MA Center Chicago (MACC)

Holi Festivities & Satsang

Holi Festivities & Satsang
Holi Festivities & Satsang
Mar 14, 2019 3:00pm-8:00pm (ended)

Amma says, "Holi signifies boundless happiness. As we enjoy such sacred festivities, we should remember that, in reality, they are meant to remind us of the inner bliss and oneness that are our inherent nature and are the very essence of life. When everyone’s bodies and faces are smeared with colours, all external differences disappear; everyone looks the same. True happiness and love arise only when all the boundaries created by the mind vanish."

Join us Saturday, March 14, 2020, for satsang and Holi celebrations! Here's the schedule:

3:00 - 4:00 pm Holi celebration
4:00 - 5:00 pm Archana
5:00 - 5:45 pm Satsang
5:50 - 7:00 pm Bhajans, Arati, Meditation, & Prasadam

A delicious vegetarian meal will be available afterward for a modest donation.

If you have questions about participating in MA Center Chicago activities, please contact us at chicago@macenters.org or 630-387-5077. Interested in spending a weekend in spiritual reflection? Inquire about onsite accommodation via email to macclodging@macenters.org.

Thursday
Aug
13
6:00am - 7:00am
Join us virtually for daily archana every morning at 6 am CT. We chant Amma's 108 names, the Thousand Names (Lalitha Sahasranama), and the Mahisasuramadini Stotram.  Daily Archana Zoom Meeting Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/240260479 One tap... more ›
Thursday
Aug
13
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Join us virtually every evening for Amma's White Flower Meditation at 6:30 pm CT (except Saturdays due to Satsang). This is followed by bhajans and arati at 7 pm CT most nights (except certain Thursdays, every Friday, and every Saturday due to other programs). Daily Amma's White Flower Meditation... more ›
Friday
Aug
14
6:00am - 7:00am
Join us virtually for daily archana every morning at 6 am CT. We chant Amma's 108 names, the Thousand Names (Lalitha Sahasranama), and the Mahisasuramadini Stotram.  Daily Archana Zoom Meeting Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/240260479 One tap... more ›
Friday
Aug
14
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Join us virtually every evening for Amma's White Flower Meditation at 6:30 pm CT (except Saturdays due to Satsang). This is followed by bhajans and arati at 7 pm CT most nights (except certain Thursdays, every Friday, and every Saturday due to other programs). Daily Amma's White Flower Meditation... more ›
Friday
Aug
14
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Amma says the Bhagavad Gita is a celestial song that awakens the sleeping soul. Join us virtually at 7 pm CT every Friday for a replay of one of Swami Shantamritananda Puri's Bhagavad Gita classes. Here is the link for replay on Friday, Aug. 7: https://youtu.... more ›
Saturday
Aug
15
6:00am - 7:00am
Join us virtually for daily archana every morning at 6 am CT. We chant Amma's 108 names, the Thousand Names (Lalitha Sahasranama), and the Mahisasuramadini Stotram.  Daily Archana Zoom Meeting Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/240260479 One tap... more ›
Saturday
Aug
15
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Please join us this Saturday for a special virtual satsang which will include archana (chanting), bhajans, arati, and Amma's White Flower meditation. Satsang will begin at 6:00 pm CT with archana. To join, go to https://zoom.us/j/299646689. Please note all... more ›
Saturday
Aug
15
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Join us virtually every evening for Amma's White Flower Meditation at 6:30 pm CT (except Saturdays due to Satsang). This is followed by bhajans and arati at 7 pm CT most nights (except certain Thursdays, every Friday, and every Saturday due to other programs). Daily Amma's White Flower Meditation... more ›
Sunday
Aug
16
6:00am - 7:00am
Join us virtually for daily archana every morning at 6 am CT. We chant Amma's 108 names, the Thousand Names (Lalitha Sahasranama), and the Mahisasuramadini Stotram.  Daily Archana Zoom Meeting Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/240260479 One tap... more ›
Sunday
Aug
16
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Join us virtually every evening for Amma's White Flower Meditation at 6:30 pm CT (except Saturdays due to Satsang). This is followed by bhajans and arati at 7 pm CT most nights (except certain Thursdays, every Friday, and every Saturday due to other programs). Daily Amma's White Flower Meditation... 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.