Seva Saturday, Onam Festival, Ganesh Visarjana Immersion & Satsang Program

Sep 6, 2014 9:30am-8:30pm (ended)

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 donated medical supplies for India, helping in the bookstore, gardening & orchard work, and many special projects. Lunch is provided. Come for any part or all of the day! 

Guided IAM Meditation: 3:00 - 4:00 pm, Main House Puja Room, Only for those who have taken the full IAM course.

Onam Festival & Ganesh Visarjana Program: Onam is a Kerala Harvest Festival and Ganesh Visarjana 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 formless Absolute.

  2:00 PM: Pookalam (flower carpet design on Amrita Hall Porch – all hands welcome!)

  4:30 PM:  Archana, Chanting of the Sri Lalitha Sahasranama - 1,000 Names of the Divine Mother

  5:30 PM: 108 Names of Amma

  5:45 PM:  Onam welcome by a special guest, Mahabali

  6:00 PM:  Ganesh Visarjana, Procession down to the ashram pond to immerse the Ganesh murthis

  7:00 PM: Bhajans & Arati

  8:30 PM: Onam Sadhya - Traditonal Kerala Dinner

Castro Valley BART Station PickupsSaturdays: 10 am for Seva Day; 4:00 pm for Evening Program.  Please RSVP: leave msg. on the BART pickup extension: 510-537-9417 x 447

Come and join in for as much of the day as you wish.  Questions? Email M.A. Center Events

 
Saturday
Oct
25
9:30am - 4:30pm
Drop in and help as Amma’s M.A. Center San Ramon winter programs approach. There are plenty of opportunities to be of service, check here for more information... more ›
Sunday
Oct
26
9:30am - 4:30pm
Drop in and help as Amma’s M.A. Center San Ramon winter programs approach. There are plenty of opportunities to be of service, check here for more information ... more ›
Sunday
Oct
26
3:00pm - 5:00pm
"Living harmoniously with Nature will in itself bring happiness and contentment." -Amma San Francisco Satsang Community Event - Beach Clean-up followed by Sunset bonfire, bhajans, smores, potluck   Meeting Point: Ocean Beach – Great Highway @ Fulton Street Parking: Free parking along Great Highway... more ›
Saturday
Nov
01
9:30am - 4:30pm
Drop in and help as Amma’s M.A. Center San Ramon winter programs approach. There are plenty of opportunities to be of service, check here for more information ... more ›
Sunday
Nov
02
9:30am - 4:30pm
Drop in and help as Amma’s M.A. Center San Ramon winter programs approach. There are plenty of opportunities to be of service, check here for more information ... more ›
Friday
Nov
07
7:30pm - 9:00pm
Archana and Bhajans 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... more ›
Saturday
Nov
08
9:30am - 4:30pm
Drop in and help as Amma’s M.A. Center San Ramon winter programs approach. There are plenty of opportunities to be of service, check here for more information ... more ›
Sunday
Nov
09
9:30am - 4:30pm
Drop in and help as Amma’s M.A. Center San Ramon winter programs approach. There are plenty of opportunities to be of service, check here for more information ... more ›
Saturday
Nov
15
9:30am - 4:30pm
Drop in and help as Amma’s M.A. Center San Ramon winter programs approach. There are plenty of opportunities to be of service, check here for more information ... more ›
Sunday
Nov
16
9:30am - 4:30pm
Drop in and help as Amma’s M.A. Center San Ramon winter programs approach. There are plenty of opportunities to be of service, check here for more information ... 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