Guru Purnima

Jul 12, 2014 6:00pm-8:30pm (ended)

Guru Purnima, the full moon of the Guru

in Amrita Hall

Puja, ceremonial worship, will be followed by bhajans, devotional singing.

Guru Purnima MoonGuru Purnima is traditionally held to be the birthday of Bhagawan Vyasa, the compiler of the Vedas and is a day for celebration and worship - a day on which the devotees remember and express their gratitude to the Guru. On the occasion of this Guru Purnima, let us gather together to offer our salutations to our Beloved Amma!

All are invited to bring offerings of flowers and fruit to the puja.

Guided IAM Meditation: 4:30 - 5:30 pm, Amrita Hall  Only for those who have taken the full IAM course.

Bake Sale: 5:30 pm, Amrita Hall, Balcony

Satsang program: 6:00 - 8:30 pm: includes Puja, bhajans - devotional singing, and meditation; followed by a vegetarian dinner

Dinner will be served after the program around 8:30pm. Proceeds benefit Amma's charities.

Castro Valley BART Station Pickups at 5:30pm. Please RSVP at 510-537-9417 x447

Questions? Email M.A.Center Events

Saturday
Jul
09
A Multi-Day Event
10 am – 4:30 pm – Seva (Lunch and chai included)
5:00 - 6:00 pm: Guru stotram, Archana,108 names of Amma
6:00 - 6:20 pm: Video of Amma
6:20 - 7:30 pm: Bhajans, Arati, Closing prayers, Prasad For more information, email MA Center... more ›
Thursday
Jul
28
7:30pm - 9:00pm
Puja performed in the Main House, Puja Room. A monthly birthday is traditionally observed in India based on the moon's position at the time of birth. The moon returns to this spot in the heavens, approximately every 28 days. Karthika is the Nakshatra - star constellation- in which the moon was... more ›
Saturday
Aug
06
10:00am - 8:30pm
First full Saturday program after the break for Amma’s Tour.
Make a day of it! Join us in any of the activities or just for the evening program. SCHEDULE FOR THE DAY: 10:00 am - 4:30 pm: Seva (Service projects)
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm: Lunch
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm: Guided IAM-35... more ›
Friday
Aug
12
7:30pm - 9:00pm
Bri. Rema Devi, one of Amma’s senior disciples, will be performing the Bhagavati Seva Puja at the ashram. Registration is required. The Bhagavati Seva Puja, is an ancient Vedic puja ceremony done to restore balance in the environment and bring peace within us and the world. It balances the malefic... more ›
Saturday
Aug
13
10:00am - 8:30pm
Join us each Saturday for a day of selfless service(seva) and our evening special program. Come for the full day or just a part of it!   SCHEDULE FOR THE DAY: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm: Seva (Service projects), visit macenterseva.org to check details 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm... more ›
Sunday
Aug
14
1:00pm - 4:00pm
Location: Amrita Hall
Amrita Bala Kendra is hosting a Saraswati puja for students at the start of the academic year.
Registration required. Please register... more ›
Saturday
Aug
20
10:00am - 8:30pm
Join us each Saturday for a day of selfless service(seva) and our evening special program. Come for the full day or just a part of it!   SCHEDULE FOR THE DAY: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm: Seva (Service projects), visit macenterseva.org to check details 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm... more ›
Wednesday
Aug
24
A Multi-Day Event
Location: Amrita Hall
We are celebrating Krishna's birthday and Amma's monthly birth-star (Karthika) on this day. The evening will start with a manasa puja honoring Amma followed by festivities remembering Lord Krishna's birth and life. Swamiji will perform the puja and lead the bhajans. ... more ›
Saturday
Aug
27
10:00am - 8:30pm
Join us each Saturday for a day of selfless service(seva) and our evening special program. Come for the full day or just a part of it!   SCHEDULE FOR THE DAY: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm: Seva (Service projects), visit macenterseva.org to check details 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm... more ›

Our daily spiritual practices at the Main House include: 

Mornings

Mondays-Fridays: 5:15am

  • 108 Names of Amma
  • 1000 Names of the Divine Mother, Sri Lalitha Sahasranam

Saturdays-Sundays: 6:15am

  • 108 Names of Amma
  • 1000 Names of the Divine Mother, Sri Lalitha Sahasranam

To attend morning programs, please call RSVP at 510-537-9417 the evening before.

Evenings

  • Guru Stotram Chanting
  • Bhajans, Devotional singing
  • Closing prayers and Arati

Monday : 7:45 pm
Tuesday: 7:45 pm
Wednesday: 7:00 pm
Thursday: 7:45 pm
Friday: 7:00 pm
Saturday: 7:30 pm (or 4:45 pm in the Amrita Hall when there is a regular Saturday program)
Sunday: 7:00 pm