Maha Shivarathri with Swamiji and Homa by Bri. Rema Devi

Feb 13, 2018 7:30pm to Feb 14, 2018 6:00am (ended)

Maha Shivaratri - The Great Night of Lord Shiva And Homa

We will be celebrating the great night of Lord Shiva with a traditional all-night program. Spiritual practices done on this night are considered to be especially beneficial. Staying awake is symbolic of the awareness and oneness of purpose that a spiritual aspirant needs to reach the goal.

BART pickup will be available that night at 7 PM from Castro Valley Station. Please RSVP by leaving a message on the BART pickup extension: 510-537-9417 x 447

SCHEDULE:

7:30 pm:    Short Talk on Shivarathri
8:00 pm:    Shiva Puja by Dayamrita Swami & Bhajans  
9:30 pm:     Snack Break & Prasad
10:15 pm:   Shri Rudram Chanting
11:00 pm:   Bhajans  
12:00 am:   Chai Break
12:15 am:   Amma Video & Group Seva
1:15  am:    1000 names of Lord Shiva, 108 Maha Mrityunjaya Mantra
2:15  am:    Chai Break
2:30 am:     Bhajans
3:30 am:     Chai Break
4:00 am - 6:00am:  Homa by Bri. Rema Devi, Bhajans and Arati

HOMA - 4am- 6am FEBRUARY 14TH

A special Homa will be performed by Bri.Rema Devi at the end of the Maha Shivaratri ceremonies.

*No registration is required to attend the homa.

The homa will include the Tila homa for departed ancestors, Maha Ganapathy, Ganapathy, Navagraha, Individual planets, Swayamvara Karuga, Tila
Registrations for personal intent for any of the above can be done at the ashram on Saturdays and on the night of the Shivaratri program during dinner break. 

For more information email MA Center Events.

Friday
Feb
16
A Multi-Day Event
“Only in the depth of pure silence can we hear God’s voice.” - Amma We live in a world of turbulence and turmoil, constantly bombarded by the chatter of our gadgets and minds. Understanding our need to shut out this noise and experience the deep inner peace and joy that is our true nature, Amma has... more ›
Tuesday
Feb
20
7:00pm - 9:00pm
Vedanta Class with Swamiji Swamiji will be explaining the Tattva Bodha from the Ancient vedic scripture Location : 10312 Amrita Lane Last minute changes are possible, please check the MA Center facebook page for updates. Tattva... more ›
Wednesday
Feb
21
7:00pm - 9:00pm
Scripture Class with Swamiji Subject: Awaken Children
Location : 10312 Amrita Lane Last minute changes are possible, please check the MA Center facebook page for updates. Format includes, spiritual discourse, discussion with... more ›
Thursday
Feb
22
7:30pm - 9:00pm
Puja performed in the Amrita Hall. 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 transiting at... more ›
Saturday
Feb
24
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)... more ›
Sunday
Feb
25
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 ›
Tuesday
Feb
27
7:00pm - 9:00pm
Vedanta Class with Swamiji Swamiji will be explaining the Tattva Bodha from the Ancient vedic scripture Location : 10312 Amrita Lane Last minute changes are possible, please check the MA Center facebook page for updates. Tattva... more ›
Wednesday
Feb
28
7:00pm - 9:00pm
Scripture Class with Swamiji Subject: Awaken Children
Location : 10312 Amrita Lane Last minute changes are possible, please check the MA Center facebook page for updates. Format includes, spiritual discourse, discussion with... more ›
Friday
Mar
02
7:00pm - 9:00pm
Class with Swamiji Subject: Guru Gita
Location: California Station Clubhouse, Mountain View.
Free classes - registration required for planning purposes. Register  here>> Format... more ›
Saturday
Mar
03
9:00am - 8:00pm
Make a day of it! Join us in any of the activities or just for the evening program. SCHEDULE FOR THE DAY: 9:00 am - 4:30 pm: Seva (Service projects)
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm: *Guided IAM Meditation Technique(Main House Puja Room)... more ›

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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