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

 
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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 : 8:00 pm
Tuesday: 8:00 pm
Wednesday: 7:30 pm
Thursday: 8:00 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