Saturday at MA Center - Community Seva Day and Craft Guild Workshop

Feb 16, 2019 9:00am-8:00pm (ended)

Make a day of it! Join us in any of the activities or just for the evening program.

SCHEDULE FOR THE DAY:

9:00 am - 4:00 pm: Community Tree Planting
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm: *Guided IAM-35 Meditation (Main House Puja Room)
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm: *Group Vedic Chanting (Amrita Hall)
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm: Group chanting 1000 Names of the Divine Mother
5:30 pm - 6:00 pm: Break for chai & snack (Bake sale, proceeds benefit Amma’s charities)     
6:00 pm - 8:00pm:  Video of Amma, Bhajans, Arati and Closing Prayers
8:00 pm: Vegetarian dinner (benefits Amma's charitable projects)

Craft Guild Workshop:

Time: 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Location: Creekside
The Craft guild offers workshops for knitting, sewing, crocheting and upcycling.
For more info. contact ammakavyashree@sbcglobal.net

Castro Valley BART Station Pickups: 10:00 am and 4:00 pm - Please RSVP on the BART pickup extension: 510-537-9417 x 447

Note:
-  Bring your own plates and cups for dinner to support Amma’s Zero Waste project and get a $3 discount. Dinner with disposable dishes $10. $7 if you Bring Your Own Plates/Cups.
- *Guided IAM-35 Meditation: Only for those who have already taken the complete 8-hour IAM-35 course.
- *Vedic Chanting: Chanting the Pancha Suktams, Mantra Pushpam and Sri Rudram in unison to recordings as a way to practice and learn. Please bring your own books.
- Bake Sale benefitting Amma’s charities opens at 5:30 pm.
- Prayer list is read at the end of every program – send names to prayers@amma.org

Email MA Center for more information.

Saturday
Apr
20
10:00am - 8:00pm
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)
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm: *Group Vedic Chanting (Amrita Hall)
4:30... more ›
Saturday
Apr
20
10:30am - 11:30am
Amrita Yoga Class has been cancelled this Saturday. 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... more ›
Sunday
Apr
21
10:00am - 2:00pm
Easter Sunday Puja with Satsang, Prayers, and Music held in the Main House Puja Room, followed by a Potluck Brunch - Please RSVP at 510-537-9417 X 0. "Jesus Christ set an unforgettable example of how to respond. He let his body be tortured and crucified, and even when He was dying on the cross,... more ›
Sunday
Apr
21
2:00pm - 4:00pm
As part of the Earth Day Celebrations at the Ashram, this year Amrita Bala Kendra is hosting a Holi Celebration for all kids and adults (not only for Amrita Balakendra kids and families). Holi is the North Indian Festival of Colors welcoming the arrival of Spring.  Nature in all its bounty offers... more ›
Saturday
Apr
27
10:00am - 8:00pm
Last Satsang before Amma's summer tour.
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)
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm: *... more ›
Saturday
Apr
27
10:30am - 11:30am
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 ›
Sunday
Apr
28
9:00am - 9:00pm
Location : Amrita Hall
Individual un-guided meditation practice, ending with chanting the Lokah peace prayer 108 times for World Peace. All are welcome.
For more info., email MA Center Events
Saturday
May
04
8:00am - 9:30am
Tila Homa for Departed Souls
Amma has requested that Homas (special fire ceremonies) for the Departed Souls of her devotees be performed periodically. In keeping with Amma’s wish, a Tila Homa for the deceased will be performed by Bri. Rema Devi on Saturday, May 4, on the porch of Amrita Hall... more ›
Saturday
May
04
A Multi-Day Event
Drop in and help as Amma’s Summer program approaches. There are plenty of opportunities to be of service​. Whatever your skills and abilities are, there is a seva for you​.
Lunch and chai are provided on Saturdays and snacks are provided on Sundays. Castro Valley BART pick up at 10 am.... more ›
Saturday
May
04
6:30pm - 11:00pm
Enjoy a Fun filled, Family Friendly evening of Food, Music and Dance! - Groove to Bollywood beats by the Live DJ
- Learn to Dance with More Upbeat (certified by Mona Khan company)
- Watch the dance performances
- Try the delicious food
- Get your own henna tattoo, and... 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

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 : 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, 7:30 pm
Sunday: 7:00 pm

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