Guru Purnima

Jul 12, 2014 6:00pm-8:30pm (ended)

Guru Purnima, the full moon of the Guru

in Amrita Hall

Puja, ceremonial worship, will be followed by bhajans, devotional singing.

Guru Purnima MoonGuru Purnima is traditionally held to be the birthday of Bhagawan Vyasa, the compiler of the Vedas and is a day for celebration and worship - a day on which the devotees remember and express their gratitude to the Guru. On the occasion of this Guru Purnima, let us gather together to offer our salutations to our Beloved Amma!

All are invited to bring offerings of flowers and fruit to the puja.

Guided IAM Meditation: 4:30 - 5:30 pm, Amrita Hall  Only for those who have taken the full IAM course.

Bake Sale: 5:30 pm, Amrita Hall, Balcony

Satsang program: 6:00 - 8:30 pm: includes Puja, bhajans - devotional singing, and meditation; followed by a vegetarian dinner

Dinner will be served after the program around 8:30pm. Proceeds benefit Amma's charities.

Castro Valley BART Station Pickups at 5:30pm. Please RSVP at 510-537-9417 x447

Questions? Email M.A.Center Events

Saturday
Jul
07
5:30pm - 7:30pm
SCHEDULE: 10 am - 4:30 pm: Seva (Lunch and chai included)
5:30 pm - 6:00 pm: Guru stotram, Archana,108 names of Amma
6:00 pm - 6:20 pm: Video of Amma
6:20 pm - 7:30 pm: Bhajans, Arati, Closing prayers and Prasad Castro Valley BART Station pickup at 10am. And 4:30pm for the... more ›
Monday
Jul
09
7:30pm - 9:00pm
Location: Main House, Puja Room A monthly birthday is traditionally observed in India based on the moon's position at the time of birth. The moon returns to this spot in the heavens, approximately every 28 days. Karthika is the Nakshatra - star constellation- in which the moon was transiting at the... more ›
Saturday
Jul
14
5:30pm - 7:30pm
SCHEDULE: 10 am - 4:30 pm: Seva (Lunch and chai included)
5:30 pm - 6:00 pm: Guru stotram, Archana,108 names of Amma
6:00 pm - 6:20 pm: Video of Amma
6:20 pm - 7:30 pm: Bhajans, Arati, Closing prayers and Prasad Castro Valley BART Station pickup at 10am. And 4:30pm for the... more ›
Saturday
Jul
21
5:30pm - 7:30pm
SCHEDULE: 10 am - 4:30 pm: Seva (Lunch and chai included)
5:30 pm - 6:00 pm: Guru stotram, Archana,108 names of Amma
6:00 pm - 6:20 pm: Video of Amma
6:20 pm - 7:30 pm: Bhajans, Arati, Closing prayers and Prasad Castro Valley BART Station pickup at 10am. And 4:30pm for the... more ›
Friday
Jul
27
4:30pm - 8:00pm
Guru Purnima is traditionally observed as a day dedicated to the Guru, when devotees and spiritual aspirants honor and worship their guru.
The celebration at MA Center will start with a ritualistic worship, Guru Puja, for our guru, Amma, performed by Swamiji. SCHEDULE: 3:00 PM: *Guided IAM... more ›

Our daily spiritual practices at the Main House include: 

Morning Archana

Mondays-Fridays: 5:15am and 7:15am

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

Saturdays-Sundays: 7:15am

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

To attend morning programs, please call RSVP at 510-537-9417 the evening before.

Evening Bhajans

  • Guru Stotram Chanting
  • Bhajans, Devotional singing
  • Closing prayers and Arati

Monday : 8:00 pm
Tuesday: 7:30 pm
Wednesday: 7:30 pm
Thursday: 7:30 pm
Friday: 7:30 pm
Saturday: Part of the regular Saturday program. If there is no Saturday program, 7:30 pm
Sunday: 7:30 pm

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