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.

Registration for 2018-19 is now open.  Here is the renewal form for current members. New members click here. Read about the benefits of becoming a member.


2018-19 Balavihar session start:

CMTC West – Chaska : Sunday, 16 Sep 2018

CMTC East – Woodbury : Saturday, 22 Sep 2018

(Note new east location: East Ridge High School, 4200 Pioneer Drive, Woodbury MN 55129)

Click here to signup for Labor Day Retreat (31 Aug 2018 to 03 Sep 2018with Swami Swaroopananda

Mysteries to be unravelled at the retreat:

  • Enigma of Peace

  • Secret of Happiness

  • Magic of Love

  • Wonder of Meditation

  • Wonder of Wonders (God)

  • Parenting: An art

Click on an image for registration/signup/more information


Aug 21
  • 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm 
    Ganapati puja at Chaska Ashram   Details 

Aug 26
  • 9:00 am - 11:00 am 
    Chaska: Puja, Study group

Aug 28
  • 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm 
    Ganapati puja at Chaska Ashram   Details 

Aug 31
  • 12:00 am - 11:59 pm 
    CMTC Retreat: Swami Swaroopananda   Details 

  • 2018-19 Chaska calendar coming soon…
  • 2018-19 Woodbury calendar coming soon…


Bala Vihar : What it is good for ? 
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YEP America :  Learn, Serve, Grow
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Ganapati Pooja on Tuesdays / Sunday closing
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CMTC Admin Portal

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CMTC assembly opening prayers PDF – Click here

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“Success or achievement is not the final goal. It is the ‘spirit’ in which you act that puts the seal of beauty upon your life.”

– H.H.Swami