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.

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 ›
Tuesday
Dec
10
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
Dec
14
10:00am - 8:30pm
First full Saturday program after the break for Amma's tour.
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)... more ›
Saturday
Dec
21
10:00am - 8:30pm
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... more ›
Sunday
Dec
22
9:00am - 12:00pm
Sunday morning group sadhana (spiritual practice) for World Peace in Amrita Hall sitting near Amma's chair. A special time to focus inwardly together as we begin the busy holiday season. Schedule: - 9​:00 ​Archana: Chanting Sri Lalitha Sahasranamam Namavali, 1,000 Names of the Divine Mother, in... more ›
Tuesday
Dec
24
6:00pm - 9:00pm
All are welcome to join in this sacred evening which will include Readings, Puja ceremony to Mother Mary and Baby Jesus, Bhajans and Christmas Carols.
Stay tuned for more details.
Saturday
Dec
28
10:00am - 8:30pm
Make a day of it! Join us in any of the activities or just for the evening program. ​During the evening program we will ​honor Hanukkah, the Jewish festival of lights by​ lighting the Menorah candles, along with ​reciting ​the Hebrew​ prayers. SCHEDULE FOR THE DAY: 10:00 am - 4:30 pm: Seva (... more ›
Tuesday
Dec
31
A Multi-Day Event
Ring in the New Year with the best energy: New Year's Eve at the MA Center. Spiritual talk, bhajans all night, sacred chanting, peace prayers and more.
Stay tuned for more details and schedule.
Wednesday
Jan
01
7:30am - 6:00pm
Start the New Year with a full day retreat at MA Center, San Ramon led by Br. Dayamrita Chaitanya, one of Amma’s senior disciples. The Retreat provides time for introspection, prayer, and meditation. This is a wonderful opportunity to further deepen our spiritual practice and knowledge for the new... 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

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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