Chinmaya Archana Columbus
Chinmaya Mission of Columbus offers weekly BalaVihar classes, adult study groups and language classes in Samskritam. Also regularly conducts discourses on Hindu scriptures, celebrates Hindu festivals, picnics, movie nights with messages and spiritually enriching fun oriented camps. Members contribute to society through programs like blood donation, highway cleanup etc. It also has a library and book store with spiritual scriptures for all ages.
Since its inception in 1996, Chinmaya Mission of Columbus has grown from handful families to over 100 families with guidance from Swami Sharanandaji. It was inaugurated as Chinmaya Archana at present location in 2009 with the blessings of Swami Tejomayandaji. Swami Swaroopanandaji conducted the Bhoomi Puja in 2018 for the new building adjacent to current location.
Chinmaya Archana, the new ashram of CM Columbus, was officially inaugurated by Pujya Guruji Swami Tejomayananda on August 5, 2008 with Lord Narayana & Goddess Lakshmi as the presiding deities.