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

Thursday
Nov
23
5:30pm - 7:30pm
Location: Main House
Thanksgiving potluck followed by bhajans. Please RSVP @ 510-537-9417 Ext 0 For more info., email MA Center Events
Saturday
Nov
25
10:00am - 8:00pm
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)
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm: *Guided IAM Meditation Technique(Main House Puja Room)      
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm... more ›
Sunday
Nov
26
9:00am - 12:00pm
The meditation session will start with guided IAM-35® meditation technique after which meditators are free to continue in their personal meditation practice of choice, ie, mantra japa, witness consciousness, meditation on one's chosen ideal, etc. Session will close with prayers for peace.
*... more ›
Saturday
Dec
02
A Multi-Day Event
Special Saturday satsang program, beginning with a puja for Amma's birthstar, Karthika, and bhajans until midnight. Join us as we sing late into the night, bringing back our cherished memories of Amma's Devi Bhava darshan in our very own Amrita Hall. SCHEDULE: 10:00 am - 4:30 pm:... more ›
Sunday
Dec
03
9:00am - 12:00pm
Location : Amrita Hall Schedule:
Archana, chanting Sri Lalitha Sahasranamam Namavali in unison, followed by peace chanting and Arati. For more details, email MA Center Events.  
Saturday
Dec
09
10:00am - 8:00pm
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)
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm: *Guided IAM Meditation Technique(Main House Puja Room)      
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm... more ›
Saturday
Dec
09
1:30pm - 4:00pm
Saturday, December 9, 2017 IAM-20 Meditation Training 1:30 - 4:00 pm, Amrita Hall IAM-20, Integrated Amrita Meditation Technique, consists mostly of classical steps and methods, set in a unique sequence. As the name suggests, the practice takes approximately 20 minutes and it can be learned in a... more ›
Sunday
Dec
10
9:00am - 12:00pm
The meditation session will start with guided IAM-35® meditation technique after which meditators are free to continue in their personal meditation practice of choice, ie, mantra japa, witness consciousness, meditation on one's chosen ideal, etc. Session will close with prayers for peace.
*... more ›
Saturday
Dec
16
10:00am - 8:00pm
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)
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm: *Guided IAM Meditation Technique(Main House Puja Room)      
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm... more ›
Sunday
Dec
17
9:00am - 12:00pm
Location : Amrita Hall Schedule:
Archana, chanting Sri Lalitha Sahasranamam Namavali in unison, followed by peace chanting and Arati. For more details, email MA Center Events.  

Our daily spiritual practices at the Main House include: 

Morning Archana

Mondays-Fridays: 5:15am and 7:15am

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

Saturdays-Sundays: 7:15am

  • 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.

Evening Bhajans

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

Monday : 8:00 pm
Tuesday: 7:30 pm
Wednesday: 7:30 pm
Thursday: 7:30 pm
Friday: 7:30 pm
Saturday: Part of the regular Saturday program. If there is no Saturday program, 7:30 pm
Sunday: 7:30 pm

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