MA Center Chicago (MACC)

Gita Class with Swami Shantamritananda Puri

Bhagavad Gita Class with Swami Shantamritananda Puri
Next event (Weekly): Dec 8, 2022 7:00pm-8:30pm 

Amma says the Bhagavad Gita is a celestial song that awakens the sleeping soul. This class is generally held weekly on Thursdays from 7 pm to 8:30 pm CT when Swamiji is here at MA Center Chicago, and class is followed by a short guided meditation. The class is held live in the MA Center Chicago satsang hall and is livestreamed via the MA Center Chicago YouTube Channel.

Masking is now optional in group gatherings and spaces at MA Center Chicago. Keeping the health and safety of all who wish to attend uppermost in our minds, please abide by the following Covid guidelines:

  • If you have any Covid symptoms, test immediately. If you test positive, isolate for 5 days after symptom onset. You can end isolation after 5 days but should wear a high-quality mask for 5 additional days around others. MA Center Chicago residents should notify a member of the Covid Preparedness Team to request help obtaining food/other supplies.
  • For those returning after international travel, please test 3-5 days after arriving back in the US. If negative, you may attend MA Center Chicago gatherings. If you have had Covid 90 days prior to arrival, and have no symptoms, quarantining is not necessary.

If you have any questions, please email macenterchicago@ammagroups.org.

Saturday
Dec
03
A Multi-Day Event
Amma says that we have a responsibility towards all those suffering from illness and poverty and that it's our duty to provide them with food, care, and the light of knowledge.  In that spirit, please support this year's MACC and AYUDH Chicago Holiday Food/Supply Drive. As in years past, the you... more ›
Tuesday
Dec
06
6:00pm - 6:30pm
Amma requests everyone to regularly practice this meditation once or twice a day for the benefit of the entire world. Join us every evening (except Saturdays) for Amma's White Flower Meditation via Zoom: https://... more ›
Wednesday
Dec
07
6:00pm - 6:30pm
Amma requests everyone to regularly practice this meditation once or twice a day for the benefit of the entire world. Join us every evening (except Saturdays) for Amma's White Flower Meditation via Zoom: https://... more ›
Thursday
Dec
08
6:00pm - 6:30pm
Amma requests everyone to regularly practice this meditation once or twice a day for the benefit of the entire world. Join us every evening (except Saturdays) for Amma's White Flower Meditation via Zoom: https://... more ›
Friday
Dec
09
6:00pm - 6:30pm
Amma requests everyone to regularly practice this meditation once or twice a day for the benefit of the entire world. Join us every evening (except Saturdays) for Amma's White Flower Meditation via Zoom: https://... more ›
Saturday
Dec
10
2:30pm - 4:00pm
Amma says, "Bhajans are prayers in the form of songs, rich in meaning and full of devotional content." The MACC Bhajan Class meets virtually on the second and fourth Saturdays of the month from 2:30 to 3:45 pm. This class is offered for those who wish to learn bhajans and study devotional songs and... more ›
Saturday
Dec
10
3:00pm - 4:30pm
Amrita Bala Kendra (ABK) passes on Amma’s teachings to children through fun and engaging activities such as stories, bhajans, arts and crafts, celebration of festivals and service projects. ABK focuses on values, multi cultural traditions, and spiritual practices.  ABK is held in-person in the MA... more ›
Saturday
Dec
10
5:00pm - 7:30pm
Join us Saturday for satsang, starting with group archana at 5PM CT, followed by bhajans, arati, and meditation.  Masking is now optional in group gatherings and spaces at MA Center Chicago. Keeping the health and safety of all who wish to attend uppermost in our minds, please abide by the... more ›
Saturday
Dec
10
6:00pm - 6:30pm
Amma requests everyone to regularly practice this meditation once or twice a day for the benefit of the entire world. Join us every evening (except Saturdays) for Amma's White Flower Meditation via Zoom: https://... more ›
Sunday
Dec
11
6:00pm - 6:30pm
Amma requests everyone to regularly practice this meditation once or twice a day for the benefit of the entire world. Join us every evening (except Saturdays) for Amma's White Flower Meditation via Zoom: https://... more ›

Our daily spiritual practices include:

WHITE FLOWER MEDITATION
Daily* at 6:00 pm

EVENING BHAJANS
Daily* at 6:30 pm

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

*Note: On Thursdays, we have a Bhagavad Gita class with Swami Shantamritananda Puri instead of daily bhajans. On Saturdays, bhajans and group meditation are part of the regular Saturday program.