Amma's Pacific Northwest Region
PNW Auction Winter Retreat KickButts Work Party
Swamy Visit Program Guide Social Projects
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Coming soon!! 2017 PNW AMMA Auction!
Save the Date!
When: April 1st, 2017, 4-9pm
Where: Seattle, Greenwood Neighborhood
Theme: "Fools For Love" April Fools Day!
Dinner: Yes, you know it will be delicious!
 
How to Help: Needed very special items to donate for the LIVE auction ( a weekend at a beach house, plane tickets for two). Needed people to be regional auction contacts from Canada, Oregon and Olympic Peninsula. Email now if you can help!
 
If you have something to donate, the deadline for donation is March 4th, the date of the annual auction work party. Also needed 15 people to bake a dessert for the "Great Dessert Race" But the most important NEED is that you COME to the auction! It is a fun big party Raising money for our new temple at the Maltby property!
 
Contact Visala at Vhohlbein@msn.com for details.
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PNW Winter Retreat begins this weekend!
February 18-20, 2017
Camp Namanu
Click Here to register and for schedule, driving directions.
 
Come join us for three days of Satsang with Br. Dayamrita Chaitanya and your brothers and sisters of Cascadia. Tucked deep in the forest 45 minutes from Portland along the banks of the Sandy river, you will be treated to delicious vegetarian meals, loving community and a chance to deepen your connection with Amma.
 
Events include 2 days of Satsang, Bhajans and Q &A with Swami. Updates on Amma programs and the future PNW ashram. Community heart circle and bhajan set. Time to connect, sing, pray and meditate together. Group Archana, IAM meditation and chanting for world peace.
 
There will also be a children's program with a children's dance performance choreographed by a professional Indian music and dance instructor and a hike for teenagers with Swami Dayamrita. There will be time to explore the wilderness alone or as a group as well as do yoga and relax.
 
Registration closes on Eventbrite on Thursday feb 16 at noon. After that time registration can be done over the phone by calling Sumeetra at (503) 754-9572.
 
We look forward to seeing you soon.
In Amma's infinite arms
The Portland Satsang.
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Br. Dayamrita Chaitanya in Seattle - Feb 17
We are honored to have Br. Dayamrita Chaitanya back in Seattle on Feb 17. Join us for an uplifting program of satsang, bhajans (devotional singing), and meditation with Swamiji. All are welcome Ė ask friends and families to come!
 
When: Friday, Feb 17, 7pm (followed by dinner)
Where: 7700 Aurora Ave N, Seattle, WA 98103 (Map)
Contact: Theresa at theresajoss@gmail.com or 206-931-5299
 
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Program Guide
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March 5 Cigarette Butt Pick-up Work Party
The PNW Litter Project will be participating in Kick Butts Day again this year. Kick Butts Day is an annual event organized by the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids www.kickbuttsday.org. Traditionally our way of supporting that event is to pick up cigarette butts in the International District of Seattle.
 
We will hold our work party on Saturday, March 5 from 10 am to noon. Please plan to come. It is fun to work together, and our effort will keep many pounds of cigarette butts out of the landfill, waterways and stomachs of birds, fish and other wildlife. We send the butts to TerraCycle to be recycled into plastic pallets.
 
If you donít live in the Seattle area, consider organizing a work party where you live.... or pick up cigarette butts on your own. It does not need to be on March 5.
 
To learn more about the Seattle work party contact Karuna at karunap108@gmail.com.
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Maha Shivaratri - Feb 24/25
Maha Shivaratri, the night dedicated to Lord Shiva falls on Friday, 24th. The celebrations start on the evening of the 24th and continue till dawn. Read Amma's Shivaratri message from last year here.
 
The Redmond satsang will have Shivaratri celebrations on Friday the 24th from 9 pm.
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From Mother's Kitchen
Mother's Kitchen
Seattle Mother's Kitchen crew on a Sunday morning ready to serve breakfast at the Compas center.
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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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"Keep the child within alive.
A child is never tired of hearing the birds sing, never bored looking at flowers."
- Amma

Contact us at ammapnwregion@ammagroups.org. You can catch up on missed emails at Amma's PNW Newsletter Archive.
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