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.

Wednesday
Aug
23
7:00pm - 9:00pm
CLASS WITH SWAMIJI Subject - Omkara Divya Porule Every Wednesday from August 23 until end of October
Location : 10312 Amrita Lane  Last minute changes are possible, please check the ... more ›
Friday
Aug
25
7:00pm - 9:00pm
Ganesh Chaturthi Participatory Puja Ceremony in Amrita Hall.  We welcome you to be a part of the puja to handmade Ganesh murthis, sacred clay figurine, as we honor Lord Ganesha, who removes obstacles and brings good fortune. The program flow includes particapatory puja, bhajans and prasad... more ›
Saturday
Aug
26
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: Group... more ›
Tuesday
Aug
29
7:00pm - 9:00pm
Scripture 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.... more ›
Wednesday
Aug
30
7:00pm - 9:00pm
CLASS WITH SWAMIJI Subject - Omkara Divya Porule Every Wednesday from August 23 until end of October
Location : 10312 Amrita Lane  Last minute changes are possible, please check the ... more ›
Friday
Sep
01
A Multi-Day Event
GIANT COMMUNITY YARD SALE by Embracing the World. Proceeds from the sale supports numerous humanitarian efforts worldwide. 
Parking Lot near Crow Canyon Road. Everything must go. Please join us in supporting the cause by attending and purchasing items for your home or someone in need.  For... more ›
Friday
Sep
01
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 ›
Friday
Sep
01
6:00pm - 8:00pm
 Br. Shantamrita Chaitanya will perform a Durga Puja from 6-8 PM on Friday, September 1st to inaugurate the Amrita Silent Retreat Immersion. The puja is open to all registered for the retreat.  For those not registered for the retreat, you may attend the puja if you would like to sponsor a... more ›
Saturday
Sep
02
10:00am - 8:00pm
Make a day of it! Join us in any of the activities or just for the evening program. Ganesh Visarjana or Murthi Immersion is the culmination of Ganesh Chaturthi. The symbolism of the Ganesh immersion ceremony is that all forms are temporary, having both their origin and final destination in the... more ›
Tuesday
Sep
05
7:30pm - 9:00pm
Scripture 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 ›

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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