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Events, Meetings, Satsangs & Bhajans Calendar

Click here to Call to Host Satsangs in London Area.
Click here Amma's UK Embrace.
Click here to go to the Calendar.

Amma says "to gain concentration in this age of materialism, bhajan is easier than meditation. By loud singing, other distracting sounds will be overcome and concentration will be achieved. Bhajan, concentration and meditation, this is the progression. In fact, constant remembrance of God is meditation. Children, bhajan sung with one-pointedness will benefit the singer, the listener and also Mother Nature. Such songs will awaken the listeners minds in due course.

If bhajan is sung without concentration, it is a waste of energy. Bhajan is a spiritual discipline aimed at concentrating the mind on one's Beloved Deity. Through that one-pointedness, one can merge in the Divine Being and experience the Bliss of one's True Self. It does not matter whether one believes in Krishna or Christ, Mother Kali or Mother Mary; a formless God or even a flame, a mountain or an ideal such as world peace can be meditated upon while singing. By letting the mind expand in the sound of the divine chanting, each one can enjoy the peace born of one's inherent divinity."

If you live in the London area and would like to host one of the monthly Sahasranama chantings, preceded by bhajan practice, please contact Yamunah to arrange.

Call to Host Satsangs in London Area There are plans to hold monthly house satsangs in and around London, in addition to the regular monthly satsangs at East Ham, Villa Devi and Sunningdale. These will be held in devpotees' houses and will typically last about three hours and comprise of group chanting of Amma's 108 names, Sri Lalitha Sahasranama archana and Mahishasura mardini stotram, followed by bhajans and meditation. If you are interested in hosting a house satsang or would like more information about what is involved, please contact Sandeep Narayan sandeepnp@hotmail.com 07983 39 7372.

Amma's UK Embrace provides opportunities to request prayers for our loved ones and ourselves and to pray for the healing of our brother and sisters. This group prayer link up will be to ask Amma to hold people in her heart and embrace them. The group prayer will take place every Thursday night at 8:30pm for 10 minutes within your home. Everyone is welcome and people to pray for will be listed on the London Bhajans Eweekly. To subscribe to this please contact Kuldeep ammaskuldeep@gmail.com. To request prayers for yourself or loved ones, please email Shakti tessyannabluepearl@yahoo.com. If you would like to add someone other than yourself please ask their permission first.

If you would like to receive a weekly Bhajan Reminder for the London area by email , which includes weekly programme times and location address, along with potential carpooling locations/contacts, please contact Shakti tessyannabluepearl@yahoo.com.

Satsang meetings generally include some or all of the following: Guru Stotram, 108 names of Amma, Sri Lalita Sahasranama Stotram (1000 Names), Mahisasuramardini Stotram; Reading & Meditation; Bhajans, Arati and a Prasad/Potluck dinner. For more information, please contact the satsang leader.

Date & time

Event & Venue

Contact*

Sat 30 May
6.30pm
Bhajans
Narayana Guru Mission Hall
16 Barking Road,
East Ham, London E6 3BP
Tube: Upton Park
Mrs Suleha Surendran
020 8471 0428
Sun 31 May
6pm
Bhajans
Venue tbc, Totnes, Devon
Acchara
* 07553 982 175 openur_mind@hotmail.com
Tues 2 June
7-9pm

Bhajans
Shekinashram
Dod Lane
Glastonbury
Somerset BA6 8BZ.

Aparna
* 07748 113538
Sat 6 May
4.30pm
Bhajans
14 Sunning Avenue
Sunningdale
Berkshire SL5 9PN
Balakrishna
*+ 07723 346608 ganga@omnamahshivaya.co.uk
Sun 7 June
3pm
Bhajans
29 Albany Villas
Brighton BN3 2RT
3pm Sri Lalita Sahasranama
Joanna Zena
+ 07722 143353
Joannazena@yahoo.com
Sat 13 June
5.30pm
Bhajans
Birmingham B13 9PL
Adele *
whereisadele@yahoo.co.uk
Sun 14 June
11.30am
Bhajans
Villa Devi
99 Breakspears Rd
London, SE4 1TY.
No dinner.
Aloka Pagrut
* aloka.pagrut@gmail.com
Sat 27 June
6pm
Bhajans
147 Wilsdon Way
Kidlington
Oxford, OX51TZ
Kath Eason and Paul
+ 07722557682

30 June-
2 July
6.45am-10pm

Shubamrita visits:
Bath, Brighton and London
more info

Contact info

Every Tuesday
7 for 7.30pm
Bhajans
122 Wells Road
Glastonbury
Somerset BA6 9AG
James
07791 496687
Every Thurs
7.30-9.45pm
Bhajans
Villa Devi
99 Breakspears Rd
London, SE4 1TY.
No dinner.
Antarma
07838650138
Sat 28 Mar
6pm
Bhajans
Highlands,
Well Hill,
Finstock, Oxford OX7 3BU.
Potluck dinner (finger food).
Links in with GreenFriends event
Stuart *+ 01865 764 993 stzwalters@hotmail.co.uk
Monthly
1.30pm
Bhajans
Derby
DE1 3AY
Jane O'Byrne
+ 07989 595483
jane_obyrne@yahoo.co.uk

Monthly

Bhajans
Bristol

Vandita
vandita.amma@gmail.com
07915 604838

Monthly Bhajans
Lower Maescoed,
Herefordshire
Surya Kalkwarf suryaletthesunshine@hotmail.co.uk
07412 269862 / 01981 241290
Monthly
7.30-9pm

Bhajans
The Nature Sanctuary
The Park, Findhorn Foundation
Findhorn, Moray IV36 3TB

Mumta Ito
mumtaito@gmail.com
Monthly
6pm

Oxford

Stuart 0795 0099200 +
stzwalters@hotmail.co.uk

Monthly
5.30pm
Bhajans
Birmingham
B13 9PL
Adele *
whereisadele@yahoo.co.uk

Monthly
1pm

Bhajans
Sheffield
Kaivalya *
lucydevi@yahoo.co.uk

Monthly
1pm

Bhajans
47, Meysydd Y Coleg
Carmarthen SA31 3GR
Wales
Held on the Sunday closest to Kartika
John Chidanand and Sarada
01267 253557
saradathompson@hotmail.com

* Please call beforehand to confirm + as space is limited
+ Please bring a dish to share and/or something for the altar

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Bhajan coordination
If you would like to hold a bhajan in your area,
please contact Mike Sofroniou:
Tel: 01295 680 463
Email: mike@amma.org.uk

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