MA Center Chicago (MACC)

Amma at MA Center - July 11-13, 2019

Jul 11, 2019 7:30pm to Jul 13, 2019 12:00am (ended)

Amma will be at MA Center Chicago Thursday, July 11 through Saturday, July 13, 2019

Amma has visited the U.S. yearly for more than 30 years. While here, she spends 12-15 hours with the public every day in about a dozen cities across North America. In each location she visits, she gives talks, leads prayers for world peace, gives one-on-one advice, and simply embraces the people who come to see her. People of all faiths and walks of life come to see Amma, who is a source of inspiration and solace and a model of hope, love, and selflessness in these difficult times. Come meet Amma this summer at one of her free public programs at MA Center Chicago. 

Thursday, July 11 | Day 1: One Evening Program
5:30 pm | Token distribution starts
7:30 pm | Program starts with the Amma's arrival at the hall

Friday, July 12 | Day 2: One All-Day Program
Morning Program
9:30 am | Token distribution starts
11:00 am | Program begins with a short meditation when Amma enters the hall

Saturday, July 13 | Day 3 Morning Program 
Morning Program
8:30 am | Token distribution starts
10:00 am | Program starts with Amma's arrival at the hall

Saturday, July 13 | Day 3 Evening Program/Devi Bhava
5:30 pm | Token distribution starts
7:00 pm | Program starts with Amma arriving and leading the Atma Puja – a prayer ceremony for world peace

For more information, visit www.amma.org
 

 

Tuesday
Jan
01
8:30pm - 11:30pm
Welcome to MA Center Chicago SATURDAY SATSANG | IAM-35 | AMRITA KIRTAN CLASS | BOOK CLUB MA Center Chicago holds several regular programs, including Saturday satsang, guided meditation sessions, bhajan classes, a book club, and Bhagavad Gita class. For more information about regularly scheduled... more ›
Saturday
Dec
14
5:00pm - 7:30pm
Saturday Satsang at MA Center Chicago Join us for a day of devotion and community at MA Center Chicago. Br. Shantamrita Chaitanya, the Director of the Center and a longtime disciple of Amma, leads satsang whenever he is at the Center. REGULAR SATSANG SCHEDULE (UNLESS NOTED OTHERWISE)
4:00 -... more ›
Friday
Dec
20
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Amma says the Bhagavad Gita is a "celestial song that awakens the sleeping soul." Join us on Friday from 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm for this illuminating class with Br. Shantamrita Chaitanya on one of the world's greatest spiritual texts. There is no fee for this class. A short meditation, guided by Br.... more ›
Saturday
Dec
21
5:00pm - 7:30pm
Saturday Satsang at MA Center Chicago Join us for a day of devotion and community at MA Center Chicago. Br. Shantamrita Chaitanya, the Director of the Center and a longtime disciple of Amma, leads satsang whenever he is at the Center. REGULAR SATSANG SCHEDULE (UNLESS NOTED OTHERWISE)
4:00 -... more ›
Friday
Dec
27
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Amma says the Bhagavad Gita is a "celestial song that awakens the sleeping soul." Join us on Friday from 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm for this illuminating class with Br. Shantamrita Chaitanya on one of the world's greatest spiritual texts. There is no fee for this class. A short meditation, guided by Br.... more ›
Saturday
Dec
28
5:00pm - 7:30pm
Saturday Satsang at MA Center Chicago Join us for a day of devotion and community at MA Center Chicago. Br. Shantamrita Chaitanya, the Director of the Center and a longtime disciple of Amma, leads satsang whenever he is at the Center. REGULAR SATSANG SCHEDULE (UNLESS NOTED OTHERWISE)
4:00 -... more ›
Tuesday
Dec
31
4:00pm - 6:00pm
A Durga Puja is performed for the elimination of all suffering through the grace of the Divine Mother and to get rid of negative tendencies. Join us for a special New Year's Eve Durga puja performed by Br. Shantamrita Chaitanya for an auspicious start to 2020. When: Tuesday, December 31, 2019... more ›
Saturday
Jan
11
2:30pm - 4:00pm
Amma has said that in this age, more concentration can be gained through singing than meditation. Experience the bliss of bhajans in a supportive learning environment at MA Center Chicago. Please join us on the second and fourth Saturdays of the month from 2:30 pm to 3:45 pm in the Community Hall... more ›
Saturday
Feb
08
2:30pm - 4:00pm
Amma has said that in this age, more concentration can be gained through singing than meditation. Experience the bliss of bhajans in a supportive learning environment at MA Center Chicago. Please join us on the second and fourth Saturdays of the month from 2:30 pm to 3:45 pm in the Community Hall... more ›
Saturday
Mar
14
2:30pm - 4:00pm
Amma has said that in this age, more concentration can be gained through singing than meditation. Experience the bliss of bhajans in a supportive learning environment at MA Center Chicago. Please join us on the second and fourth Saturdays of the month from 2:30 pm to 3:45 pm in the Community Hall... more ›

Our daily spiritual practices at the MA Center Chicago Satsang Hall include:

GROUP IAM-35 MEDITATION (for IAM-35 course graduates)
Daily at 5:15 am

MORNING ARCHANA
Daily at 6:00 am

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

WHITE FLOWER MEDITATION
Daily* at 6:30 pm

EVENING BHAJANS
Daily* at 7:00 pm

  • Guru Stotram Chanting
  • Bhajans (devotional singing)
  • Closing prayers and Arati

*Note: On Fridays, if Br. Shantamrita Chaitanya is at MA Center Chicago, we typically have a Bhagavad Gita class with him instead of daily bhajans. On Saturdays, bhajans and group meditation are part of the regular Saturday program.