Saturday at MA Center - Youth IAM Class and Refresher, IAM-20 Class and Diwali Celebration

Oct 21, 2017 10:00am-9:30pm (ended)

Make a day of it! Join us in any of the activities or just for the evening program. Diwali celebration and sparklers after dinner, you can bring sweets to share.
- Due to extreme fire danger, the sparklers for Diwali will be used only if it rains on Thursday/Friday.

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:  Satsang (Spiritual talk) or video of Amma, followed by Bhajans & Arati
7:45 pm: Vegetarian dinner (benefits Amma's charitable projects)

IAM® Youth Class and Refresher: 4:30 – 6:00 pm, Main House Puja room 

Ages (10-14) and Teens (15-18). A simple meditation technique that helps children achieve a state of inner calm and improves concentration.This class is also a refresher for those who have taken it before. Families are welcome.
Contact : 925-200-5130 for details

IAM®-20 Refresher:

Creekside Bldg, 11:00am–12:30pm
IAM® 20 is a modified version of the original IAM®35 technique that was designed by Amma. This version is carefully and specifically designed for working people and takes 20 minutes a day. 

Read more about IAM technique

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

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.

Tuesday
Oct
24
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. Tattva... more ›
Wednesday
Oct
25
7:00pm - 9:00pm
Class with Swamiji Subject : Omkara Divya Porule Location : 10312 Amrita Lane Last minute changes are possible, please check the MA Center facebook page for updates. Format includes, spiritual discourse, discussion with audience,... more ›
Friday
Oct
27
7:00pm - 9:00pm
Class with Swamiji Subject: Guru Gita
Location: South Bay
Please click here for more details. Last minute changes are possible, please check the ... more ›
Saturday
Oct
28
10:00am - 8:00pm
Make a day of it! Join us in any of the activities or just for the evening program. This is the last Saturday evening program before Amma's fall programs. SCHEDULE FOR THE DAY: 10:00 am - 4:30 pm: Seva (Service projects)
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm: *Guided IAM... more ›
Sunday
Oct
29
9:00am - 12:00pm
The meditation session will start with guided IAM-35® meditation technique after which meditators are free to continue in their personal meditation practice of choice, ie, mantra japa, witness consciousness, meditation on one's chosen ideal, etc. Session will close with prayers for peace.
*... more ›
Saturday
Nov
04
A Multi-Day Event
Drop in and help as Amma’s Fall program approaches. There are plenty of opportunities to be of service​. Whatever your skills and abilities are, there is a seva for you​.
Lunch and chai are provided. Castro Valley BART pick up at 10 am. Please RSVP at 510-537-9417 x 447. Saturday, Nov 4th... more ›
Sunday
Nov
05
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 ›
Monday
Nov
06
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Families or loved ones may not be together in an emergency, so it is important to plan in advance. Attend this highly interactive, two-hour workshop to learn how to be better prepared as an individual or family. Topics will include what to do before, during and after an earthquake. Discussions... 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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