Karthika Puja For Amma's Birth Star

Aug 17, 2014 7:30pm-9:30pm (ended)

Puja performed in the Main House, Puja Room

A monthly birthday is traditionally observed in India based on the moon's position at the time of birth. Karthika is the Nakshatra - star constellation- in which the moon was transiting at the time of Amma's birth. Therefore, each time the moon returns to this spot in the heavens, approximately every 28 days, is considered to be a day of dedication to Amma and is celebrated by her children around the world.

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Saturday
Jun
23
9:00am - 1:00pm
In honor of International Yoga Day, the MA Center  is hosting a FREE day of yoga for adults and children over age 10, to experience the power of harmony through yoga & meditation, practicing the Amrita Yoga technique and IAM Meditation. We'll have special activities and modifications to the... more ›
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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