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Special Events in October 2015

Neskowin Satsang Oct 2 - 4

Dear Amma Devotees,

All of you are invited to Neskowin this weekend to share in Amma chants, satsang, songs, meditation and nature. The weather is chilly, but good for hardy campers. Let us know if you want to camp or stay inside the cabin. In either case please bring Sleeping Bags. We look forward to communing with all of you. Come anytime after 4pm on Friday.

Please bring food to share for all the meals, snacks, your sleeping bag, pillow and comfy clothes. Tent if camping. Bring a warm coat and hat for Dome fire ceremonies in the early AM and nature or beach walks. Come for any or all of it.

Please RSVP so we can cook and prepare the Spaces accordingly..Hope to see many of you soon. May we all be open to receive Amma's Grace. Om Namah Shivaya!

Much Love,
Shuba and Chidambaran

When:   Friday Oct 2, 4pm – Oct 4 Noon
Where:   7980 Slab Creek Road, Neskowin, Oregon 97149 (Map)
Contact:   Shuba and Chidambaran at
or 503-392-3037, 503-801-4019


Litter Work Party in Maltby Oct 10

The PNW Litter Project was asked to coordinate a litter pick up work party at the Maltby property, location of the future MA Center- PNW. Hopefully devotees, from this area as well as Oregon and British Columbia will participate even if they have never worked with the Litter Project before. Accommodations will be arranged for those who need them.

Redmond satsang will meet Saturday afternoon so consider participating in that event as well!

When:   October 10, 10am – Noon
Where:   22404 134th Ave SE, Snohomish, WA 98296 (Map)
Contact:   Karuna P. at 206-931-5299


Navarathri Celebrations at Redmond Oct 13 - 22

The different stages of spiritual progress are reflected in the sequence of celebrations during Navaratri (nine nights). The divine mother is worshipped as Durga, Lakshmi and Saraswati during navarathri. Group chanting of the 1000 names of the divine mother every day at 7pm (except Sunday)

When:   October 13 - 22, 6:30 - 8pm
Where:   15714 NE 117th St, Redmond, WA 98052 (Map)
Contact:   Kavita at or 206-499-2418


Full Moon Archana at Victoria Oct 27

Every Full Moon, members of the Victoria Satsang gather to celebrate the Full Moon with chanting the 1000 names of the Goddess and meditation. Please feel free to join us.

When:   October 27, 7 - 9pm
Contact:   Victoria satsang at


Kartika Satsang at Redmond Oct 28

Kartika puja is performed every month during the birthstar of Amma, Kartika.

When:   October 28, 7 - 8:30pm
Where:   15714 NE 117th St, Redmond, WA 98052 (Map)
Contact:   Theresa at or 206-931-5299

Pacific Northwest Winter Retreat 2016

Please mark your calendar for the Pacific Northwest Retreat at Loon Lake on Feb 6-8, 2016.
PNW Winter Retreat

Pacific Northwest GreenFriends Newsletter - October 2015

Read the latest GreenFriends newsletter here
GreenFriends Newsletter

Amma's Birthday Fundraising Match for MA Center PNW

Amma Birthday Match
Namaste PNW Satsangs!
Dear friends,
We have received an amazing opportunity to match funds donated for Ma's birthday. 3 folks have stepped forward together to match up to $8000. that is donated to the MA PNW . This makes it a perfect time to make a donation to our new center! That would be a total of $16,000! So Amazing!
If we make the match, we will have raised $506,000. Jai jai Ma!
Please make checks payable to MA Center and mail to:
Visala Hohlbein
8201 Greenwood Ave N SE
Seattle, WA 98103

Thanks so much for your consideration!
Aum Ma!

Mother's Kitchen

Mothers Kitchen

Orion Center, Seattle

When:   Thursday Oct 8, 10am - 2pm
Where:   1828 Yale Ave, Seattle, WA 98121 (Map)
Contact:   Satyasilan at 206-618-5532 or

Blanchet House,Portland

When:   Tuesday Oct 13 and 27 from 4 - 6:00pm
Where:   310 NW Glisan Street, Portland, OR 97209 (Map)
Contact:   Karen at

Quest Food Exchange, Vancouver, British Columbia

When:   Saturday October 17, 11am - 2pm
Where:   2020 Dundas St, Vancouver, BC V5L 1J4 (Map)
Contact:   Vancouver satsang at

Compass Center, Seattle

When:   Sunday Oct 18, 8am - 11pm
Where:   77 S Washington St, Seattle, WA 98104 (Map)
Contact:   Visala at

Sandwiches and Soup at Victoria, British Columbia

When:   Every Sunday 10am - Noon
Where:   919 Pandora Avenue Victoria, BC V8V 3P4 (Map)
Contact:   Victoria satsang at

Potluck in the Park, Portland

When:   Every Sundays 2 - 5pm
Where:   SW Washington St, Portland, OR 97205 (Map)
Contact:   Register online at
or contact Gunaja at

From Br. Dayamrita Chaitanya's Satsang in Seattle

Swamiji in Seattle
It was wonderful to have Br. Dayamrita in the region last month. If you missed the chance to attend, keep up to date with this newsletter for details on future visits!

Pacific Northwest Satsangs

British Columbia

Cortes Island
Powell River
Saltspring Island




Olympic Peninsula

Social Projects in PNW

Amrita Bala Kendra
Circle of Love
Green Friends
Litter Pickup
Mothers Kitchen
  Pacific Northwest M.A.Center
Portland Blanchet House
Portland Potluck In The Park
Seattle Mother's Kitchen
Quest Food Exchange Vancouver
Victoria Soup Kitchen


"Desire is the cause of sorrow. The happiness that we get from material objects and relationships is only an infinitesimal fraction of the bliss that we get from within." - Amma


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