Saturday Satsang & Karthika: in-person

Mar 25, 2023 5:30pm-8:00pm (ended)

Every month, a special program is held in honor of Amma’s birthstar, Karthika. 

The program will include Karthika Puja, Amma’s 108 names, Bhajans, and Arati and closing prayers to end the program.


  • Karthika Puja (including Amma’s 108 names)
  • Bhajans
  • Arati and closing prayers

Prayer list: please submit the names of people to be added by 7:00 PM on Friday at:

Masks Indoors are optional and a personal preference. We request you to remember that the health and safety of all who wish to attend the program should remain uppermost in our minds and hearts. If you feel at all sick, have a fever, or have been exposed to anyone who tests positive for Covid-19, please do not attend.


  • Prasad and Chai will be available after the program.
  • A boxed dinner option will be available as part of the Food From Home order form and can be picked up after the program. Indoor seating will be available for dinner on the temple balcony. 

Dinner orders will only be taken via the Food From Home initiative.

Food From Home meal service
For any snacks or dinner you have the option to order from our Food From Home meal service, that you can pick up after the program. Food From Home offers deliveries as well as  pick up options. See more details, menu for the week, and order at

Please note:
BART pickup and the MA Center library will not be available at this time and we apologize for any inconvenience. Please stay tuned for updates on when we are able to resume these services.

If you have any question, please contact the Events team:

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The Daily Programs are not open to the public 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