Permaculture Practicum with Darren Doherty

Aug 9, 2014 9:00am-6:00pm (ended)

Darren Doherty is internationally recognized as a leader and pioneer in permaculture and regenerative agriculture! The format of this three-day course combines Darren's teaching on each specific topic, with a live walk-through of how to run an effective consultation with real clients.

August 9: Drought-Proofing Land and Farms in California

Darren will use the 350 acres of the MA Center land to show how to determine the most economically viable drought-proofing 'next-steps' that the center can be taken.  Often permaculture designers fixate on the big pond or the installations of swales when the best immediate choices for water catchment can be something less dramatic and more effective.  We will explore how to choose and present both big picture and immediate strategies to clients to drought-proof their land.

Register for one, two or all three days - Don't miss this opportunity to learn from the best!

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Saturday
Jun
24
9:30am - 4:00pm
In honor of International Yoga day, the MA Center  is hosting a FREE summer day camp for adults and children over age 10 to experience the joy of yoga and practice the Amrita Yoga technique. We'll have special activities and modifications to the yoga practice for kids and seniors. Supervised... more ›
Saturday
Jul
08
5:30pm - 8:00pm
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, performed by a devotee. SCHEDULE: 5:30 PM: 1000 names... more ›
Saturday
Jul
15
A Multi-Day Event
Summer Satsangs: Saturdays, July 15th & 22nd Schedule: 10 am - 4:30 pm: Seva (Lunch and chai included)
5:30 pm - 6:00 pm: Guru stotram, Archana,108 names of Amma
6:00 pm - 6:20 pm: Video of Amma
6:20 pm - 7:30 pm: Bhajans, Arati,... more ›
Wednesday
Jul
19
7:30pm - 9:30pm
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. The moon returns to this spot in the heavens, approximately every 28 days. Karthika is the Nakshatra - star constellation- in which the moon was... more ›
Saturday
Jul
29
10:00am - 8:00pm
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)
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm: *Guided IAM... 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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