Chinmaya Mission Chicago
Badri - A school of Vedantic Studies
11S080 Kingery Hwy, Willowbrook, IL 60527

Bala Vihar / Shishu Vihar Groups

Grade Name Grade Syllabus Textbooks
Dhruva Pre-KG Invocation & Guru Stotram, Daily Prayers, Sankata Nashana Ganesha Stotram, Ganesha Pancharatnam, Stories based on values, Chinmaya Alphabet, Arts, Crafts & Games. Bhagavat Geeta Chapter XVIII ( Shlokas(1-39) recitation My Prayers, Tarangini Volume 1 & 2, Tell me a story – Part I
Prahalada KG Invocation & Guru Stotram, Daily Prayers, Sankata Nashana Ganesha Stotram, Ganesha Pancharatnam, Stories based on values, Chinmaya Alphabet, Arts, Crafts & Games. Bhagavat Geeta Chapter XVIII ( Shlokas(1-39) recitation My Prayers, Tarangini Volume 1 & 2, Tell me a story – Part I
Nachiketa 1 1 Invocation & Guru Stotram, Daily Prayers, Sharada Stotram, Guru Stotram, Stories based on values, Chinmaya Alphabet, Arts, Crafts & Games. Bhagavat Geeta Chapter XVIII ( Shlokas(1-39) recitation Bala Ramayan, My Prayers, Tarangini Volume 3,4,5 & 6, Tell me a story – Part II
Nachiketa 2 2 Invocation & Guru Stotram, Daily Prayers, Sharada Stotram, Guru Stotram, Stories based on values, Chinmaya Alphabet, Arts, Crafts & Games. Bhagavat Geeta Chapter XVIII ( Shlokas(1-39) recitation Bala Ramayan, My Prayers, Tarangini Volume 3,4,5 & 6, Tell me a story – Part II
Shree Rama 1 3 Invocation & Guru Stotram, Daily Prayers, Achyutashtakam, Madhurashtakam, skits/quizzes. Bhagavat Geeta Chapter XVIII ( Shlokas(1-39) recitation Art of god symbolism, Bala Bhagavatam, My Prayers, Pride Goeth before a fall, Tarangini Volume 7
Shree Rama 2 4 Invocation & Guru Stotram, Daily Prayers, Achyutashtakam, Madhurashtakam, skits/quizzes. Bhagavat Geeta Chapter XVIII ( Shlokas(1-39) recitation Art of god symbolism, Bala Bhagavatam, My Prayers, Pride Goeth before a fall, Tarangini Volume 7
Vyasa 1 5 Invocation & Guru Stotram, Daily Prayers, Rama stotram, Guru Paduka stotram, extempore speeches/skits/quizzes,topics from ‘Hindu Culture’. Bhagavat Geeta Chapter XVIII Shlokas(1-39) recitation My Prayers, Parables, Tell me a story – Part 3, Values – Geeta Ch. XII (Shlokas 13-19)
Vyasa 2 6 Invocation & Guru Stotram, Daily Prayers, Rama stotram, Guru Paduka stotram, extempore speeches/skits/quizzes,topics from ‘Hindu Culture’. Bhagavat Geeta Chapter XVIII Shlokas(1-39) recitation My Prayers, Parables, Tell me a story – Part 3, Values – Geeta Ch. XII (Shlokas 13-19)
Shree Krishna 1 7 Invocation & Guru Stotram, Daily Prayers, Lingashtakam, Tapovan Shatkam, Extempore speeches/skits/quizzes. Bhagavat Geeta Chapter XVIII Shlokas(1-39) recitation Hanuman Chalisa, I Love you letters, My Prayers, Values – Geeta Ch. XIII (Shlokas 7-11)
Shree Krishna 2 8 Invocation & Guru Stotram, Daily Prayers, Lingashtakam, Tapovan Shatkam, Extempore speeches/skits/quizzes. Bhagavat Geeta Chapter XVIII Shlokas(1-39) recitation Hanuman Chalisa, I Love you letters, My Prayers, Values – Geeta Ch. XIII (Shlokas 7-11)
Vishwamitra 1 9 Invocation & Guru Stotram, Daily Prayers, Nirvanashatkam, Chinmayashtakam, Extempore Speeches/Skits, Written Assignments, Discussions & Debates. Bhagavat Geeta Chapter XVIII Shlokas(1-39) recitation Hinduism – Frequently asked questions, My Prayers, Self Unfoldment
Vishwamitra 2 10 Invocation & Guru Stotram, Daily Prayers, Nirvanashatkam, Chinmayashtakam, Extempore Speeches/Skits, Written Assignments, Discussions & Debates. Bhagavat Geeta Chapter XVIII Shlokas(1-39) recitation Hinduism – Frequently asked questions, My Prayers, Self Unfoldment
Chinmaya 1 11 Invocation & Guru Stotram, Daily Prayers, Shishyanushasanam, Taitiriya upanishads, Geeta Dyanam. Extempore Speeches/Skits, Written Assignments, Discussions & Debates on current topics. Bhagavat Geeta Chapter XVIII Shlokas(1-39) recitation Gita for Yuva, My Prayers, On Wings & Wheels
Chinmaya 2 12 Invocation & Guru Stotram, Daily Prayers, Shishyanushasanam, Taitiriya upanishads, Geeta Dyanam. Extempore Speeches/Skits, Written Assignments, Discussions & Debates on current topics. Bhagavat Geeta Chapter XVIII Shlokas(1-39) recitation Gita for Yuva, My Prayers, On Wings & Wheels
Grade Name: Dhruva
Grade: Pre-KG
Syllabus: Invocation & Guru Stotram, Daily Prayers, Sankata Nashana Ganesha Stotram, Ganesha Pancharatnam, Stories based on values, Chinmaya Alphabet, Arts, Crafts & Games. Bhagavat Geeta Chapter XVIII ( Shlokas(1-39) recitation
Text Books  My Prayers, Tarangini Volume 1 & 2, Tell me a story – Part I
Grade Name: Prahalada
Grade: KG
Syllabus: Invocation & Guru Stotram, Daily Prayers, Sankata Nashana Ganesha Stotram, Ganesha Pancharatnam, Stories based on values, Chinmaya Alphabet, Arts, Crafts & Games. Bhagavat Geeta Chapter XVIII ( Shlokas(1-39) recitation
Text Books  My Prayers, Tarangini Volume 1 & 2, Tell me a story – Part I
Grade Name: Nachiketa 1
Grade: 1
Syllabus: Invocation & Guru Stotram, Daily Prayers, Sharada Stotram, Guru Stotram, Stories based on values, Chinmaya Alphabet, Arts, Crafts & Games. Bhagavat Geeta Chapter XVIII ( Shlokas(1-39) recitation
Text Books  Bala Ramayan, My Prayers, Tarangini Volume 3,4,5 & 6, Tell me a story – Part II
Grade Name: Nachiketa 2
Grade: 2
Syllabus: Invocation & Guru Stotram, Daily Prayers, Sharada Stotram, Guru Stotram, Stories based on values, Chinmaya Alphabet, Arts, Crafts & Games. Bhagavat Geeta Chapter XVIII ( Shlokas(1-39) recitation
Text Books  Bala Ramayan, My Prayers, Tarangini Volume 3,4,5 & 6, Tell me a story – Part II
Grade Name: Shree Rama 1
Grade: 3
Syllabus: Invocation & Guru Stotram, Daily Prayers, Achyutashtakam, Madhurashtakam, skits/quizzes. Bhagavat Geeta Chapter XVIII ( Shlokas(1-39) recitation
Text Books  Art of god symbolism, Bala Bhagavatam, My Prayers, Pride Goeth before a fall, Tarangini Volume 7
Grade Name: Shree Rama 2
Grade: 4
Syllabus: Invocation & Guru Stotram, Daily Prayers, Achyutashtakam, Madhurashtakam, skits/quizzes. Bhagavat Geeta Chapter XVIII ( Shlokas(1-39) recitation
Text Books  Art of god symbolism, Bala Bhagavatam, My Prayers, Pride Goeth before a fall, Tarangini Volume 7
Grade Name: Vyasa 1
Grade: 5
Syllabus: Invocation & Guru Stotram, Daily Prayers, Rama stotram, Guru Paduka stotram, extempore speeches/skits/quizzes,topics from ‘Hindu Culture’. Bhagavat Geeta Chapter XVIII Shlokas(1-39) recitation
Text Books  My Prayers, Parables, Tell me a story – Part 3, Values – Geeta Ch. XII (Shlokas 13-19)
Grade Name: Vyasa 2
Grade: 6
Syllabus: Invocation & Guru Stotram, Daily Prayers, Rama stotram, Guru Paduka stotram, extempore speeches/skits/quizzes,topics from ‘Hindu Culture’. Bhagavat Geeta Chapter XVIII Shlokas(1-39) recitation
Text Books  My Prayers, Parables, Tell me a story – Part 3, Values – Geeta Ch. XII (Shlokas 13-19)
Grade Name: Shree Krishna 1
Grade: 7
Syllabus: Invocation & Guru Stotram, Daily Prayers, Lingashtakam, Tapovan Shatkam, Extempore speeches/skits/quizzes. Bhagavat Geeta Chapter XVIII Shlokas(1-39) recitation
Text Books  Hanuman Chalisa, I Love you letters, My Prayers, Values – Geeta Ch. XIII (Shlokas 7-11)
Grade Name: Shree Krishna 2
Grade: 8
Syllabus: Invocation & Guru Stotram, Daily Prayers, Lingashtakam, Tapovan Shatkam, Extempore speeches/skits/quizzes. Bhagavat Geeta Chapter XVIII Shlokas(1-39) recitation
Text Books  Hanuman Chalisa, I Love you letters, My Prayers, Values – Geeta Ch. XIII (Shlokas 7-11)
Grade Name: Vishwamitra 1
Grade: 9
Syllabus: Invocation & Guru Stotram, Daily Prayers, Nirvanashatkam, Chinmayashtakam, Extempore Speeches/Skits, Written Assignments, Discussions & Debates. Bhagavat Geeta Chapter XVIII Shlokas(1-39) recitation
Text Books  Hinduism – Frequently asked questions, My Prayers, Self Unfoldment
Grade Name: Vishwamitra 2
Grade: 10
Syllabus: Invocation & Guru Stotram, Daily Prayers, Nirvanashatkam, Chinmayashtakam, Extempore Speeches/Skits, Written Assignments, Discussions & Debates. Bhagavat Geeta Chapter XVIII Shlokas(1-39) recitation
Text Books  Hinduism – Frequently asked questions, My Prayers, Self Unfoldment
Grade Name: Chinmaya 1
Grade: 11
Syllabus: Invocation & Guru Stotram, Daily Prayers, Shishyanushasanam, Taitiriya upanishads, Geeta Dyanam. Extempore Speeches/Skits, Written Assignments, Discussions & Debates on current topics. Bhagavat Geeta Chapter XVIII Shlokas(1-39) recitation
Text Books  Gita for Yuva, My Prayers, On Wings & Wheels
Grade Name: Chinmaya 2
Grade: 12
Syllabus: Invocation & Guru Stotram, Daily Prayers, Shishyanushasanam, Taitiriya upanishads, Geeta Dyanam. Extempore Speeches/Skits, Written Assignments, Discussions & Debates on current topics. Bhagavat Geeta Chapter XVIII Shlokas(1-39) recitation
Text Books  Gita for Yuva, My Prayers, On Wings & Wheels