MA Center Chicago (MACC)

Saturday Satsang & More at MA Center Chicago

Saturday Satsang & More at MA Center Chicago
Saturday Satsang & More at MA Center Chicago
Next event (Weekly): Jan 25, 2020 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, guided meditation, devotional singing classes, and more, please visit our regularly scheduled classes and programs page. We also send a weekly email with details about our program schedule. To sign up or change your settings, please click here

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 or 630-387-5077. Interested in spending a weekend in spiritual reflection? Inquire about onsite accommodation via email to


9:30am - 8:30pm
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10:00am - 5:00pm
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5:00pm - 8:00pm
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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

Daily at 6:00 am

  • 108 Names of Amma
  • 1000 Names of the Divine Mother, Sri Lalitha Sahasranam
  • Mahisasuradmardini Stotram 

Daily* at 6:30 pm

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.