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

 
Wednesday
Jun
03
A Multi-Day Event
Download the M.A. Center San Ramon Flyer Here Amma’s Programs at M.A. Center San Ramon on June 3... more ›
Saturday
Jul
11
10:00am - 8:30pm
10:00am: Saturday Seva begins. Everyone is welcome to come for all or part of the day. Note that lunch and chai will be served for Saturday seva. Projects include AIMS warehouse medical supply sorting, orchard, gardening & grounds... more ›
Saturday
Jul
18
10:00am - 8:30pm
10:00am: Saturday Seva begins. Everyone is welcome to come for all or part of the day. Note that lunch and chai will be served for Saturday seva. Projects include AIMS warehouse medical supply sorting, orchard, gardening & grounds... more ›
Saturday
Jul
25
10:00am - 8:30pm
10:00am: Saturday Seva begins. Everyone is welcome to come for all or part of the day. Note that lunch and chai will be served for Saturday seva. Projects include AIMS warehouse medical supply sorting, orchard, gardening & grounds... more ›
Thursday
Jul
30
7:30pm - 9:30pm
Guru Purnima, the full moon of the Guru in Amrita Hall Puja, ceremonial worship, will be followed by bhajans, devotional singing and dinner. Guru Purnima is traditionally held to be the birthday of Bhagawan Vyasa, the compiler of the Vedas and is a day for celebration and worship - a day on which... more ›
Saturday
Aug
01
10:00am - 8:30pm
10:00am: Saturday Seva begins. Everyone is welcome to come for all or part of the day. Note that lunch and chai will be served for Saturday seva. Projects include AIMS warehouse medical supply sorting, orchard, gardening & grounds... more ›
Saturday
Aug
08
10:00am - 8:30pm
10:00am: Saturday Seva begins. Everyone is welcome to come for all or part of the day. Note that lunch and chai will be served for Saturday seva. Projects include AIMS warehouse medical supply sorting, orchard, gardening & grounds... more ›
Saturday
Aug
15
10:00am - 8:30pm
You are warmly invited to the M.A. Center, San Ramon on Saturday: Saturday Seva (Selfless Service): 10:00 am – 4:30 pm, Contact: ... more ›
Saturday
Aug
22
10:00am - 8:30pm
You are warmly invited to the M.A. Center, San Ramon on Saturday: Saturday Seva (Selfless Service): 10:00 am – 4:30 pm, Contact: ... more ›
Sunday
Aug
23
2:00pm - 5:00pm
As part of the Amrita Bala Kendra program, all are welcome to come for Mother Saraswati's blessing for the students to kick off the new academic year on Sunday afternoon in Amrita Hall. Questions? Email ... 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