Our Mission

Bala Vihar

Chinmaya Mission Portland conducts classes and activities for children from birth to Grade 12 on Hindu culture, based on the universal philosophy of Advaita Vedanta.
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Hindi Curriculum

Hindi Curriculum

The Chinmaya Mission Hindi classes are the best sought out classes for Hindi language in the Greater Portland area, offering to all levels of students!
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Adult Study Groups

Adult Study Groups

The study group syllabus was designed by Pujya Gurudev Swami Chinmayananda so that even a beginner in scriptural studies could follow the curriculum without feeling overwhelmed.

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Chinmaya Swaranjali

Inspired by Guruji Tejomayanda’s devotional singing and with Pujya Swami Swaroopananaji’s blessings, Chinmaya Mission Portland conducts a Chinmaya Swaranjali program (Choir).
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Welcome to Chinmaya Haridwar!

Pujya Guruji Swami Tejomayananda named our center as Chinmaya Haridwar on June 18th, 2013.  Haridwar means “Gateway to God”.  The presiding deity of Chinmaya Haridwar is Madhur Krishna.

October 2nd is an important day for us, it was the day we honored one of the most integrated personalities of our times, Mahatma Gandhi, and, it was on 2nd October 2013 when Chinmaya Mission Portland’s petition for the Conditional Use Permit for our new building was unanimously approved by the Planning and Zoning Hearings board for the City of Hillsboro.

When Guruji was informed of the approval, he congratulated all of us and declared “the Port to the Lord is now open!”.

Chinmaya Mission

Chinmaya Mission was founded in 1953 by His Holiness Swami Chinmayananda. The devotees formed the nucleus of a spiritual renaissance movement that now encompasses a wide range of spiritual, educational, and charitable activities, ennobling the lives of thousands in India and worldwide.

Presently headed by His Holiness Swami Swaroopananda, the Mission has continued mushrooming across the globe and stands today with over 300 centers worldwide.

Mission Statement

To provide to individuals from any background, the wisdom of Vedanta and the practical means for spiritual growth and happiness, enabling them to become positive contributors to society.

Chinmaya Mission Portland

Chinmaya Haridwar is located at 3551 NE John Olsen Ave, Hillsboro, OR 97124. Activities include Balavihar for children, infancy through 18 years of age, CHYK (Chinmaya Yuva Kendra) groups for young adults and study groups for adults.

Non-Discrimination Policy

Chinmaya Mission does not exclude, deny benefits to, or otherwise discriminate against any person on the ground of race, color, national origin, age, sex, religion or disability in admission to, participation in, or receipt of the services and benefits of any of its programs and activities or in employment therein, whether carried out by Chinmaya Mission directly or through a contractor or any other entity with whom the Chinmaya Mission arranges to carry out its programs and activities.


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