MA Center Chicago (MACC)

Welcome to MA Center Chicago

Welcome to MA Center Chicago
Welcome to MA Center Chicago
Jan 1, 2019 8:30pm to Jan 1, 2020 11:30pm (ended)

Welcome to MA Center Chicago

SATURDAY SATSANG | IAM-35 | AMRITA KIRTAN CLASS | BOOK CLUB

MA Center Chicago holds several regular programs, including Saturday satsang, guided meditation sessions, bhajan classes, a book club, and Bhagavad Gita class. For more information about regularly scheduled programs and events, click here.

We also have weekly satsang on Saturdays, which is led by MA Center Director Br. Shantamrita Chaitanya, a longtime disciple of Amma, whenever he is at MA Center Chicago.

REGULAR SATSANG SCHEDULE (unless noted otherwise on our events page)
4:00 – 5:00 PM – Archana (chanting)
5:00 – 7:00 PM – Satsang (spiritual talk, bhajans, and closing prayers)
7:00 – 8:00 PM – Dinner (wholesome and vegetarian, available for a modest donation)

Question about MA Center Chicago? Contact us at: chicago@macenters.org or 630-387-5077. Interested in a weekend retreat for spiritual reflection? Inquire about onsite accommodation at macclodging@macenters.org.

Friday
Jun
05
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Amma says the Bhagavad Gita is a celestial song that awakens the sleeping soul. Join us virtually at 7 pm CT every Friday for a replay of one of Swami Shantamritananda Puri's Bhagavad Gita classes. Here is the link for replay on Friday, May 29: https://youtu.... more ›
Saturday
Jun
06
5:00pm - 6:00pm
"A river which flows through many branches will not have a powerful current. If the branches are redirected and the river is redirected to flow only through the main stream, the force of the current will increase greatly. It may even be possible to generate electricity from such a strong current.... more ›
Saturday
Jun
06
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Please join us this Saturday for a special virtual satsang which will include archana (chanting), bhajans, arati, and Amma's White Flower meditation. Satsang will begin at 6:00 pm CT with archana. To join, go to https://zoom.us/j/299646689. Please note all... more ›
Friday
Jun
12
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Amma says the Bhagavad Gita is a celestial song that awakens the sleeping soul. Join us virtually at 7 pm CT every Friday for a replay of one of Swami Shantamritananda Puri's Bhagavad Gita classes. Here is the link for replay on Friday, May 29: https://youtu.... more ›
Saturday
Jun
13
5:00pm - 6:00pm
"A river which flows through many branches will not have a powerful current. If the branches are redirected and the river is redirected to flow only through the main stream, the force of the current will increase greatly. It may even be possible to generate electricity from such a strong current.... more ›
Saturday
Jun
13
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Please join us this Saturday for a special virtual satsang which will include archana (chanting), bhajans, arati, and Amma's White Flower meditation. Satsang will begin at 6:00 pm CT with archana. To join, go to https://zoom.us/j/299646689. Please note all... more ›
Friday
Jun
19
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Amma says the Bhagavad Gita is a celestial song that awakens the sleeping soul. Join us virtually at 7 pm CT every Friday for a replay of one of Swami Shantamritananda Puri's Bhagavad Gita classes. Here is the link for replay on Friday, May 29: https://youtu.... more ›
Saturday
Jun
20
5:00pm - 6:00pm
"A river which flows through many branches will not have a powerful current. If the branches are redirected and the river is redirected to flow only through the main stream, the force of the current will increase greatly. It may even be possible to generate electricity from such a strong current.... more ›
Saturday
Jun
20
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Please join us this Saturday for a special virtual satsang which will include archana (chanting), bhajans, arati, and Amma's White Flower meditation. Satsang will begin at 6:00 pm CT with archana. To join, go to https://zoom.us/j/299646689. Please note all... more ›
Friday
Jun
26
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Amma says the Bhagavad Gita is a celestial song that awakens the sleeping soul. Join us virtually at 7 pm CT every Friday for a replay of one of Swami Shantamritananda Puri's Bhagavad Gita classes. Here is the link for replay on Friday, May 29: https://youtu.... more ›

Our daily spiritual practices at the MA Center Chicago Satsang Hall include:

GROUP IAM-35 MEDITATION (for IAM-35 course graduates)
Daily at 5:15 am

MORNING ARCHANA
Daily at 6:00 am

  • 108 Names of Amma
  • 1000 Names of the Divine Mother, Sri Lalitha Sahasranam
  • Mahisasuradmardini Stotram 

WHITE FLOWER MEDITATION
Daily* at 6:30 pm

EVENING BHAJANS
Daily* at 7:00 pm

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

*Note: On Fridays, if Br. Shantamrita Chaitanya is at MA Center Chicago, we typically have a Bhagavad Gita class with him instead of daily bhajans. On Saturdays, bhajans and group meditation are part of the regular Saturday program.