Navaratri Puja and Bhajans

Oct 2, 2014 7:30pm-9:30pm (ended)

September 24 – October 2: Navaratri, Wednesday to the following Thursday in Amrita Hall

The word Navaratri means 'nine nights' in Sanskrit. During these nine nights and ten days, three days each are devoted to honoring Durga, Lakshmi and Saraswati.

Navaratri is traditionally an auspicious time for starting new ventures. The tenth day on Friday, October 3rd, is the Vijayadasami Puja, representing the day of victory.

SCHEDULE:

DURGA PUJA:

•  Wednesday September 24th, 7:30 PM, Puja, Bhajans & Arati

•  Thursday September 25th,  7:30 PM, Puja, Bhajans & Arati

•  Friday September 26th, 7:00 PM Puja, Bhajans & Arati (Note earlier time)

LAKSHMI PUJA:

•  Saturday September 27th,  Amma's Birthday Celebration, All Day Event including 5:30 - 8:30 PM Satsang, Puja, Bhajans & Arati

•  Sunday September 28th, 7:30 PM Puja, Bhajans & Arati

•  Monday September 29th, 7:30 PM Puja, Bhajans & Arati

SARAWATI PUJA:

•  Tuesday September 30th, 7:30 PM Puja, Bhajans & Arati 

•  Wednesday October 1st, 7:30 PM Puja, Bhajans & Arati **Devotees offer Books, other items on Stage for Saraswati Puja for blessing

•  Thursday October 2nd, 7:30 PM Puja, Bhajans & Arati 

VIJAYADASAMI PUJA:

Vijayadasami - Day of Victory, Friday October 3rd, 7:00 – 8:00 AM Puja and Prasad, Final Morning of Navaratri

Read more about Navaratri

Questions? Email San Ramon Events

Thursday
Dec
04
7:30pm - 9:00pm
Puja performed in the Main House, Puja Room A monthly birthday is traditionally observed in India based on the moon's position at the time of birth. Karthikais is the Nakshatra - star constellation- in which the moon was transiting at the time of Amma's birth. Therefore, each time the moon returns... more ›
Saturday
Dec
13
9:30am - 4:30pm
You 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... more ›
Saturday
Dec
13
4:00pm - 9:00pm
Amma’s Pantry Bag Exchange: At Amma’s Pantry table at the back of Amrita Hall  The Next Amma's Pantry Bag Exchange will take place on Saturday, October 11th from 4-9pm. Participants can exchange their green bags containing food donations for a new, empty bag. Amma's Pantry was launched on December... more ›
Saturday
Dec
20
9:30am - 4:30pm
You 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... more ›
Sunday
Dec
21
7:00am - 11:00am
Sunday morning sitting meditation in Amrita Hall near Amma's chair. A special time to focus inwardly together as we begin the busy holiday season.     Questions? Email San Ramon Events  
Wednesday
Dec
24
7:30pm - 9:30pm
The Christmas Eve Program will include a Christmas puja ceremony, spiritual readings, chanting, Christmas songs and Bhajans (devotional singing)  Questions? Email San Ramon Events.
Saturday
Dec
27
9:30am - 4:30pm
You are warmly invited to the M.A. Center, San Ramon on Saturday: Saturday Seva (Selfless Service): 9:30 am – 4:30 pm, Contact: ... more ›
Wednesday
Dec
31
A Multi-Day Event
Program will include a Satsang - spiritual talk, Bhajans - devotional singing  and more. We will welcome in the New Year chanting, Lokaha Samastaha Sukhino Bhavantu - May all beings in the Universe be peaceful and happy. Questions? Email San Ramon... more ›
Thursday
Jan
01
10:00am - 6:00pm
Welcome in the New Year with a day of silence and contemplation -  an opportunity to deepen our spiritual practice, reflect within and strengthen our connection to Amma, setting the tone for the upcoming year. More information coming soon...
Saturday
Jan
03
9:30am - 4:30pm
You are warmly invited to the M.A. Center, San Ramon on Saturday: Saturday Seva (Selfless Service): 9:30 am – 4:30 pm, Contact: ... 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