March 24, 2024 Midwest
Holi 2024 was celebrated at MA Center Chicago in the presence of Swamini Ambikamrita Prana. It was a beautiful day to enjoy the festivities.  See more photos here >>
March 17, 2024 Midwest
During Amma's 2016 Shivaratri message, she said, "Shivaratri is a celebration of sacrifice, dispassion and renunciation. Shivaratri teaches us to abandon all other thoughts in contemplation of God, and to realize the ultimate purpose of human life." This year, MA Center Chicago held an all-night... more ›
January 27, 2024 Midwest
Thaipsum was celebrated in the presence of Swamini Ambikamrita Prana. This festival is dedicated to the Hindu god Murugan, the son of Shiva and Parvati. Murugan is also known as Kartikeya, Subramaniam, Sanmukha, Shadanana, Skanda, and Guha. It is believed that on this day, Goddess Parvati presented... more ›
February 21, 2023 United States
AYUDH Chicago hosted its first-ever AYUDH Winter Retreat January 13 - 15. The retreat was open to all ages and included people from all over the U.S. The organizers chose C20 as the retreat's primary theme because the government of India appointed Amma as chair of the country’s... more ›
June 1, 2022 United States
The ashram of a living master serves as a sanctuary, where one can contemplate, reflect, and recharge. The MA Center Chicago 10th Anniversary retreat, held on the beautiful 142-acre MA Center Chicago campus Friday May 13 through Sunday May 15 was the perfect sanctuary for the 150 retreatants, many... more ›
November 28, 2021 IL
"There is one truth that shines through all of creation. God is the pure consciousness that dwells in everything. Rivers, mountains, plants, animals, the sun, moon and stars, you and I...are all expressions of this one Reality. It is by assimilating this truth into our lives, and thus... more ›
October 1, 2021 Chicago
Madder has been grown for centuries for its excellent dyeing properties. A member of the coffee family, this perennial has roots that make for a bright red dye that doesn’t fade in the light. Madder root is a natural source of red, pink, orange, apricot, lilac, purple, brown, and black shades of... more ›
April 6, 2020 Illinois
AMMA'S 2020 NORTH AMERICA TOUR POSTPONED - MESSAGE FROM SWAMIJI Aum Amriteshwaryai Namaha, As the Corona virus weaves the future right before our eyes, hopes for Amma’s Summer Tour are fading faster and faster every day. Now it seems to be an impossibility to conduct it as per the usual schedule,... more ›
August 5, 2019 Illinois
On July 13, 2019, during Amma’s Chicago programs at MA Center Chicago, US Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi honored Amma with a congressional commendation recognizing her humanitarian initiatives and conservation efforts across the globe. Congressman Krishnamoorthi represents Chicago's west and... more ›
April 16, 2019 Chicago
Amma Program at MA Center Chicago  41W501 Keslinger Road, Elburn, IL 60119 Nearby Hotels:
10 minute drive Fairfield Inn
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St. Charles, IL 60174
1.630.845.5500 or 1.800.228.2800 15 to 20 minute drive Geneva Motel... more ›