M.A.Center, Washington DC

Shivaratri Celebrations and Homa by Br. Ramanand

Feb 25, 2017 5:30pm-11:30pm (ended)

Ganapathy, Navagriha, Tila Homa Ritual

Online registration for the Homa is closed, but we welcome walk-ins until 5:15pm to register for the homa.

Please join us for a special Ganapathy, Navagriha, Tila Homa held at the MA Center in Potomac, MD by Br. Ramanand at 5:30PM as part of the Shivaratri Celebrations.

If you have sponsored the homa, please arrive by 5pm to check in.

We request everyone coming for the homa be seated by 5:15 PM to maintain a meditative atmosphere before the Homa. As many people have registered, Homa Arpan (prayer offering at the Homa Kund) and priority seating near the Homa Kund is reserved for people who have sponsored the Homa.

It is important that you RSVP if you are coming for the Homa or Shivaratri celebrations to estimate the food needed and to plan the seating arranagements and other needs.

Please click this link to register for the Homa or to RSVP for Shivaratri: CLICK HERE

Program

5:30 PM to 8:00 PM: Homa

8:00 PM TO 8:45 PM: Dinner

8:40 PM to 12:30 AM -
Br. Ramanand will lead everyone with spiritual talk, meditation, chants and bhajans, along with the worship of the Shiva Linga. 

Each one of us will have an opportunity to perform Abhisheka, the holy bathing of the Shiva Linga

Accommodation is available at the Ashram for $35 a night on a first-come-first-served basis. Pre-registration is required. Please email macdcrmc@gmail.com.

Saturday
Mar
25
4:30pm - 8:00pm
(sat = betterment/a good cause | sang = gathering) The main gathering at the M.A. Center DC happens every Saturday. We gather to do spiritual practices, or satsang, 4:30 pm to 8:00 pm, followed by a delicious vegetarian meal. The evening consists of meditation, chanting, spiritual talk/discussion... more ›
Tuesday
Mar
28
7:30pm - 8:30pm
Scriptural discussion is led by Br. Ramanand. We are currently discussing the text - Lalita Sahasranama (1000 names of the Divine Mother) The discussion, every Tuesday (7:30 pm to 8:30 pm) after the evening Arati, includes pronunciation, word-by-word meaning, commentary, followed by group... more ›
Friday
Mar
31
7:00pm - 8:00pm
A monthly birthday is traditionally observed in India that is based on the moon’s position in addition to the annual birthday observed in the West, which is based on the sun’s position. According to the Indian calendar, Karthika is the nakshatram (star constellation) in which the moon was... more ›
Saturday
Apr
01
4:30pm - 8:00pm
(sat = betterment/a good cause | sang = gathering) The main gathering at the M.A. Center DC happens every Saturday. We gather to do spiritual practices, or satsang, 4:30 pm to 8:00 pm, followed by a delicious vegetarian meal. The evening consists of meditation, chanting, spiritual talk/discussion... more ›
Saturday
Apr
01
7:00pm - 8:00pm
A monthly birthday is traditionally observed in India that is based on the moon’s position in addition to the annual birthday observed in the West, which is based on the sun’s position. According to the Indian calendar, Karthika is the nakshatram (star constellation) in which the moon was... more ›
Tuesday
Apr
04
7:30pm - 8:30pm
Scriptural discussion is led by Br. Ramanand. We are currently discussing the text - Lalita Sahasranama (1000 names of the Divine Mother) The discussion, every Tuesday (7:30 pm to 8:30 pm) after the evening Arati, includes pronunciation, word-by-word meaning, commentary, followed by group... more ›
Saturday
Apr
08
4:30pm - 8:00pm
(sat = betterment/a good cause | sang = gathering) The main gathering at the M.A. Center DC happens every Saturday. We gather to do spiritual practices, or satsang, 4:30 pm to 8:00 pm, followed by a delicious vegetarian meal. The evening consists of meditation, chanting, spiritual talk/discussion... more ›
Tuesday
Apr
11
7:30pm - 8:30pm
Scriptural discussion is led by Br. Ramanand. We are currently discussing the text - Lalita Sahasranama (1000 names of the Divine Mother) The discussion, every Tuesday (7:30 pm to 8:30 pm) after the evening Arati, includes pronunciation, word-by-word meaning, commentary, followed by group... more ›
Saturday
Apr
15
4:30pm - 8:00pm
(sat = betterment/a good cause | sang = gathering) The main gathering at the M.A. Center DC happens every Saturday. We gather to do spiritual practices, or satsang, 4:30 pm to 8:00 pm, followed by a delicious vegetarian meal. The evening consists of meditation, chanting, spiritual talk/discussion... more ›
Tuesday
Apr
18
7:30pm - 8:30pm
Scriptural discussion is led by Br. Ramanand. We are currently discussing the text - Lalita Sahasranama (1000 names of the Divine Mother) The discussion, every Tuesday (7:30 pm to 8:30 pm) after the evening Arati, includes pronunciation, word-by-word meaning, commentary, followed by group... more ›