MA Center Chicago (MACC)

Amrita Book Club at MACC

(Monthly event) Feb 16, 2019 to May 18, 2019 (ended)

The Amrita Book Club of North America, recently blessed by Amma, gives devotees an avenue to gather together and dive more deeply into Amma’s teachings. The Club studies and discusses Amma’s books and some of the books written by her senior disciples. The teachings contained in these books explain and illustrate Vedantic truths and elements of Sanatana Dharma. Amrita Book Club generally meets the first and third Saturday's of the month from 2 pm to 3 pm in the South Lodge Library.

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
Nov
23
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 ›
Saturday
Nov
30
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
06
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
07
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 ›
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 ›
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 ›
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 ›

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.