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.

Saturday
Oct
26
9:00am - 8:00pm
Last Satsang of the fall season. 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... more ›
Saturday
Nov
02
10:00am - 6:00pm
The Satsang evening programs will start up again after Amma's Fall Tour. Seva will continue during the Saturdays. All are invited to come, lend a hand with these projects:  -Packing for Amma's Fall programs in Los Angeles
-Ashram property maintenance
-Garden projects
-Helping... more ›
Saturday
Nov
02
1:30pm - 4:00pm
Let's teach our children to take care of the most significant thing they will inherit from us - Our Planet! Children will participate in several hands-on eco-friendly activities at the fruit orchard. The kids may even be able to help with fruit harvesting (subject to harvesting timing). This event... more ›
Saturday
Nov
09
10:00am - 6:00pm
The Satsang evening programs will start up again after Amma's Fall Tour. Seva will continue during the Saturdays. All are invited to come, lend a hand with these projects: -Packing for Amma's Fall programs in Los Angeles
-Ashram property maintenance
-Garden projects
-Helping... more ›
Saturday
Nov
16
10:00am - 6:00pm
The Satsang evening programs will start up again after Amma's Fall Tour. Seva will continue during the Saturdays. All are invited to come, lend a hand with these projects: -Packing for Amma's Fall programs in Los Angeles
-Ashram property maintenance
-Garden projects
-Helping... more ›
Saturday
Nov
30
10:00am - 6:00pm
The Satsang evening programs will start up again after Amma's Fall Tour. Seva will continue during the Saturdays. All are invited to come, lend a hand with these projects: -Packing for Amma's Fall programs in Los Angeles
-Ashram property maintenance
-Garden projects
-Helping... more ›
Saturday
Dec
07
10:00am - 6:00pm
The Satsang evening programs will start up again after Amma's Fall Tour. Seva will continue during the Saturdays. All are invited to come, lend a hand with these projects: -Packing for Amma's Fall programs in Los Angeles
-Ashram property maintenance
-Garden projects
-Helping... 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, 7:00 pm
Sunday: 7:00 pm

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