Saturday at MA Center - Vishu Taineetam, Craft Guild Workshop, Fundraiser Bharatanatyam Dance and AI Classes

Apr 20, 2019 10:00am-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:

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 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:  Satsang by Bri.Rema Devi followed by Bhajans, Arati and Closing Prayers
8:00 pm: Vegetarian dinner (benefits Amma's charitable projects)

Vishu Taineetam:

Sapling distribution to the youth in honor of the Indian New Year.

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

SPECIAL ONGOING FUNDRAISING PROGRAMS BENEFITTING MA CENTER

For more info, contact info@amrita-hall.org

Bharatanatyam Dance class:

Time: 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Location: Creekside
The dance class is one of the ongoing fundraiser programs for MA Center. The students will learn hand gestures and basic steps of the ancient South Indian classical dance form, Bharatanatyam. Learn more and register at https://www.amrita-hall.org/bharatanatyam/.

Artificial Intelligence in Action

Time: 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Location: Creekside
A new course, focusing on Artificial Intelligence (AI) for social good, will be hosted at MA Center. Course participants will develop an application for social good. This application is targeted to intelligently detect and advise proper realtime waste management for recyclables and will be deployed at MA Center. Learn more and register at https://www.amrita-hall.org/ai/.

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.

Sunday
Jun
23
9:30am - 1:00pm
In honor of the International Yoga Day, the MA Center  is hosting a FREE day of yoga and meditation. All adults and children over age 10 are welcome to attend and experience practicing the Amrita Yoga technique and IAM Meditation. There will be special activities and modifications to the yoga... more ›
Tuesday
Jul
16
7:30pm - 9:00pm
Guru Purnima is traditionally observed as a day dedicated to the Guru, when devotees and spiritual aspirants honor and express gratitude to their guru. The celebration at MA Center will start with ceremonial worship, a Guru Puja for Amma, performed by a devotee. SCHEDULE: 7:30:
-  Guru... more ›
Saturday
Jul
20
10:00am - 7:30pm
SCHEDULE: 10 am - 4:30 pm: Seva (Lunch and chai included)
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm: Guided IAM 35 Meditation, Main House Puja Room
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm: Guru stotram, Archana,108 names of Amma
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm:  Video of Amma, Bhajans, Arati, Closing prayers and Prasad Castro Valley... more ›
Saturday
Jul
27
10:00am - 7:30pm
SCHEDULE: 10 am - 4:30 pm: Seva (Lunch and chai included)
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm: Guided IAM 35 Meditation, Main House Puja Room
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm: Guru stotram, Archana,108 names of Amma
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm:  Video of Amma, Karthika Puja, Bhajans, Arati, Closing prayers and Prasad... 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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