Seva Saturday, Karthika Puja for Amma’s Birthstar & Satsang Program

Sep 13, 2014 9:30am-8:30pm (ended)

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, approximately every 28 days, is considered to be a day of dedication to Amma and is celebrated by her children around the world.

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: sorting donated medical supplies for India, helping in the bookstore, gardening & orchard work, and many special projects. Lunch is provided. Come for any part or all of the day!

Guided IAM Meditation: 3:00 - 4:00 pm, Main House Puja Room, Only for those who have taken the full IAM course.

Archana: 4:30 pm, Amrita Hall, Chanting of the Sri Lalitha Sahasranama, 1,000 Names of the Divine Mother

Satsang program: 5:30 - 8:30 pm: includes the Karthika Puja, video of Amma, bhajans - devotional singing, and meditation; followed by a vegetarian dinner

Castro Valley BART Station PickupsSaturdays: 10 am for Seva Day; 4:00 pm for Evening Program.  Please RSVP: leave msg. on the BART pickup extension: 510-537-9417 x 447

Come and join in for as much of the day as you wish.  Questions? Email M.A. Center Events

 
Saturday
Jun
18
A Multi-Day Event
Reflect on the precious days we spent with Amma. Help us breakdown program setup, move equipment into storage, care for the center's public spaces, and prepare the center for the upcoming satsang programs. Lunch and Chai are provided. Castro Valley BART Station pickup at 10:00 am. RSVP on the BART... more ›
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 ›
Monday
Jul
18
7:00pm - 9:00pm
Guru Purnima is traditionally observed as a day dedicated to the Guru, when devotees and spiritual aspirants honor and worship their guru. The celebration at MA Center will start with a ritualistic worship, Guru Puja, for our guru, Amma. The program includes a short spiritual talk, Guru Puja and... 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 ›

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