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Chinmaya Mission Australia

Chinmaya Mission in Sydney has been running activities since 1979. Our Chinmaya Sannidhi ashram was established in Castle Hill in 2004. Since then it has been home to a multitude of classes run for all ages. Classes include Shishuvihar, Balavihar, Junior CHYK(Chinmaya Yuva Kendra) , CHYK, devi groups and adult study groups. After its brand new renovations in 2015 and inauguration by Swami Tejomayananda in the same year, Chinmaya Sannidhi is fully equipped as a community facility in New South Wales and is continuing to run retreats, workshops, festivals and other public events.


Chinmaya Mission follows the Vedic teacher-student tradition (guru-shishya parampara) and makes available the ageless wisdom of Advaita Vedanta, the knowledge of universal oneness, providing the tools to realize the wisdom in one’s life.

Vedanta, the essential core of Hinduism, is the universal science of life, relevant to all people of all backgrounds and faiths. Vedanta inspires seekers to understand their own faith better. Thus, although Chinmaya Mission is a Hindu organisation, it does not seek to convert other religious practitioners.

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 classical art forms and operates numerous social service projects. To date, millions worldwide have benefitted directly or indirectly from Chinmaya Mission’s numerous centres, ashrams, classes, events, services and projects.