Seva Saturday & Satsang Program

Aug 16, 2014 9:30am-8:30pm (ended)

Your 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.

Archana: 4:30 pm, Amrita Hall, Chanting of the Sri Lalitha Sahasranama, 1,000 Names of the Divine Mother

Satsang program: 6:00 - 8:30 pm: includes a satsang - talk, video of Amma, bhajans - devotional singing, and meditation; followed by a vegetarian 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. Choose from many selfless service opportunities for the day, such as gardening, helping with the Amma Shop, or preparing donated medical supplies for shipment to AIMS hospital in India. The evening program typically includes a satsang (spiritual talk), a video of Amma, bhajans (devotional singing), and meditation.

Questions? Email M.A. Center Events

Tuesday
Sep
27
10:00am - 10:00pm
Everyone is invited to Amma’s Birthday Celebration, on Tuesday, September 27, 2016 from 10 AM to 10 PM at the MA Center in Amrita Hall and the surrounding grounds. This event filled exceptional day will begin with Pada Puja (Special ceremony for the Guru) and Bhajans (devotional songs) to be... more ›
Friday
Sep
30
6:00am - 8:00am
Homa for Departed Souls - Tila Homa Bri.Rema Devi will be performing a Tila Homa (for Departed Souls) on Friday, the 30th, which is the Amavasya (new moon). During this Homa, we will be praying for the departed souls of devotees and souls of departed immediate family members of devotees. All are... more ›
Friday
Sep
30
A Multi-Day Event
Huge Yard Sale to benefit Amma's Embracing the World charities. Look for signs on Crow Canyon Road.  Friday, September 30 - 2 pm - 7 pm
Saturday, October 1 - 8 am - 6 pm Saleable items can be brought to the ashram until Friday, September 30.  For more information, email... more ›
Saturday
Oct
01
10:00am - 8:30pm
Join us any Saturday for selfless service(seva) during the day and evening of spiritual program. Come for the full day or just a part of it!   A special Durga puja will be performed by Bri. Rema Devi, marking an auspicious beginning to Navaratri festival. All are invited to attend. Registration... more ›
Saturday
Oct
01
A Multi-Day Event
Navaratri, or Nine days of the Devi and Vijayadashami will be celebrated from Saturday, October 1 through Monday, October 10. The word Navaratri means 'nine nights' in Sanskrit. During these nine nights and ten days, three days each are devoted to honoring the different forms of the divine mother,... more ›
Saturday
Oct
08
10:00am - 8:30pm
Join us any Saturday for a day of selfless service(seva) and our evening spiritual program. Come for the full day or just a part of it!
This Saturday, is the 8th day of Navaratri and the evening program will include a  Saraswati Puja performed by Swamiji.  SCHEDULE FOR THE DAY: 10:00 am - 4:... more ›
Saturday
Oct
15
8:30am - 8:30pm
This Saturday we will come together for a special Autumn Community Seva Day and fun.  Evening programs start at 4:45 pm per normal schedule.  SCHEDULE FOR THE DAY: 8:30am - 4:30pm: Autumn Seva Fest - Community Seva Day
1:00 pm - 2:... more ›
Tuesday
Oct
18
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 ›
Saturday
Oct
22
10:00am - 8:30pm
Last Saturday program before Amma's Fall programs  in the USA. Diwali celebration and sparklers after dinner. You can bring sweets to share SCHEDULE FOR THE DAY: 10:00 am - 4:30 pm: ... more ›
Saturday
Oct
29
10:00am - 4:30pm
We are starting our prep for Amma's Fall programs at the ashram, starting at 10 am. This is the first day of the Pre-Tour prep. Helping hands are welcome. For more info, email MA Center.  

Our daily spiritual practices at the Main House include: 

Mornings

Mondays-Fridays: 5:15am

  • 108 Names of Amma
  • 1000 Names of the Divine Mother, Sri Lalitha Sahasranam

Saturdays-Sundays: 6:15am

  • 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.

Evenings

  • Guru Stotram Chanting
  • Bhajans, Devotional singing
  • Closing prayers and Arati

Monday : 8:00 pm
Tuesday: 8:00 pm
Wednesday: 7:30 pm
Thursday: 8:00 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