Amma's Pacific Northwest Region
Br. Dayamrita Chaitanya visit IAM-20
Winter Retreat Vancouver Seva Social Projects
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H a p p y H o l i d a y s !
Wishing you and your families a blessed and joyous holiday season!
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Br. Dayamrita Chaitanya in Seattle, Dec 18,19
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We are blessed to announce that Br. Dayamrita Chaitanya is coming to the Seattle area for two days -- Sunday (12/18) and Monday (12/19). For this holiday season the residents of the Maltby property will host Swamiji in Maltby. Everyone is warmly invited to come.
 
Sun, Dec 18, 4pm: Satsang with Br. Dayamrita, followed by a potluck dinner.
Mon, Dec 19, 7pm: Br. Dayamrita will lead us in Archana and hold a Q&A. A potluck meal will follow.
 
Please plan to carpool if at all possible. You can contact Yasas for directions at drenn108@gmail.com.
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IAM-20 Course – Seattle, Jan 15
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IAM-20© Course
When: Sun, January 15th, 1:00pm - 4:30pm
Where: Seattle Holistic Center, 7700 Aurora Ave N (Map)
 
Meditation and yoga have been found to be effective tools in re-establishing inner balance, clarity and peace of mind. The IAM-20 version of the IAM-Integrated Amrita Meditation Technique® is streamlined to meet the demands of busy lives. IAM-20 offers an integration of gentle relaxation exercises with an effective and easy-to-practice meditation technique that can be comfortably performed by anyone in just 20 minutes. Don't miss this opportunity to experience a powerful meditation technique created by Amma, an internationally recognized humanitarian and spiritual teacher. Benefits include reducing stress and anxiety, increased energy, creativity, productivity and more.
 
To Register, contact Jagati at ammasjagati@gmail.com or 206-650-7798 There is no charge for learning the IAM Technique, however there will be a small donation requested to cover the costs of the facility, snacks and class materials. Typically, the amount is $10-15 for IAM-20.
 
IAM-20© Refresher Course
When: Sun, January 15th, 3:00pm – 4:30pm
Need a tune up? If you have already taken the IAM-20 course you are eligible to attend the Refresher Course, offered concurrently at the same location.
Pre-registration requested to: ammasjagati@gmail.com
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PNW Winter Retreat in Oregon
February 18-20, 2017
Camp Namanu
The Oregon Satsang is hosting the annual PNW Winter Retreat at Camp Namanu on Feb 18-20. Camp Fire's Camp Namanu is just 40 minutes from downtown Portland on 550 secluded, wooded acres beside the Sandy River, just south of the Columbia River Gorge.
 
To learn what the annual PNW retreat is all about, please read the report from the last retreat here. Retreat registration information is coming soon.
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Vancouver Satsang Holiday Seva
Each year, 'Presents of Peace' is organized through the YWCA to provide families in need with funds for food at Christmas time, as well as gifts from the wish-lists of each family member. Ammas Vancouver Satsang, sponsored by Amma Canada, is able to shop for, wrap up, and deliver presents to a number of families each year through this program.
 
For all of us, it is a great way to start the holiday season, sharing Amma's compassion and joy even in such a small way.
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Holiday Bazaar News
Thank you everyone for your support of the Holiday Bazaar by donating items and creating items including all the wonderful baked items, jewelry and Amma ornaments. Thank you healers for offering your services! We had wonderful music provided by singer/musicians Satyasilan Nelson and Steve Grant. We also had the generous help of various elves who helped set-up and take down the Bazaar on Saturday and Sunday as well as elves who helped sell items throughout the two afternoons. We also thank all of you who stopped by to say hello and/or to purchase something. Lastly thanks to Susanta and Jagadish for generously donating the use of the Seattle Holistic Center. This event was a fundraiser for the Maltby property.
 
THANK YOU EVERYONE!
The Holiday Bazaar Team; Satyavati, Visala, Gopika
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Satsangs & Social Projects
Get the latest details about satsangs in the region and social projects like Mother's Kitchen and Green Friends here.
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use a mirror to look at your own."
- Amma

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