Saturday at MA Center - Ganesh Visarjan, Amrita Yoga Class, IAM-35 Refresher

Sep 7, 2019 10:00am-8:00pm (ended)

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

Ganesh Visarjan or Murthi Immersion is the culmination of Ganesh Chaturthi. The symbolism of the Ganesh immersion ceremony is that all forms are temporary, having both their origin and final destination in the formless Absolute.

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)
                                *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 - 7:00 pm: Ganesh Immersion
7:00 pm - 8:00pm:  108 Names of Amma followed by Bhajans, Arati and Closing Prayers
8:00 pm: Vegetarian dinner (benefits Amma's charitable projects)

Amrita Yoga Class:

9 - 10 am, Creekside building(upstairs room)
An  "open class" with simple, gentle Amrita Yoga postures/asanas. No prior yoga experience or Amrita Yoga training necessary.

“The purpose of Yoga is for our inner well-being. It does not belong to any particular faith or religion. It was passed on to us by the ancient seers for the well-being of humanity. Yoga helps us to reconnect with nature and eventually become one with God.” – Amma
The cost for the class is $10 payable by cash or check (made out to MA Center) at the door. If you plan to attend, please RSVP to Kavyashree  at : ammaskavyashree@sbcglobal.net  as soon as possible as space is limited. We request you to be there 15 minutes before the start of the class so that we can register you and get settled in before the class begins.

Read more about AmritaYoga.

IAM-35 Refresher:

2:00pm - 3:30pm
At Amma’s 50th birthday celebration, the Integrated Amrita Meditation Technique® was introduced. Today, tens of thousands of practitioners value IAM as one of Amma's greatest gifts. This powerful meditation practice was designed by Amma to reconnect us with our inner Self so that we can experience true peace and joy. When practiced with commitment, it is intended to bring about integration of body, mind and heart.
Those who have previously completed the full IAM-35 course are welcome to join the class for a refresher to review practice. No registration is required for the refresher.

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.

Sunday
Sep
15
9:00am - 12:00pm
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
Tuesday
Sep
17
7:00pm - 9:00pm
Tuesday Class with Swamiji Location : Ron's House, 10312 Crow Canyon Road, Castro Valley, CA Topic: Srimad Bhagavatam  Format includes, spiritual discourse, discussion with audience, one or two bhajans, ending with a short meditation, arati and prasad distribution. This is an unique opportunity to... more ›
Wednesday
Sep
18
7:00pm - 9:00pm
Class with Swamiji in South Bay Subject : Awaken Children 3 Location :
California/Whisman Station Clubhouse
381 Pacific Drive,
Mountain View, CA 94043 Please RSVP here... more ›
Thursday
Sep
19
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
Sep
21
10:00am - 8:30pm
Make a day of it! Join us in any of the activities or just for the evening program. MA Center is honoring this annual International Day of Peace by chanting continuous Archana, 1,000 Names of the Divine Mother, in the Main House Puja Room from 5:... more ›
Tuesday
Sep
24
7:00pm - 9:00pm
Tuesday Class with Swamiji Location : Ron's House, 10312 Crow Canyon Road, Castro Valley, CA Topic: Srimad Bhagavatam  Format includes, spiritual discourse, discussion with audience, one or two bhajans, ending with a short meditation, arati and prasad distribution. This is an unique opportunity to... more ›
Wednesday
Sep
25
7:00pm - 9:00pm
Class with Swamiji in South Bay Subject : Awaken Children 3 Location :
California/Whisman Station Clubhouse
381 Pacific Drive,
Mountain View, CA 94043 Please RSVP here... more ›
Thursday
Sep
26
9:00pm - 11:00pm
Possible Live webcast of Amma's birthday celebration in Amritapuri. Please check our facebook page on that day for exact timing and other details.
Friday
Sep
27
7:30am - 9:00pm
Everyone is invited to Amma’s Birthday Celebration, on Friday, September 27, from 7:30 am to 9 pm at the MA Center in Amrita Hall and the surrounding grounds.  This event filled exceptional day will begin with Pada Puja (Special ceremony for the Guru) and Bhajans (devotional songs) to be concluded... more ›
Saturday
Sep
28
9:00am - 12:00pm
Homa for Departed Souls on Mahalaya Amavasya by Bri. Rema Devi Location : Creekside Pujas performed on the day of Mahalaya Amavasya, also called Sarva Pitra Moksha Amavasya, will benefit and appease deceased family members and ancestors, regardless of when they passed away. On this day, the MA... 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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