Labor Day Weekend Retreat at MA Center Chicago

Aug 31, 2013 2:00pm to Sep 2, 2013 3:00pm (ended)

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Labor Day Weekend Retreat at MA Center Chicago

Spiritual classes, yoga, eco-meditation, question & answer sessions, devotional singing, delicious vegetarian meals, selfless service in outdoor/indoor projects, an evening campfire and more. The retreat will be led by MA Center Chicago’s director, Br. Shantamritaji, who will discuss: Spiritual Ecology, The Five Elements in Nature and in Us, Food and Spirituality, and Five Elements Meditation.

Retreat Registration & Payment (Please refer to details below)

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Retreat Payments:

 

Schedule Highlights 

SATURDAY, AUGUST 31ST

2 pm Retreat Registration

3 – 4 pm Guided Tour of MA Center Chicago (MACC)

5 pm Evening Program with Br. Shantamrita’s Talk on "Spiritual Ecology"

8 pm Dinner

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 1ST

6 am – 7:15 am Archana (Amma’s 108 Names, Lalita Sahasranama, Ayigiri Nandini)

7:45 – 9:00 am Yoga

10:30 – 11:30 am Br. Shantamrita’s Talk on "The Five Elements in Nature and in Us" and Q&A

11:30 – 12:30 pm Contemplation/writing time while walking the grounds

2 – 4 pm A Gift to Amma For Her 60th Birthday! Hands-On Involvement in MA Center Chicago’s Organic Farming Projects

4 – 5 pm Nature Walk & Ecomeditation

6 – 8 pm Evening Program with Br. Shantamrita’s Talk on "Food and Spirituality"

9 – 10 pm Campfire with Storytelling and Bhajans

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 2ND

6 – 7:15 am Archana (Amma’s 108 Names, Lalita Sahasranama, Ayigiri Nandini)

8 – 9 am Yoga

10:30 – 11:30 am Q&A with Br. Shantamrita

11:30 – 12:30 pm Five Elements Meditation

1:30 – 2:45 pm A Gift to Amma For Her 60th Birthday! Join the InDEED Campaign

3 pm Conclusion of the Retreat

Retreat Cost

Individuals

Register by Aug 24

Register After Aug 24

Full Retreat

$85

$100

One Day

$45

$60

Families Maximum 5 people, register by Aug 24

   

Full Retreat

$150

 

One Day

$90

 

Accommodation

Limited shared onsite accommodation offered on a first-come-first-served basis. Please bring your own bedding and toiletry. Donation $25 per night per individual.

For a list of nearby hotels, please visit our website at chicago.amma.org and look in the "Local Guides" section.

Note: None of the nearby hotels are offering any special rate for this event.

PACKAGE DEAL - Register by Aug 24

  • Individuals - Full Retreat with Shared Accommodation - $125
  • Family (maximum 5 people) - Full Retreat with Shared Accommodation - $235

Location:

MA CENTER CHICAGO
41W501 KESLINGER RD, ELBURN, IL 60119 

Additional Details:

MACC.RETREAT@GMAIL.COM

Saturday
Oct
25
3:00pm - 5:00pm
ABK - OUR CHILDREN ARE THE FUTURE In today’s times of chaos and confusion, our children need a place to turn for guidance in a world that seems to get more and more complicated for them as time goes on. Amrita Bala Kendra (ABK) prepares them for the world and for the difficulties they will face, by... more ›
Saturday
Oct
25
4:30pm - 8:00pm
WEEKLY SATSANG - EVERY SATURDAY Everyone is welcome to join us for regular weekly satsangs every Saturday . Please see timing schedule below. Regular Satsang Schedule (unless noted otherwise):
  • 4:30 PM - Opening Prayers/Archana - Ammas 108 Names
  • 5 PM - Satsang - Various Topics...
more ›
Saturday
Nov
01
3:00pm - 5:00pm
ABK - OUR CHILDREN ARE THE FUTURE In today’s times of chaos and confusion, our children need a place to turn for guidance in a world that seems to get more and more complicated for them as time goes on. Amrita Bala Kendra (ABK) prepares them for the world and for the difficulties they will face, by... more ›
Saturday
Nov
01
4:30pm - 8:00pm
WEEKLY SATSANG - EVERY SATURDAY Everyone is welcome to join us for regular weekly satsangs every Saturday . Please see timing schedule below. Regular Satsang Schedule (unless noted otherwise):
  • 4:30 PM - Opening Prayers/Archana - Ammas 108 Names
  • 5 PM - Satsang - Various Topics...
more ›
Saturday
Nov
08
3:00pm - 5:00pm
ABK - OUR CHILDREN ARE THE FUTURE In today’s times of chaos and confusion, our children need a place to turn for guidance in a world that seems to get more and more complicated for them as time goes on. Amrita Bala Kendra (ABK) prepares them for the world and for the difficulties they will face, by... more ›
Saturday
Nov
08
4:30pm - 8:00pm
WEEKLY SATSANG - EVERY SATURDAY Everyone is welcome to join us for regular weekly satsangs every Saturday . Please see timing schedule below. Regular Satsang Schedule (unless noted otherwise):
  • 4:30 PM - Opening Prayers/Archana - Ammas 108 Names
  • 5 PM - Satsang - Various Topics...
more ›
Saturday
Nov
15
3:00pm - 5:00pm
ABK - OUR CHILDREN ARE THE FUTURE In today’s times of chaos and confusion, our children need a place to turn for guidance in a world that seems to get more and more complicated for them as time goes on. Amrita Bala Kendra (ABK) prepares them for the world and for the difficulties they will face, by... more ›
Saturday
Nov
15
4:30pm - 8:00pm
WEEKLY SATSANG - EVERY SATURDAY Everyone is welcome to join us for regular weekly satsangs every Saturday . Please see timing schedule below. Regular Satsang Schedule (unless noted otherwise):
  • 4:30 PM - Opening Prayers/Archana - Ammas 108 Names
  • 5 PM - Satsang - Various Topics...
more ›
Saturday
Nov
22
3:00pm - 5:00pm
ABK - OUR CHILDREN ARE THE FUTURE In today’s times of chaos and confusion, our children need a place to turn for guidance in a world that seems to get more and more complicated for them as time goes on. Amrita Bala Kendra (ABK) prepares them for the world and for the difficulties they will face, by... more ›
Saturday
Nov
22
4:30pm - 8:00pm
WEEKLY SATSANG - EVERY SATURDAY Everyone is welcome to join us for regular weekly satsangs every Saturday . Please see timing schedule below. Regular Satsang Schedule (unless noted otherwise):
  • 4:30 PM - Opening Prayers/Archana - Ammas 108 Names
  • 5 PM - Satsang - Various Topics...
more ›