- Prior year CMBV students will be in the same class as prior year. New students will be placed as given below. Classes
may be further split or combined to accomodate registering students.
- All NEW students will receive a CMBV bag and a My Prayers book.
- All workbooks given are placed in students' binders.
(Prior Dhruva Students + New Students in Grades KG-5): Lavina Sachanandani
-Bala Bhagavatam: Krishna Lila & 24 Preceptors
Books: - Per Family (not given if family received in prior years): Bala Ramayana, Bala Bhagavatam - Per Student: Bala Bhagavatam Workbook 2
Optional/Recommended for Purchase: Bala Ramayana $10, Balvihar children's full-color monthly magazine delivered to your home ($50/year) and filled with spiritual and moral stories/Indian culture/history/jokes/games and more, Amar Chitra Katha (ACK) Comic Book Club $10 (see details)
(Prior Prahlada Students + New Students in Grades 6 and up): Adeeti Joshi
Books: - Per Family (not given if family received in prior years): Bala Ramayana, Bala Bhagavatam - Per Student: Mahabharata Workbooks 1 & 2
Recommended for purchase: Balvihar children's full-color monthly magazine delivered to your home ($50/year) and filled with spiritual and moral stories/Indian culture/history/jokes/games and more, Amar Chitra Katha (ACK) Comic Book Club $10 (see details)
Chinmaya Study Group for Adults (free, open to all): Manoj Sachanandani
Text: Upadesha Sara
The Vedanta Study Group for adults is free and open to the entire community. The Study Group resumes the second day of classes in September. All Study Group students are required to purchase the text ($6).
Amar Chitra Katha (ACK) Comic Book Club
For only $10 for the entire CMBV year, a member takes home 2 new and different ACK comics each week after the returning the prior week's comics, if any. Amar Chitra Katha comics are a living foundation of Indian culture. The titles cover the glories, saints, leaders, folk tales, epics, and scriptures of India, sharing knowledge, morals, wisdom, and devotion.
Materials to be brought to every class
Book Bag (new students will receive a free Chinmaya Bala
Vihar book bag)
Required textbooks and workbooks
White binder with clear plastic front/back outer covers
8.5 x 11 paper (~20 pages)
2 pens/2 pencils
Coloring Pencils (Maruti and Dhruva Classes only)
and comfortable clothing; no sleeveless tops
1) Complete and submit the online CMBV Registration Form. Mail your payment as instructed on the Form.
Registration for 2017-18
2) Review these materials online and in your child's CMBV binder:
specific questions, e-mail us or call Lavina at (941) 966-1824. Hari Om.