Saturday at MA Center with Br. Dayamrita Chaitanya - Ganesh Murthi Making

Aug 19, 2017 10:00am-8:00pm (ended)

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)      
4:30 pm: Group chanting 1000 Names of the Divine Mother & 108 Names of Amma            
5:30 pm: Break for chai & snack (for a small fee, proceeds benefit Amma’s charities)                   
6:00 pm - 7:45pm:  Spiritual talk by Br. Dayamrita Chaitanya followed by Bhajans
7:45 pm: Vegetarian dinner (benefits Amma's charitable projects)

Castro Valley BART Station Pickups: 10:00 am and 4:00 pm - Please RSVP on the BART pickup extension: 510-537-9417 x 447

Ganesh Murthi Making: 3:30 - 6:00pm: Snack tent

The beginning of the celebration of Ganesh Chaturthi, the birthday of Lord Ganesha, God of success and overcoming obstacles. All are welcome to make his or her own individual Ganesh murthi - sacred clay figure. Guidance will be provided by craft experts.

This three-part festival will continue on Friday, August 25th with the Ganesh Chaturthi Puja and will conclude on Saturday,September 2, with the Visarjan (Immersion) of the Ganesh murthis in the ashram pond.

Note:
- *Guided IAM-35 Meditation: Only for those who have already taken the complete 8-hour IAM-35 course.
- Bake Sale benefitting Amma’s charities opens at 5:30 pm.
- Prayer list is read at the end of every program – send names to prayers@amma.org
 
Email MA Center for more information.

Saturday
Dec
16
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)      
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm... more ›
Sunday
Dec
17
9:00am - 12:00pm
Location : Amrita Hall Schedule:
Archana, chanting Sri Lalitha Sahasranamam Namavali in unison, followed by peace chanting and Arati. For more details, email MA Center Events.  
Sunday
Dec
24
9:00am - 12:00pm
Sunday morning meditation in Amrita Hall. Guided IAM followed by meditation. A special time to focus together into our inner self as we begin the busy holiday season. For more info., email MA Events  
Sunday
Dec
24
4:30pm - 8:00pm
All are welcome to join in this sacred evening which will include Archana, Talk and Readings, Puja to Mother Mary and Baby Jesus, Bhajans and Christmas Carols, and a special Holiday Dinner. Castro Valley BART Station Pickup at 4:00 pm - Please RSVP on the BART pickup extension: 510-537-9417 x 447... more ›
Monday
Dec
25
10:00am - 12:00pm
Location: Main House
A potluck brunch to spend Christmas morning together. If possible, please leave a message to inform us of what you are bringing at on 510-537-9417 Ext 0. Email - MA Center Events if you have questions. .
Tuesday
Dec
26
A Multi-Day Event
This winter, AYUDH - the youth wing of "Embracing the World" will be hosting its annual four day retreat for youth aged 15-30 at MA Center San Ramon. The program will feature bhajans, youth-centered question and answer sessions and other activities with Br. Dayamrita Chaitanya, one of Amma’s... more ›
Saturday
Dec
30
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. 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 ›
Sunday
Dec
31
A Multi-Day Event
Ring in the new year with the best energy, New Year's Eve at the MA Center! Bhajans all night, sacred chanting, peace prayers, snacks, goodies!  SCHEDULE: 7:00 pm: 108 names of Amma and talk by Swamiji
7:45 pm: Bhajans
9:00 pm: Dinner break 

9:45 pm: Upcoming 2017 projects,... more ›
Monday
Jan
01
8:00am - 6:00pm
"Spiritual Growth for the New Year" Retreat will include early morning archana, gentle yoga, manasa puja, meditation, spiritual talk, Q&A session, and more.
... more ›
Saturday
Jan
06
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 - 4:00 pm: Community Seva Day (Special service projects)
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm: *Guided IAM Meditation Technique(Main House Puja Room)      
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm: Guru Sthothram... 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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