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Chinmaya International Residential School

  • Idea conceived by Pujya Gurudev Swami Chinmayananda in early 70's. Overwhelming response from all over the world.

  • Coimbatore was shortlisted after evaluation of alternate sites at Bangalore, Lucknow, Andamans and Himachal Pradesh.

  • In 1984, Swami Sahayanandaji traversed the length and breadth of India on foot, to make the initial collection of Re 1/- from each individual for the purchase of the land.

  • In 1994 Pujya Guruji Swami Tejomayanandaji with his indomitable vigour and energy proceeded to concretize the vision of Pujya Gurudev. The work progressed by leaps and bounds.

  • On June 6th 1996, the CIRS was inaugurated by Pujya Swami Chidanandaji, Gurubhai of Pujya Gurudev and President of 'The Divine Life Society'.
  • The school started with 96 students from grade 5 to 8, 11 academic staff headed by Dr.Jaya Venugopal, Brni. Sumati Chaitanya and Br. Samahita Chaitanya as spiritual guides.

  • Sri G.V. Eswar, Sri. K.P.Daswani and many devotees around the world contributed generously. Swami Vimalanandaji and Dr.G.S.Keshawamurthy played a significant role in guiding and executing the project to its completion.


Chinmaya International Residential School
Nallurvayal Post, Siruvani Main Road
Coimbatore - 641 114
Tamil Nadu

Phone Numbers

Phone: + 91 - 0422 - 2615726
Fax: + 91 - 0422 - 2615725
For Any Information - info@cirschool.org
For Fee Structure - bursar@cirshool.org
For Admissions - admissions@cirschool.org