Fun Family Night - 9/29 @ Crestview - Signup ASAP

Bal Vihar of St. Louis is excited to host Family night on September 29th at Crestview Middle school. This is our first event for this school year. What a fun way to start the school year by spending time together, meet new families, dance to some Dandiya music, enjoy delicious dinner and play Bingo...

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Bal Vihar Ganesh Project of 2018

Ganesh Chaturthi also known as Vinayaka Chaturthi is one of the important Hindu festivals celebrated throughout India with a great devotion. This day is celebrated as the birthday of Lord Ganesh, the elephant-headed son of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati. Lord Ganesh is the symbol of wisdom, prosperi...

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Bal Vihar Leads CANstruction Project Again

This year again Bal Vihar led an inter-faith project putting together a large CANstruction. This year's CANstruction was twice as big with a 3-D depiction of harmony and peace. You can read more about this initiative at the link below. Make sure to catch a glimpse in person at the Science Center. Th...

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Bal Vihar Celebrated Holi

Bal Vihar celebrated Holi on March 3rd at the Mahatma Gandhi Center. The event has been captured in Indian diaspora newspaper in US under Community Post. See the link for the electronic edition of these newspapers here: https://issuu.c...

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Share The Warmth - Coat and Blanket Drive

Bal Vihar will have a coat, blanket & comforter drive (gently used or new) on Sunday, October 29, 2017. These will be donated to the International Institute of St. Louis (IISL), and distributed free to new American (refugee) families. Many of these families have recently arrived in the ...

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Who We Are

Center for Indian Cultural Education - Bal Vihar of St. Louis, a non-profit organization, since its inception in 1992 has been serving the Metro St. Louis Indian community. The primary focus of this organization is to provide Indian cultural education to students age 5-18, its application and integration with the global multicultural and multifaceted society. They are also taught discipline, tolerance and devotion in their daily routine. The ultimate goal is "to throw the light of cultural knowledge on every child, to make every child an outstanding citizen and to spread the song of peace and harmony around the world.