MA Center Chicago (MACC)

Murugan Thaipusam Satsang

Murugan Thaipusam Satsang
Murugan Thaipusam Satsang
Feb 8, 2020 5:00pm-8:00pm (ended)

Thaipusam is dedicated to the Hindu god Murugan, the son of Shiva and Parvati. Murugan is also known as Kartikeya, Subramaniam, Sanmukha, Shadanana, Skanda, and Guha. It is believed that on this day, Goddess Parvati presented a lance to Lord Murugan to help him vanquish the demon army of Tarakasura and combat their evil deeds. Therefore, Thaipusam serves as a celebration of the victory of good over evil.

Join us for a day of community and devotion at MA Center Chicago, featuring a special Murugan Thaipusam satsang which will include a talk on the significance of Thaipsuam, a Muruga puja, and Muruga bhajans. Satsang will begin at 4:00 pm with archana (chanting the divine names). We have other programs on Saturday as well. Here's the full schedule:

9:30 am - Archana class
2:30 pm - Amrita Kirtan Class
3:00 pm - Amrita Bala Kendra
3:00 pm - Guided IAM 35
4:00 pm - Archana (chanting of the divine names)
5:00 pm - Murugan Thaipsuam satsang
5:45 pm - Muruga puja
6:15 - 7:30 pm - Bhajans, arati, meditation, closing prayers, and prasad

After satsang, a delicious vegetarian meal will be available for a modest donation.

 

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.