Chinmaya Sanjeevani - Pittsburgh
Chinmaya Mission Pittsburgh (CMP) was started in 1978 with the inspiration and blessings of Pujya Gurudev Swami Chinmayananda, after his very first Gita jnana yajna in Pittsburgh. Gurudev loved the city’s green, rolling hills and said the merging of the three rivers – Allegheny, Monongahela, and Ohio – reminded him of Prayag. In all, Gurudev conducted two spiritual camps and three Gita jnana yajnas in Pittsburgh.
In 2008, CMP setup its own center at 3817 Northern Pike, Monroeville. Pujya Swami Tejomayanandaji of Chinmaya Mission International advised us to install Hanumanji’s Murthy at this center and named the center Chinmaya Sanjeevani. The center was formally opened on August 3, 2008 by Pujya Swami Tejomayanandaji.
CMP just purchased a new 9-acre site in Mars, PA, very near the beautiful Treesdale neighborhood. We hope to create a new center to spread Vedantic teaching and to serve as place of Indian culture and heritage
Swami Shantananda of CM Tri-State (NY, NJ, PA) conducts talks for CMP devotees at least twice a year. Over the years, he has spoken on a variety of interesting topics and texts, including Rama Gita and Vibhishana Gita. Other CM acharyas who have conducted jnana yajnas at CMP in the past include Pujya Swami Purushottamananda, Swamini Pavitrananda, Swami Dheerananda, Brahmachari Krishna Moorthy, Gaurang Nanavaty-ji, Swami Sharanananda, and Pujya Swamini Saradapriyananda.