Chinmaya Mission New Zealand

Our Mission Statement: To provide to individuals from any background, the wisdom of Vedanta and the practical means for spiritual growth and happiness, enabling them to become positive contributors to society.

Our Wings

From children to senior citizens, Chinmaya Mission New Zealand’s various wings cater to different ages and aspects of spiritual development.

How we make a difference

As a spiritual movement that aims for inner growth at individual and collective levels, the mission offers a wide array of Vedanta study forums for all ages, promotes Indian art forms and operates numerous social service projects.

To date, millions worldwide have benefited directly or indirectly from Chinmaya Mission’s numerous centres, ashrams, classes, events, services and projects.

What is CHYK?

Harnessing youth potential through dynamic spirituality

CHYK is the youth wing (18-35 years) of the Chinmaya Mission, dedicated to the study and dissemination of Vedanta. Through classes, seminars, and literature, enquiring young minds from all backgrounds explore this ancient knowledge, learn how to incorporate it into their fast-paced lives and discover the clarity, efficiency, and contentment that they seek. Vedanta is the philosophy enshrined in the Bhagavad Geeta and Upanishads. It's timeless wisdom helps us to discover answers to these fundamental questions through logic and reason. The CHYK class is a forum for discussion and reflection on essential questions which tend to slip our awareness on a day-to-day level.

The stories, games, celebration of festivals and creative activities enable children to connect with Indian culture in an engaging way. The Sanskrit prayers, bhajans and chanting give them a solid grounding in Hindu culture and the eternal values presented in story form are drawn from the vast gamut of Indian Scripture.

Highlights of Balvihar
  • Inculcating values, morals and ethics
  • Instilling mutual respect and discipline
  • Structured curriculum
  • Knowledge in a safe, loving & fun environment


Provide cultural grounding for children and teenagers growing up in the modern world

How We Make a Difference


Centres Worldwide



Millions of Lives Transformed Worldwide

Upcoming Events

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Guru Poornima Celebration

EVENT DESCRIPTION Book Now Guru Poornima Celebration , in the presence of Pujya Guruji Swami Tejomayananda and Pujya Swami Swaroopananda Time Duration:  07.00 AM - 08.00 AM : Paduka Pooja 09.00 AM - 10.45 AM : Guru Geeta Parayan 11.30 AM - 12.30 PM : Bhajans and Felicitations 04.30 PM - 06.00 PM : Bhakti … Continue reading Guru Poornima Celebration
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Glory of the Guru

EVENT DESCRIPTION Book Now Glory of the Guru , Guru Poornima Camp at Sandeepany Sadhanalaya, Powai, Mumbai, India. HIGHLIGHTS: Talks by Swami Swaroopananda on Shri Adi Sankara’s Dakshinamurthy Stotram. Snippets on Guru by Pujya Gurudev Swami Chinmayananda. Guru Poornima with Pujya Guruji Swami Tejomayananda and Pujya   SwamiSwaroopananda. Vande Nityam Gurum Shivam - Bhakti Sangeet Mala with … Continue reading Glory of the Guru
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EVENT DESCRIPTION Book Now Learn the techniques for meditation in Seven Thursday evenings. To rise above our identifications with our limited mind and intellect by a conscious contemplative flight, is the only method of awakening into truth and reaching the higher Consciousness. In this seven-week course, Swamini Amritananda will guide you to focus your mind … Continue reading MEDITATON
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National Youth Camp : Cancelled due to Coronavirus disease (COVID-19)

EVENT DESCRIPTION - Cancelled due to Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Book Now A Masterclass to begin your quest with the Yaksha Prashna. Become conscious of the quantum that you are. We are thrilled to invite you to the first ever Chyk Camp with Swami Swaroopanandaji in New Zealand on the Yaksha Prashna episode from the great Mahabharata. … Continue reading National Youth Camp : Cancelled due to Coronavirus disease (COVID-19)