North American News

March 23, 2017 Elburn (Chicago Suburb)
2017 Amma Program at MA Center Chicago - June 20 -22, 2017 Nearby Hotels Offering Special Rates: 10 minute drive Fairfield Inn
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March 18, 2017 Southwest
  Dance and Do Good at the 9th Annual Bollywood Club Invasion Dance Party in Santa Fe Family-friendly dance festival benefits multiple local charitable activities.   March 18, 6:30 – Midnight,  Santa Fe Convention Center    BOLLYWOOD CLUB INVASION DANCE PARTY BLASTS BACK FOR IT’S 9TH... more ›
March 16, 2017 Toronto, Canada
Celebrating the playful festival of Holi with colours and joy
The satsang on Saturday, March 11, 2017 was held at Hillcrest United Church, 8958 Trafalgar Road, Georgetown, ON. The satsang commenced with opening prayers, Amma’s Ashtottaram (108 names) followed by Lalitha ... more ›
March 11, 2017 San Ramon, CA
Raushan Akhmedyarova, part of San Francisco Symphony, will be teaching a beginners class that incorporates the fundamentals plus aspects of accompaniment and playing solo for bhajans. 6 class series
Saturdays, March 25 - May 13, 2-3pm, at the Creekside property
Due to Raushan's... more ›
March 1, 2017 Toronto, Canada
A night of bhajans, prayers and puja in honour of Lord Shiva On Febrary 24, 2017, at 8:30 PM, devotees gathered in Toronto for the celebration of Maha Shivaratri, the Great Night of Lord Shiva. Though the weather... more ›
February 25, 2017 Southern California
Volunteering at the MA Center LA - A Personal Story   Several years ago I began looking for volunteer opportunities, so I could give something back to the community and to those whose lives needed some help.   I was fortunate to come across the Amma Center's Meetup posting about... more ›
February 17, 2017 Ann Arbor
Amma volunteers have been cooking and serving a hot, nutritious breakfast for the homeless in Detroit every Wednesday morning for the past 8 odd years. The committed group of volunteers arrive at the church kitchen at 6.30am. Scenario from last week - our group of 5... more ›
February 14, 2017 Ann Arbor
Honoring and celebrating Seniors in our community Respecting and appreciating elders is a sentiment ingrained in our culture, so in celebration of Valentines Day, youth members (AYUDH), with the help of some slightly older satsang members, organized a Valentine's Day Serenade, Karaoke and Crafts... more ›
February 11, 2017 Toronto, Canada
A celebration of the light of Amma's love on the day of her birth star
In February, Amma's birth star, Karthika, fell on a Saturday, coinciding with the Toronto group's regular weekly satsang. About thirty five devotees thus gathered for Karthika Puja Satsang on February 4. The altar... more ›
February 11, 2017 San Ramon, CA
The Beginner's Tabla Class series provides a foundation for understanding Indian rhythmic patterns that inspire musical composition and improvisation. Students will learn the fundamentals of accompaniment for bhajans and classical Hindustani music in 10 1-hour sessions. Bring a tabla, notebook, and... more ›