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Chinmaya Mahasamadhi Camp 2023

July 29 @ 3:00 pm August 3 @ 12:00 pm

Click here for the Mahasamadhi Camp FAQ.

Did you miss the in-person Mahasamadhi Camp for the last three years?  Did you miss the in-person Satsang with our Swamins & Brahmacharins?  Did you miss the inspirational stories about our Pujya Gurudev shared by His devotees?

Our wait is over; this year the 30th Chinmaya Mahasamadhi Aradhana Camp is returning IN PERSON at…CHICAGO!

Our love and gratitude for Pujya Gurudev Swami Chinmayananda bind us all together as One Chinmaya Family. The annual event which brings our Chinmaya family together to exclusively celebrate His life and legacy is our annual Chinmaya Mahasamadhi Aradhana Camp.

Our respected Swami Swaroopananda will be present in-person leading this 30th MSC along with Swami Shantananda, Swami Sharanananda, Swami Ishwarananda, and Swami Aparajitananda who will be covering inspirational topics and planning activities for the entire family. There will be activities for children from pre-k through grade 8, high schoolers, young adults, and adults.  There will be meditation, workshops, yoga, swaranjali, cultural programs, and of course mouthwatering food.  There will be opportunities to share in devotion and offer seva by participating in Bhiksha, Arati, and Puja.

We just can’t wait to meet again in person and celebrate our Pujya Gurudev.  Register today!

Please register early and book your hotel rooms to ensure you don’t miss this inspirational Chinmaya Mission West event of 2023.

Our camp registration fee is inclusive of daily programs and activities and all meals starting with dinner on July 29- lunch on August 3, 2023. Children must be accompanied by at least one registered adult enrolled in the camp. Each family must book their own overnight accommodations if needed.  Special rates for accommodations have been arranged with Clarion Hotel (attached to camp venue) and Hilton Suites (1/4 mile from a venue with free shuttle to venue).  All details are available on our camp website link below.

Frequently Asked Questions :

Would you like for your entire family to enjoy some relaxed, wholesome, quality time together? How about meeting some like minded people from all around the world?

Chinmaya Mission Mahasamadhi Family Camp is the answer!

What is a Family camp? A family camp is one where every family member gets to participate in activities meant for their age group, enhancing their own well being, growing together, enjoying together.

Why is it called Mahasamadhi Family Camp? This annual family camp hosted by any Chinmaya Mission Center of North America, ends on August 3rd, which is the day our Gurudev, Pujya Swami Chinmayanandaji attained Mahasamadhi. Hence the name.

When and where is the Mahasamadhi Camp (MSC) being held this year? The dates for the Mahasamadhi Camp are July 29 – Aug 3, 2023. This year, the Mahasamadhi Camp is being hosted by Chinmaya Mission Chicago and the venue for the camp is Waterford Banquet & Conference Center, 933 S. Riverside Dr. Elmhurst, IL 60126

What is so special about MSC? Every year, many devotees from around the world gather to bask in the presence and satsangs of many Swamins and Brahmacharins of Chinmaya Mission West. The sessions for adults are being conducted by none other than Pujya Swami Swaroopanandaji, the head of Chinmaya Mission Worldwide.  It is akin to a Kumbha Mela, where all devotees take a dip in the Holy Ganges of Knowledge. Every age group of participants gets to make new friends, that are like minded and inspiring to hand out with.

What about lodging, food etc.? You camp registration includes sumptuous meals, breakfast, lunch and dinner, tea and coffee etc. Lodging needs to be booked via a separate link to the facility.

How can I register? What is the cost? Click here to register for the Mahasamadhi Camp to get all the details.

Are any of our Chinmaya Gurukul families planning to attend? Yes! Let us all go together as a Gurukul family and have some great time together!

Please mark your calendars – July 29th to August 3rd 2023 and let us all spend some quality time together.

33 S. Riverside Dr.
elmhurst, Illinois 60126
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