Madras Chinmaya Seva Trust

Madras Chinmaya Seva Trust (MCST) was formed in 1987, under the guidance of His Holiness Swami Chinmayananda. MCST is involved in several humanitarian and spiritual activities. Managing schools, Ashrams, Temples and Chinmaya Mission Centres in and around Chennai, today MCST is one of the most active and widely spread Trust of Chinmaya Mission.


In addition to the core activities of the Mission, MCST serves the society during natural disasters.  The recent relief works include 2015 flood relief work, support to Kerala floods in 2016, COVID 19 relief work and so on.

MCST manages 6 Chinmaya Vidyalayas spread across Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh.


1. Chinmaya Vidyalaya Annanagar

2. VGN Chinmaya Vidyalaya – Avadi

3. Sricity Chinmaya Vidyalaya – Tada

4. Chinmaya Vidyalaya Tirupati

5. Chinmaya Vidyalaya Nagapattinam

6. Chinmaya Vidyalaya Mandakolathur

A free school with a difference, HHV is located in Tamaraipakkam, in the outskirts of the buzzing city. It caters to the rural children. And has classes from LKG to 10th standard. Apart from empowering them academically, this school also provides them vocational training.

“Temples are places where you practice what you have studied in the scriptural textbooks. They are gymnasiums for the mind.” ~ Swami Chinmayananda


Every school in Chinmaya Mission has a small temple.  In addition to this, there are two temples managed by MCST

1.Sarveswara Dhyana Nilayam - Tamaraipakkam

2.Chinmaya Surya - Puducherry

Chinmaya Academy for Civil Services (CACS) launched in July 2017 is the recent bright star in the firmament of training for competitive examinations. Motivated by its continuous commitment for nurturing excellence and propelled by the need of the times to create a band of committed and capable civil servants, it has been launched as professional institute for training candidates for the Indian Civil Service examinations.


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When the individual mind is ignited, organizations transform and society evolves. This is the core philosophy of  Chinmaya Academy of Management (CAM), an institution with a post modern approach to development. Recognizing the widespread pressing need to equip individuals from all backgrounds with life management skills, CAM was established in June 2010. CAM has devised  and delivered a wide range of workshops and seminars for around 3000 corporate personnel, 1000 entrepreneurs, and around 25000 college students, 5000 school students, 2500 educators and around 3000 general public, bringing positive change in the various segments in society. We have the continuous and very inspiring support of Pujya Swami Mitranandaji.