MA Center Chicago (MACC)

Saturday Satsang at MA Center Chicago

Saturday Satsang at MA Center Chicago
Saturday Satsang at MA Center Chicago
Next event (Weekly): Nov 23, 2019 5:00pm-7:30pm 

Saturday Satsang at MA Center Chicago

Join us for a day of devotion and community at MA Center Chicago. Br. Shantamrita Chaitanya, the Director of the Center and a longtime disciple of Amma, leads satsang whenever he is at the Center.

REGULAR SATSANG SCHEDULE (UNLESS NOTED OTHERWISE)
4:00 - 5:00 pm - Archana (chanting of the divine names)
5:00 - 5:45 pm - Satsang (may include a talk or video)
5:45 - 7:00 pm - Bhajans, arati, meditation, closing prayers, and prasad

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

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.

 

Tuesday
Jan
01
8:30pm - 11:30pm
Welcome to MA Center Chicago SATURDAY SATSANG | IAM-35 | AMRITA KIRTAN CLASS | BOOK CLUB MA Center Chicago holds several regular programs, including Saturday satsang, guided meditation sessions, bhajan classes, a book club, and Bhagavad Gita class. For more information about regularly scheduled... more ›
Friday
Nov
15
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
Nov
16
9:30am - 8:30pm
Join us for a day of community and devotion at MA Center Chicago. In the true spirit of Amma’s teaching to honor and respect all religions and their practices, on November 16, 2019, we'll celebrate the birth of Guru Nanak, the founder of Sikhism and the first of the ten Sikh gurus. Learn about the... more ›
Friday
Dec
06
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
Jan
11
2:30pm - 4:00pm
Amma has said that in this age, more concentration can be gained through singing than meditation. Experience the bliss of bhajans in a supportive learning environment at MA Center Chicago. Please join us on the second and fourth Saturdays of the month from 2:30 pm to 3:45 pm in the Community Hall... more ›
Saturday
Feb
08
2:30pm - 4:00pm
Amma has said that in this age, more concentration can be gained through singing than meditation. Experience the bliss of bhajans in a supportive learning environment at MA Center Chicago. Please join us on the second and fourth Saturdays of the month from 2:30 pm to 3:45 pm in the Community Hall... more ›
Saturday
Mar
14
2:30pm - 4:00pm
Amma has said that in this age, more concentration can be gained through singing than meditation. Experience the bliss of bhajans in a supportive learning environment at MA Center Chicago. Please join us on the second and fourth Saturdays of the month from 2:30 pm to 3:45 pm in the Community Hall... more ›
Saturday
Apr
11
2:30pm - 4:00pm
Amma has said that in this age, more concentration can be gained through singing than meditation. Experience the bliss of bhajans in a supportive learning environment at MA Center Chicago. Please join us on the second and fourth Saturdays of the month from 2:30 pm to 3:45 pm in the Community Hall... more ›
Saturday
May
09
2:30pm - 4:00pm
Amma has said that in this age, more concentration can be gained through singing than meditation. Experience the bliss of bhajans in a supportive learning environment at MA Center Chicago. Please join us on the second and fourth Saturdays of the month from 2:30 pm to 3:45 pm in the Community Hall... 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.