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

Friday
Aug
29
7:00pm - 9:00pm
Please join us for this special opportunity to have evening Bhajans with Swami Ramakrishnananda Puri in Amrita Hall 7:00 PM:  Bhajans 8:30 PM: Arati & Closing Prayers 9:00 PM: Prasad Distribution Questions? Email San... more ›
Saturday
Aug
30
9:30am - 9:30pm
Your are warmly invited to the M.A. Center, San Ramon on Saturday: Saturday Seva (Selfless Service): 9:30 am – 4:30 pm, Contact: Seva      Activities include:... more ›
Saturday
Aug
30
A Multi-Day Event
Labor Day Weekend Retreat with Swami Ramakrishnananda Puri, Saturday and Sunday, August 30 & 31, 2014, Amrita Hall - Online Registration Available "The silence that we acquire through prayer and meditation helps us find peace and true happiness in this noisy world." –Amma The Labor Day Weekend... more ›
Saturday
Sep
06
9:30am - 8:30pm
Your are warmly invited to the M.A. Center, San Ramon on Saturday: Saturday Seva (Selfless Service): 9:30 am – 4:30 pm, Contact: Seva      Activities include:... more ›
Saturday
Sep
13
9:30am - 8:30pm
Karthika Puja - A monthly birthday is traditionally observed in India based on the moon's position at the time of birth. Karthikais the Nakshatra - star constellation- in which the moon was transiting at the time of Amma's birth. Therefore, each time the moon returns to this spot in the heavens,... more ›
Sunday
Sep
14
5:30am - 7:30am
Maha Ganapathy and Navagraha Homa,  Amrita Hall Porch, September 14th at 5:30 am,  Performed by Bri. Rema Devi This special Homa will include the following pujas: - Maha Ganapathy - If suffering from losses, when starting a new business or investments, when getting married, to remove obstacles,... more ›
Monday
Sep
15
A Multi-Day Event
September 15, 2014: Krishna Jayanthi Celebration, Monday, 7:30 PM to Midnight, Amrita Hall Games, Dances, Spiritual Talk, Devotional Singing and scripture reading of the Birth of Lord Krishna at midnight...
Saturday
Sep
20
2:00pm - 3:30pm
September 20: IAM Refresher, Saturday, 2:00 – 3:30 PM, Amrita Hall IAM – Integrated Amrita Meditation Technique - Refresher. Open to those who have previously taken the full course. Questions? Email M.A. Center Events
Tuesday
Sep
23
5:30am - 7:30am
Homa for Departed Souls of Devotees -  Amma asked us to do this homa for Devotees who have passed away. September 23 at 5:30 am, Meditation Meadow Performed by Bri. Rema Devi All are welcome to attend this Homa, as registrations are not being taken. If you would like to donate flowers or other... more ›
Wednesday
Sep
24
A Multi-Day Event
September 24 – October 2: Navaratri, Wednesday to the following Thursday, 7:30 – 9:30 PM, Amrita Hall The word Navaratri means 'nine nights' in Sanskrit. During these nine nights and ten days, three days each are devoted to honoring Durga, Lakshmi and Saraswati. Navaratri is traditionally an... more ›

All are warmly invited to join in our daily spiritual practices at the Main House.

Mornings

Mondays-Saturdays: 5:15am

  • 108 Names of Amma
  • 1000 Names of the Divine Mother, Sri Lalitha Sahasranam
  • Hymn to the Divine Mother, Mahishasura Mardini Stotram

Sundays: 6:15am

  • 108 Names of Amma
  • 1000 Names of the Divine Mother, Sri Lalitha Sahasranam
  • Hymn, Mahishasura Mardini Stotram
  • Guided Integrated Amrita Meditation - IAM: 7:45am

Evenings

  • Chant, Guru Stotram
  • Devotional singing, bhajans
  • Closing, arati and prayers
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
8:00pm 8:00pm 7:00pm 8:00pm 7:00pm 4:30pm 7:00pm