Journey to Om - Music Retreat

Feb 15, 2020 9:00am to Feb 16, 2020 4:00pm 

Immerse Yourself in Bhajans
Playing bhajans can be daunting: You desire to be part of the music that is so soul inspiring, yet may be wondering where to begin or how to improve. The heart opening musical experience of devotional music beckons you to learn. The purpose of this year’s music retreat is to enhance your bhajan sadhana and learn ways to share your knowledge.
Location: Creekside

Highlights:

  • Guided Sound Meditation & Journey to Om Talk by Br. Dayamrita Chaitanya
  • 3 Taals (Rhythms) Used in Over 120 Bhajans
  • 3 Ragas (Melodic Scales) Used in Over 20 Bhajans
  • Hands on Experience Trying Tabla Beats
  • Hands on Workshops in Basic and Advanced Kaimini Beats
  • Hands on Workshops in Ragas on Your Preferred Instrument
  • Exploring Melody (Raga) & Chords Through Immersive Bhajan Play
  • Singing Chorus as One Voice
  • Lokah Samastah (May Everyone Be Happy) Project

Retreat Costs:
Early Bird Special Retreat Ticket: $95.00 (by February 7, 2019 11:59PM PST)
Full Price Retreat Ticket: $120 (after February 7, 2019); $60 for Saturday or Sunday only

More details and Registration HERE >> 

Contact music@amma.org for further clarification.

Sleeping Accommodations:
If you would like to stay overnight at the MA Center during the duration of this event, we have private rooms, shared rooms, and dorms available. If you are interested, please email guestvisit@amma.org

Sunday
Feb
16
9:00am - 12:00pm
Location : Amrita Hall
Sunday morning group sadhana (spiritual practice) for World Peace. A special time to focus inwardly together. SCHEDULE: - 9:00 Archana: Chanting Sri Lalitha Sahasranamam Namavali (1000 Names of the Divine Mother), in unison followed by Mahishasura Mardini Stotram... more ›
Monday
Feb
17
7:00pm - 9:00pm
Scripture Class with Swamiji Location: Ron's House, 10312 Crow Canyon Road Topic: Srimad Bhagavatam Last minute changes are possible, please check the MA Center facebook page for updates. Format includes, spiritual discourse, discussion with... more ›
Tuesday
Feb
18
7:00pm - 9:00pm
CLASS WITH SWAMIJI IN SOUTH BAY Subject : Awaken Children 3
Location : South Bay Please click here for more details. Last minute changes are possible, please check the... more ›
Friday
Feb
21
A Multi-Day Event
Maha Shivaratri - The Great Night of Lord Shiva And Homa Ceremony The great night of Lord Shiva will be celebrated with a traditional all-night program. Spiritual practices done on this night are considered to be especially beneficial. Staying awake is symbolic of the awareness and oneness of... more ›
Saturday
Feb
22
10:00am - 8:30pm
No Saturday Programs due to Shivarathri the night before.
Saturday
Feb
29
9:00am - 10:00am
An  "open class" with simple, gentle Amrita Yoga postures/asanas. No prior yoga experience or Amrita Yoga training necessary. Location: Creekside Building (upstairs room) at MA Center San Ramon. “The purpose of Yoga is for our inner well-being. It does not belong to any particular faith or religion... more ›
Saturday
Feb
29
10:00am - 8:30pm
Make a day of it! Join us in any of the activities or just for the evening program. SCHEDULE FOR THE DAY: 10:00 am - 4:30 pm: Seva (Service projects)
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm: *Guided IAM-35 Meditation (Main House Puja Room)
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm: *Group Vedic Chanting (Amrita Hall)
4:30... more ›
Sunday
Mar
01
9:00am - 12:00pm
Location : Amrita Hall
Sunday morning group sadhana (spiritual practice) for World Peace. A special time to focus inwardly together. SCHEDULE: - 9:00 Archana: Chanting Sri Lalitha Sahasranamam Namavali (1000 Names of the Divine Mother), in unison followed by Mahishasura Mardini Stotram... more ›
Sunday
Mar
01
7:30pm - 9:00pm
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. The moon returns to this spot in the heavens, approximately every 28 days. Karthika is the Nakshatra - star constellation- in which the moon was... more ›
Saturday
Mar
07
9:00am - 10:00am
An  "open class" with simple, gentle Amrita Yoga postures/asanas. No prior yoga experience or Amrita Yoga training necessary. Location: Creekside Building (upstairs room) at MA Center San Ramon. “The purpose of Yoga is for our inner well-being. It does not belong to any particular faith or religion... more ›

Our daily spiritual practices at the Main House include: 

Morning Archana

Mondays-Fridays: 5 AM

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

Saturdays-Sundays: 5 AM & 6 AM

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

Evening Bhajans

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

Monday : 7:45 pm
Tuesday: 7:00 pm
Wednesday: 7:00 pm
Thursday: 7:00 pm
Friday: 7:00 pm
Saturday: Part of the regular Saturday program. If there is no Saturday program, 7:00 pm
Sunday: 7:00 pm

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