MA Center Chicago (MACC)

Holi & Satsang w/Br. Shantamrita Chaitanya

Holi & Satsang w/Br. Shantamrita Chaitanya
Holi & Satsang w/Br. Shantamrita Chaitanya
Mar 14, 2020 3:00pm-8:00pm 

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 23, 2019, 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.

Saturday
Feb
22
A Multi-Day Event
During Amma's 2016 Shivaratri message, she said, "Shivaratri is a celebration of sacrifice, dispassion and renunciation. Shivaratri teaches us to abandon all other thoughts in contemplation of God, and to realize the ultimate purpose of human life." Hold the date for Maha Shivaratri at MA Center... more ›
Saturday
Feb
29
9:30am - 7:30pm
Saturday Satsang & More at MA Center Chicago Join us for a day of devotion and community at MA Center Chicago.  We have weekly events Saturdays, typically starting with archana class at 9:30 am in the satsang hall. For more details about our Saturday programs, which include youth programs,... more ›
Saturday
Mar
07
9:30am - 7:30pm
Saturday Satsang & More at MA Center Chicago Join us for a day of devotion and community at MA Center Chicago.  We have weekly events Saturdays, typically starting with archana class at 9:30 am in the satsang hall. For more details about our Saturday programs, which include youth programs,... more ›
Friday
Mar
13
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 ›
Friday
Mar
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
Mar
21
9:30am - 8:00pm
Saturday Satsang & More at MA Center Chicago Join us for a day of devotion and community at MA Center Chicago. In addition to satsang, we have weekly events every Saturday before satsang, typically starting with archana class at 9:30 am in the satsang hall. For more details about our Saturday... more ›
Saturday
Mar
28
9:30am - 7:30pm
Saturday Satsang & More at MA Center Chicago Join us for a day of devotion and community at MA Center Chicago.  We have weekly events Saturdays, typically starting with archana class at 9:30 am in the satsang hall. For more details about our Saturday programs, which include youth programs,... more ›
Friday
Apr
03
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
Apr
04
4:00pm - 9:00pm
Join us for a day of devotion and community at MA Center Chicago, followed by a special Rama Navami satsang w/Br. Shantamrita Chaitanya. In addition to satsang, we have weekly events every Saturday before satsang, typically starting with archana class at 9:30 am in the satsang hall. For more... more ›
Saturday
Apr
11
9:30am - 7:30pm
Saturday Satsang & More at MA Center Chicago Join us for a day of devotion and community at MA Center Chicago.  We have weekly events Saturdays, typically starting with archana class at 9:30 am in the satsang hall. For more details about our Saturday programs, which include youth programs,... 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.