MA Center Chicago (MACC)

Morning Archana

Next event (Daily): Apr 18, 2021 5:30am-6:30am 

Join us virtually for daily archana every morning at 5:30 am CT. We chant Amma's 108 names and the Thousand Names (Lalitha Sahasranama). 

Daily Archana Zoom Meeting Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/240260479 
The password is 1008

One tap mobile: +13126266799,,240260479#

Please note, there will be no morning archana broadcast from MA Center Chicago when Amma does a public broadcast from Amritapuri.

Monday
Apr
19
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 ›
Monday
Apr
19
6:30pm - 7:30pm
"However much Vedanta we study, without doing sadhana, we cannot experience Reality. That which we seek is within us, but to reach it, we have to do sadhana." ~Amma Join us Sunday, Monday, and Wednesday for devotee-led bhajans at 6:30 pm CT. To join, go to ... more ›
Tuesday
Apr
20
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
Apr
21
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
Apr
21
8:00pm - 10:00pm
"Sri Rama was the embodiment of dharma." ~Amma Join us for Rama Navami and celebrate the birth of Lord Rama. Swamini Ambikamrita Prana will lead a Manasa Puja (a guided visualization of worship). Following the puja, Swami Shantamritananda Puri will lead Bhajans (devotional songs). The program will... more ›
Thursday
Apr
22
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
Apr
22
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Amma says the Bhagavad Gita is a celestial song that awakens the sleeping soul. Join us for a virtual Bhagavad Gita class with Swami Shantamritananda Puri every week on Thursdays at 7 pm CT. This live program will be broadcast on the MA Center Chicago YouTube Channel:... more ›
Friday
Apr
23
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
Apr
24
2:30pm - 4:00pm
The MACC Amrita Kirtan 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. Amma says, "Bhajans are prayers in the form of songs, rich in meaning and full of devotional... more ›
Saturday
Apr
24
4:00pm - 5:00pm
"A river which flows through many branches will not have a powerful current. If the branches are redirected and the river is redirected to flow only through the main stream, the force of the current will increase greatly. It may even be possible to generate electricity from such a strong current.... more ›

Our daily spiritual practices include:

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 6:00 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. There is no morning archana on the mornings when Amma broadcasts from Amritapuri.