Saturday at MA Center, International Day of Peace, IAM-20 Class/Refresher and Amrita Yoga Class

Sep 21, 2019 10:00am-8:30pm (ended)

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 5:00 am - 10:00 am and in Amrita Hall from 10:00 am - 4:30 pm, with Lokaha chanting and Silent Meditation for World Peace from 12 - 12:30.  All are welcome to participate.

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 - 8:00pm:  108 Names of Amma, Satsang (or) video of Amma, Bhajans, Arati and Closing Prayers
8:00 pm: Vegetarian dinner (benefits Amma's charitable projects)

IAM®-20 Class & Refresher:

Location: Creekside
2 - 4 pm
No registration required.

IAM® 20 is a modified version of the original IAM®35 technique that was designed by Amma. This version is carefully and specifically designed for working people and takes 20 minutes a day.
Read more about IAM technique.

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.

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.

Thursday
Aug
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 ›
Friday
Aug
14
8:00pm - 9:30pm
Schedule was changed to accommodate participants who are attending the  Online Amrita Silent Retreat. The program will begin at 8:00 pm with a 15 minute silent meditation with music, and chanting will begin at 8:15 pm... more ›
Saturday
Aug
15
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
Aug
15
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
Aug
15
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
Aug
16
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
Aug
17
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
Aug
18
5:00pm - 6:30pm
Swami Dayamritananda Puri will discuss the Srimad Bhagavatam scripture by Bhagwan Vyasa, the compiler of the Vedas  The format for the class will be a short meditation and spiritual discourse, followed by a few bhajans and Arati. YouTube link for August 11:  ... more ›
Tuesday
Aug
18
7:00pm - 7:30pm
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 the mantra Om Lokah Samastah Sukhino Bhavantu. That is a good practice during... more ›
Wednesday
Aug
19
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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