Chandra Vidyalaya Educational Services

INTRODUCTION

The Chandra Vidyalaya Sunday School at the Hanuman Mandir is an integral part of Mandir’s education initiative. We provide students with essential lessons in Hindu religious teachings, Indian cultural education and Hindi language lessons in the beautiful setting of our Hanuman Mandir.

 

2022-23 CURRICULUM

“Thank you for your interest in Sunday school. However, we have stopped registering kids through our Online portal due to the limited availability of openings. If you are still interested, please fill out a paper application form at the temple desk. We will continue to enroll kids until the capacity is reached on a first come basis until the First week of October. Thank you!”

 

 

Our curriculum is broken up into 3 distinct pieces:

Hindi Language: Younger grades learn to read and write vowels, learn small words for various places, people and things, and learn through short stories and rhymes. Our mid-level students learn to read and write Hindi consonants, apply this to make short words and practice basic conversation starters in Hindi. Our upper class will practice sentence creation, comprehension, and speaking in Hindi.

Hindu Religion: Our curriculum ranges from covering stories of Gods/Goddesses to Bhagwad Gita. Here are the topics that would be covered.

  • Dash Avatars of Lord Vishnu through stories, videos and pictures
  • Learn about the various Hindu Goddesses and Holy Trinity through stories, songs and illustrations
  • Bhagavatam
  • Ramayan I – focussing on the story of Ramayan through stories and videos.
  • Ramayan II – focuses on the 10 heads of Ravana, virtues and vices as seen in the Ramayana and critical thinking about distinguishing between right and wrong.
  • Mahabharata
  • Bhagwad Gita

Cultural Education: This applies to all students and will include learning about various Hindu festivals and significant Indian events like Independence day, Republic day, Gandhi Jayanti etc. Additionally, students learn prayer, bhajans and our Indian value system.

 

CLASSES

 

Classes begin on September 18th, 2022, with mandatory parent orientation on September 11, 2022.

Timings are from 10 a.m. to Noon on Sunday mornings. Please view the calendar for the complete schedule of classes.

Fees: are a $200 donation to the Hanuman Mandir. Please reach out to Sunday school staff if you need any financial assistance with the fees. 

Structure: Classes may be in-person at a lower level of Hanuman Mandir or remote over zoom or google meet. Some new protocols include:

  • Parents and non-staff will NOT be allowed inside the hall/classrooms
  • Parents MUST BE available to pick up their child when called

Questions: Please reach the Sunday School Program staff at sundayschoolglenview@gmail.com

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