Saturday with Swamiji - Ganesh Murthi Making

Aug 31, 2019 10:00am-8:00pm (ended)

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

Note: 2019 Fall Retreat will Swamiji is from 7:30 am - 4:00 pm.

SCHEDULE FOR THE DAY:

10:00 am - 4:30 pm: Seva (Service projects): Visit macenterseva.org to check details.
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm: *Guided IAM-35 Meditation (Main House Puja Room)
3:30 pm - 4:30 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 - 8:00 pm:  108 Names of Amma, SatsangBhajans with Swamiji, Arati and Closing Prayers
8:00 pm: Vegetarian dinner (benefits Amma's charitable projects)

Ganesh Murthi Making: 3:30 - 7:00 pm

Location: Front of Temple
The beginning of the celebration of Ganesh Chaturthi, the birthday of Lord Ganesha, God of success and overcoming obstacles. All are welcome to make his or her own individual Ganesh murthi (sacred clay figure). Guidance will be provided by craft experts.
This three-part festival will continue on Monday, September 2, with the participatory Ganesh Chaturthi Puja led by Swamiji and will conclude on Saturday, September 7, with the Visarjan (Immersion) of the Ganesh murthis in the ashram pond.

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:
- *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.

Tuesday
Jul
07
6:00pm - 7:30pm
108 Names of Amma; 1,000 Names of the Divine Mother (Sri Lalitha Sahasranama); 108 Repetitions of the Lokah Chant for World Peace, and Amma's White Flower Meditation.  Free conference call: dial-in number  +1 (425) 436-6392, Access code: 510469    "Each day sit in your room for some time and chant... more ›
Wednesday
Jul
08
6:00pm - 7:30pm
108 Names of Amma; 1,000 Names of the Divine Mother (Sri Lalitha Sahasranama); 108 Repetitions of the Lokah Chant for World Peace, and Amma's White Flower Meditation.  Free conference call: dial-in number  +1 (425) 436-6392, Access code: 510469    "Each day sit in your room for some time and chant... more ›
Thursday
Jul
09
6:00pm - 7:30pm
108 Names of Amma; 1,000 Names of the Divine Mother (Sri Lalitha Sahasranama); 108 Repetitions of the Lokah Chant for World Peace, and Amma's White Flower Meditation.  Free conference call: dial-in number  +1 (425) 436-6392, Access code: 510469    "Each day sit in your room for some time and chant... more ›
Friday
Jul
10
8:00pm - 9:30pm
Temporary schedule change to accommodate participants who are attending the  Online Amrita Silent Retreat. July 3 through 17, the program will begin at 8:00 pm with a 15 minute silent meditation with music, and... more ›
Saturday
Jul
11
8:30am - 9:30am
IAM-35 Virtual Group Practice via Zoom
Led by approved, local IAM instructors for those who have previously taken the full, IAM-35 meditation course. Sessions will start at 8:30 am or 10 minutes after the end of Amma’s live broadcast. Register by sending... more ›
Saturday
Jul
11
6:00pm - 6:30pm
Devi will always protect those who chant the Lalita Sahasranama with devotion every day. ~Amma Chanting the 1,000 Names of the Divine Mother, Sri Lalitha Sahasranama, in unison to a recording by one of Amma’s Disciples. All are welcome to join. The Saturday satsang program will follow at 7:00 pm at... more ›
Saturday
Jul
11
7:00pm - 8:30pm
All are welcome to join this Saturday's virtual Satsang. To join Zoom Meeting https://zoom.us/j/99310179965. Meeting ID: 993 1017 9965. Or call-in via phone (audio only): +1 669-900-6833.  *Please note* that on Saturdays when there is a live broadcast of... more ›
Sunday
Jul
12
6:00pm - 7:30pm
108 Names of Amma; 1,000 Names of the Divine Mother (Sri Lalitha Sahasranama); 108 Repetitions of the Lokah Chant for World Peace, and Amma's White Flower Meditation.  Free conference call: dial-in number  +1 (425) 436-6392, Access code: 510469    "Each day sit in your room for some time and chant... more ›
Monday
Jul
13
6:00pm - 7:30pm
108 Names of Amma; 1,000 Names of the Divine Mother (Sri Lalitha Sahasranama); 108 Repetitions of the Lokah Chant for World Peace, and Amma's White Flower Meditation.  Free conference call: dial-in number  +1 (425) 436-6392, Access code: 510469    "Each day sit in your room for some time and chant... more ›
Tuesday
Jul
14
6:00pm - 7:30pm
108 Names of Amma; 1,000 Names of the Divine Mother (Sri Lalitha Sahasranama); 108 Repetitions of the Lokah Chant for World Peace, and Amma's White Flower Meditation.  Free conference call: dial-in number  +1 (425) 436-6392, Access code: 510469    "Each day sit in your room for some time and chant... more ›

The Daily Programs are canceled at this time.

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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