Coummunity Pre-Tour Seva Day

Next event (Weekly): Jul 13, 2024 10:30am-8:30pm 

Amma's 2024 Summer North American tour commences in early July, and MA Center Chicago will host Amma's Chicagoland programs. We need your help getting MA Center Chicago ready - please join us every Saturday & Sunday at 10:30 am leading up to Amma's programs Aug 9 -11 to lend a hand in the preparations. 

On Saturdays, seva will be followed by satsang. Group archana will be held at 6 pm, followed by bhajans, arati, meditation, and dinner.

Masking is recommended in group gatherings and spaces at MA Center Chicago. Keeping the health and safety of all who wish to attend uppermost in our minds, please abide by the following COVID guidelines:

If you have any COVID symptoms, test immediately. If you test positive, isolate for 5 days after symptom onset, please limit contact with others, mask around others, and avoid indoor gatherings for five days after the test result.

If you have any questions, please email macenterchicago@ammagroups.org.

Sunday
Jul
14
3:00pm - 5:00pm
Join the MA Center Chicago knitting and crocheting group to help people in need of warm hats, scarves, and more. The group meets from 3PM to 5PM on the second and fourth Sunday of each month in the South Lodge Community Room.  All skill levels are welcome, and if you are unable to attend the... more ›
Saturday
Jul
20
2:00pm - 3:00pm
The Amrita Book Club of North America gives participants an opportunity to dive more deeply into Amma’s teachings. The club meets twice a month on the first and third Saturdays from 2 pm to 3 pm via Zoom to explore Amma’s books and books written by Amma's senior disciples. All are welcome to attend... more ›
Sunday
Jul
28
3:00pm - 5:00pm
Join the MA Center Chicago knitting and crocheting group to help people in need of warm hats, scarves, and more. The group meets from 3PM to 5PM on the second and fourth Sunday of each month in the South Lodge Community Room.  All skill levels are welcome, and if you are unable to attend the... more ›
Sunday
Aug
04
8:00am - 2:00pm
Inspired by Amma's teachings, Mother’s Kitchen groups in North America prepare, cook and serve 150,000 meals for the homeless and hungry each year. At MA Center Chicago, on the first Sunday of every month, we prepare food in the MACC kitchen starting at 8AM and then serve it at a local shelter. If... more ›
Sunday
Sep
01
8:00am - 2:00pm
Inspired by Amma's teachings, Mother’s Kitchen groups in North America prepare, cook and serve 150,000 meals for the homeless and hungry each year. At MA Center Chicago, on the first Sunday of every month, we prepare food in the MACC kitchen starting at 8AM and then serve it at a local shelter. If... more ›
Sunday
Oct
06
8:00am - 2:00pm
Inspired by Amma's teachings, Mother’s Kitchen groups in North America prepare, cook and serve 150,000 meals for the homeless and hungry each year. At MA Center Chicago, on the first Sunday of every month, we prepare food in the MACC kitchen starting at 8AM and then serve it at a local shelter. If... more ›
Sunday
Nov
03
8:00am - 2:00pm
Inspired by Amma's teachings, Mother’s Kitchen groups in North America prepare, cook and serve 150,000 meals for the homeless and hungry each year. At MA Center Chicago, on the first Sunday of every month, we prepare food in the MACC kitchen starting at 8AM and then serve it at a local shelter. If... more ›
Sunday
Dec
01
8:00am - 2:00pm
Inspired by Amma's teachings, Mother’s Kitchen groups in North America prepare, cook and serve 150,000 meals for the homeless and hungry each year. At MA Center Chicago, on the first Sunday of every month, we prepare food in the MACC kitchen starting at 8AM and then serve it at a local shelter. If... more ›

Our daily spiritual practices include:

WHITE FLOWER MEDITATION
Daily* at 6:00 pm

Amma requests everyone to regularly practice this meditation once or twice a day for the benefit of the entire world. Join us every evening (except Satsang days, which are generally every Saturday) for Amma's White Flower Meditation via Zoom: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85858112151?pwd=SVllVHVZS1BIU050Uy8xRHpqcUZpQT09

Meeting ID: 858 5811 2151

Passcode: 549947
One tap mobile
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The White Flower meditation at 6 pm CT is preceded by a 10-minute silent Ma Om meditation, so please feel free to join the Zoom early (at 5:50 pm CT) to participate.

A photo of the MA Center Chicago altar, including Amma's picture

EVENING BHAJANS
Daily* at 6:30 pm (in-person only)

  • Guru Stotram Chanting
  • Bhajans (devotional singing)
  • Closing prayers and Arati