Maha Shivaratri and Ganapathy Homa

Maha Shivaratri and Ganapathy Homa
Maha Shivaratri and Ganapathy Homa
Feb 27, 2014 7:30pm to Feb 28, 2014 6:00pm (ended)

Thursday, February 27, 2014, 7:30 pm – 6:00 am, Friday morning:

Maha Shivaratri and Ganapathy Homa - The Great Night of Lord Shiva

Please join Br. Dayamrita Chaitanya and the M. A. Center community as we celebrate the Great Night of Lord Shiva with a traditional all-night program and homa in the morning. 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

The night includes puja, chanting, bhajans and ends with a Ganapathy Homa open to all for World Peace. 

7:30 PM: 108 Names, Satsang & Bhajans lead by Br. Dayamrita Chaitanya

9:00 PM - 10:00 PM: Dinner Break

10:00 PM – 11:45 PM: Shiva Puja performed by Br. Dayamrita Chaitanya followed by  

                                    Flower Petal Offering

                                    Bhajans & Rudram chanting during Flower Petal Offering

                                    Prasad Distribution by Br. Dayamrita Chaitanya

11:45 – 12:00 AM: Tea Break/Circle Dance Setup

12:00 – 12:45 AM: Circle Dance

12:45 – 1:45 AM: Shiva 1000 Names

1:45 – 2:00 AM: Tea Break

2:00- 3:00 AM: Bhajans

3:00 – 3:30 AM: 108 Mahamrityunjaya Mantra, Peace Prayer Chanting

3:30 – 4:00 AM: Tea Break & setup for Homa

4:00 AM – 6:00 AM: Ganapathy Homa for world peace by Bri. Remadevi (open to all)

                                 Arati, closing prayers & Prasad

Questions? Email M.A. Center Events

 

Saturday
Aug
23
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 ›
Sunday
Aug
24
5:00am - 7:00am
Homa for Departed Souls of Devotees Amma has given instructions to perform a monthly Homa for Departed Souls of Devotees and Bri. Rema Devi will be performing this Homa in the Meditation Meadow on August 24th at 5:00 am. Registration is not required to attend this event since the Homa is already... more ›
Sunday
Aug
24
2:00pm - 5:00pm
As part of the Amrita Bala Kendra program, all are welcome to come for Mother Saraswati's blessing for the students to kick off the new academic year on Sunday afternoon in Amrita Hall. To attend please register online: ... more ›
Monday
Aug
25
7:00pm - 9:30pm
Please come for an evening of Bhajans with Swami Ramakrishnananda Puri in Amrita Hall
Tuesday
Aug
26
7:00pm - 9:30pm
All are invited to an evening of Bhajans with Swami Ramakrishnananda Puri in Amrita Hall
Wednesday
Aug
27
7:00pm - 9:30pm
There will be a Question and Answer session followed by Bhajans on this evening with Swami Ramakrishnananda Puri in Amrita Hall
Thursday
Aug
28
7:00pm - 9:30pm
Ganesh Chaturthi Participatory Puja Ceremony, Amrita Hall.  We welcome you to be a part of the puja to handmade Ganesh murthis, sacred clay statues, as we honor Lord Ganesha, who removes obstacles and brings good fortune. Ganesh Chaturthi is a Three Part Event: Saturday, August 23:... more ›
Friday
Aug
29
7:00pm - 9:30pm
Please join us for this special opportunity to have evening Bhajans with Swami Ramakrishnananda Puri in Amrita Hall
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 ›

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