowing multiple points of view to just be. We ensure that our students not only get good jobs but also pursue their personal interests with passion while productively contributing to society. Chinmaya University main campus is located in Kochi, Kerala, India.
Here is how you can contribute:
- Sponsor a student for 3-year Bachelors degree or 5-year Masters degree. The cost is $3,000 per student per year.
- Contribute $1,000 $5,000, $10,000 or $25,000 or any amount toward an endowed chair in the name of Swami Shantananda and Swami Siddhananda
With the inauguration of our Ashram in Cranbury, NJ in 2014, we have a grown to a bustling center catering to our community with a variety of programs. We conduct Balavihar program for children, Vedantic teaching for the adults. We organize numerous learning sessions on Upanishads, Gita, and other Hindu Scriptures. We host several world-renowned teachers to conduct Jnana Yagnas; we invite well-known artists to give cultural performances.
Through our annual Surabhi fundraising, we have reduced our initial mortgage and loans from $3.3M in 2014 to $1.9M today. We need your help to further reduce this loan commitment so that we do not leave an outstanding mortgage for our children.
Here is how you can help today to repay our loan with a contribution of:
- Any other amount
Please note: Annual Balavihar fees collected goes towards maintenance costs for our Class A building. We need to fund raise through Surabhi in order to service our mortgage and reduce our loan.
We are embarking on an exciting new mission to build our own Heritage Center named as Chinmaya Ramdoot in Bridgewater/Basking Ridge area. This center has become essential in this area to effectively serve the needs of the increasing Indian population in Northern NJ. The center will become the central place for all activities including Balavihar classes, youth and senior citizen activities, music events, yoga immersion camps, meditation, language classes and a common place for celebrating our religious and cultural events. Towards this initiative we are raising initial building fund of $1,000,000 which will be utilized for acquisition of the property. Be a sponsor:
- Partner – $25,000
- Patron – $10,000
- Friend – $5,000
- Parivar – $1,200
- Donor – $500