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Main Contact: Vinita Kumar, (561) 400-1120

CMBV: Grades PK-12   

CMBV Class: Sundays, 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m. 

Chinmaya Adult Study Group: Sundays, 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m. 

Spoken Hindi Class online via Zoom: Sundays, 6:00-6:30 p.m.

Location: Loggers Run Middle School, 11584 W Palmetto Park Rd, Boca Raton 33428

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Classes and Syllabi for 2017-18

- 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, a CMBV binder, and a My Prayers book.

- All workbooks given are placed in students' binders.

Maruti (Prior Maruti Students + New Students in Grades PK-2): Shubha Gupta, Sindhu Nathan
     -My Prayers
     -Hanuman Chalisa
     -Hanumanji

Books:     - Per Family (not given if family received in prior years): Bala Ramayana          - Per Student: Hanumanji Workbook, BV Book of Hanuman Chalisa

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)

 

Dhruva (Prior Dhruva Students + New Students in Grade 3-5): Sirisha Kudumala
     -My Prayers
     -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

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)

 

Prahlada (Prior Prahlada Students + New Students in Grades 6-8): Anand Venkatachalam
     -My Prayers
     -PO Box Mr. GOD
     -Secret of Action
     -I Love You Letters

Books:     - Per Family (not given if family received in prior years): Bala Ramayana, Bala Bhagavatam, Secret of Action, I Love You Letters      - Per Student: PO Box Verses

Recommended for Purchase: Symbolism in Hinduism $10, Hanumanji $8, 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)

 

Shabari (Prior Shabari Students + New Students in Grades 9-12): Ajoy Kumar
     -My Prayers
     -PO Box Mr. GOD
     -India, the Sacred Land

Books:     - Per Family (not given if family received in prior years): Bala Ramayana, Bala Bhagavatam, Awakening Indians to India      - Per Student: PO Box Verses

Recommended for Purchase: Mahabharata Workbooks 1&2 $30, 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)

 

Spoken Hindi via Zoom
Sundays, 6:00-6:30 p.m.
Each student must complete the assigned homework every week. Recommended for kids grades 2 and up; younger students will need to study and complete homework with their parents.

 

Chinmaya Study Group (for adults; free; open to all): Sanjay Kumar
Required Text for each attending student: Kenopanishad $10 (place order on first day)
Click here to see additional Study Groups in your area.

 

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.

 


Class 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)

Dress Code
Modest and comfortable clothing; no sleeveless tops

 


To Register:

1) Complete and submit the online CMBV Registration Form. Mail your payment as instructed on the Form. Late fees apply based on receipt of payment, not online registration.

2)  Review these materials online and in your child's CMBV binder:

         

For specific questions, e-mail us. Hari Om.

 



 

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