Amma's Pacific Northwest Region
Trees for Amma’s birthday - Update

You can still participate! Amma’s birthday has passed, and the pledge period has ended, but you still have until Dec. 20th to plant trees and have them counted. Use this form to report how many trees you planted by Dec. 20th.
Portland Satsang
Amma’s Portland Satsang joined Friends of Trees on Saturday, October 13 to serve the City of Beaverton and Clean Water Services at Upper Fanno Wetland. We planted hundreds of native trees and shrubs to green this special site. We experienced some very poor soil conditions (e.g. really rocky!) that made planting challenging but it didn’t stop us! In fact, we even did some significant trash seva on site.
Sri Lakshmi from Vashon Island
On September 27th, we made a family pledge to plant 21 trees by December 20th, 2018. Since then we have planted over 180 native evergreen and western red cedar, all donated from neighbors! We have also given away 65 trees.
MA Center PNW - Maltby Farm
We gathered at Maltby Farm on October 13 and planted a total of 282 Willow tree cuttings (live stakes) that will help control the Reed canary grass. We plan to add Spruce, Western Red Cedar, Red Alder trees to the area. Diversity and the different layer highs of the canopy will add a better habitat for animal and plants.
IAM-35 Course, Seattle, Oct 20 - 21
2-Day IAM-35 Course, Seattle area, Oct 20 - 21
The IAM® (Integrated Amrita Meditation Technique) is a powerful tool for our personal and spiritual growth. Amma has said that this meditation acts on a very subtle level--eradicating all our negative tendencies, slowly but surely, and gives obvious practical results very fast. She has assured us that if we practice IAM regularly we will see all aspects of our lives improve.
There is no time like NOW to learn the IAM Technique! Please notify your friends and acquaintances who might like to attend.
When: Saturday 1:00pm – 6:00pm and Sunday 1:00pm - 5:00pm.
Where: Seattle Holistic Center, 7700 Aurora Ave N (Greenlake)(Map)
Contact: Jagati at or 206-650-7798 to Register.
You must attend BOTH days to complete the 2-Day Course.

IAM-35 Refresher Course - Sunday October 21
If you have already taken the IAM-35 Course you are eligible to attend the IAM-35 Refresher Course, on Sunday Oct. 21st, from 1 – 3 pm offered concurrently at the same location (Map).
Please contact Jagati at or 206-650-7798 to Register.
If you have gotten irregular with your IAM practice or just want to strengthen it, then the Refresher Course is for you! At the Refresher you can ask questions, clarify and deepen your understanding of the technique, and be guided through the steps of practice. Many who have attended Refresher Courses have found that they gained a great intellectual and experiential boost to their IAM practice. You are also welcome to attend any or all of the IAM-35 class.
“Meditation is as precious as gold. Not a moment devoted to meditation ever goes to waste; rather it brings tenfold gain.” - Amma
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