MA Center Chicago (MACC)

Krishna Jayanthi

A drawing of Krishna with Radha and a peacock
Aug 20, 2022 5:00pm-8:30pm (ended)

Amma has said that "Many great souls have taken birth on this earth, but Sri Krishna was a master and guide for all times, places and people.” Join us for our highly anticipated annual Krishna Jayanthi festivities, which will include a Krishna puja, bhajans, and Uri Adi festivities (this is the breaking of the pot celebration - fun for kids old and young). We hope to see you here!

The schedule for our Krishna Jayanthi program on Saturday, August 20 is as follows:

5:00-6:00pm - Archana
6:00-6:15pm - Krishna Puja
6:15-6:50pm - Procession and Uri Adi
7:00-7:45PM - Krishna bhajans
7:45-8:15 - Arathi, meditation and prasadam

For questions about our programs, please email us at macenterchicago@ammagroups.org.

Sunday
Sep
25
A Multi-Day Event
OBSERVANCE OF NAVARATRI AT MA CENTER CHICAGO Navaratri, or the nine nights of Devi, will be observed at MA Center Chicago Sunday, Sept. 25th through Tuesday, Oct. 4th (note specific dates and times below). The word Navaratri means 'nine nights' in Sanskrit. Navaratri is a time of sadhana, of... more ›
Wednesday
Sep
28
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
Sep
29
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
Sep
29
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... more ›
Friday
Sep
30
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
Oct
01
2:00pm - 3:00pm
The Amrita Book Club of North America gives participants an opportunity to dive more deeply into Amma’s teachings. The club meets twice a month on the first and third Saturdays from 2 pm to 3 pm via Zoom to explore Amma’s books and books written by Amma's senior disciples. All are welcome to attend... more ›
Saturday
Oct
01
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
Oct
01
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
Oct
02
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
Oct
03
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.