Om Chanting Program

Let us inspire children and ourselves to develop love for chanting, the Lord, and interest in the great wisdom of this ancient tradition through chanting!

Brought to you by to the love, inspiration and guidance of our Pujya Gurudev Swami Chinmayanadaji.

Registration: Here
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Sevak Contacts: Sindhu and Pooja – omchanting@chinmayatoronto.org

WHAT
A great opportunity for children (5+) and adults to learn our sacred prayers and famous shlokas. This program is open to all who may be interested.

For Bala Vihar families, children are already learning most of these chants in their respective classes. This program will award children who put in a little extra effort to fluently learn / memorize the various chants. Register now to participate!

HOW TO REGISTER?

    1. Register here.
    2. Join our WhatsApp group, through the link provided after registration. All communication will be sent through this group.

ABOUT THE AWARDS
By registering, each child will get their PERSONALIZED FRAMED AWARD PORTFOLIO for displaying their awards, and be given ribbons and medals as they progress.
Please Note: The first two ribbons (Foundation 1 and Foundation 2) must be earned first before becoming eligible to add more ribbons or awards to their portfolio. These first two ribbons constitute basic universal and daily prayers.

WHAT WILL BE TAUGHT?
Various prayers starting with basic invocation, daily, and devata prayers, all the way up to Vishnu Sahasranaama, Vedic chanting and famous shlokas from Bhagavad Gita! Please see the table below for details.

HOW WILL PARTICIPANTS LEARN?

    1. Children of Chinmaya Toronto Bala Vihar will learn in their weekly classes.
    2. Tutoring classes are open to all, focusing on basic prayers. Interested Om Chanting participants will be contacted with further details.
    3. Learn on your own through audio and PDF resources on our website.
    4. Special classes will be offered periodically for longer chants (i.e. Vishnu Sahasranaama) – these will earn special medals.

COST
The program is FREE, EXCEPT FOR THE COST OF THE FRAME. Details on the registration form.

RESOURCES

AWARDS NAME STOTRAMS/SHLOKAS PDF AUDIO When is this taught?(Bala Vihar: BV)
Om Award Foundation 1: Assembly Prayers (Must Earn first) Assembly Prayers Assembly Prayers Tutoring Classes &BV Assembly
Discipline Award Foundation 2: Daily Prayers  (Must Earn first) Daily Prayers Daily Prayers Tutoring Classes & BV: SK/Gr 1
Invocation Award Foundation 3: Devata Prayers Devata Prayers Devata Prayers Tutoring Classes & BV: SK/Gr 1
Sweetness Award Madhurashtakam, Dhyana Shlokas, Bhajan of your choice Coming soon Coming soon BV: Gr2/Gr3
Mahaveera Award Hanuman Chalisa, Dhyana Shloka Coming soon Coming soon BV: Gr2/Gr3
Grace Award Guru Stotram, Dhyana Shlokas Coming soon Coming soon BV: Gr4/Gr5
Auspicious Award Shiva PanchAkshara Stotram, Lingashtakam Coming soon Coming soon BV: Gr4/Gr5
Dharma Award Rama Stuti, Vibhishana Gita Coming soon Coming soon BV: Gr6/Gr7
Master of Obstacles Award Ganesha Pancharatnam, Vedic Shaanti Paaths Coming soon Coming soon BV: Gr6/Gr7/
  BV: Gr8/Gr9
Purity & Power Award Bhagavad Geeta Dhyanam, select famous verses from Bhagavad Gita Coming soon Coming soon BV Gr8-Gr12
Vishnu Award (Medal) Vishnu Sahasranama Coming soon Coming soon Tutoring Classes (TBA)
Love & Wisdom Award (Medal) Tulasi Ramayana & Kabir Dohas Coming soon Coming soon Tutoring Classes (TBA)
Vairagya Award (Medal) Bhaja Govindam Coming soon Coming soon Tutoring Classes (TBA)