Amma's Pacific Northwest Region
IAM® - Integrated Amrita Meditation Technique
The IAM - Integrated Amrita Meditation Technique is a powerful tool for our 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.
The 2-Day IAM Course is offered for those people who are deeply interested in spiritual practice. This is the IAM Course that has been offered at Amma's retreats for the past 15 years. The Course includes Amma's spiritual teachings on meditation and practical guidance for a worry-free life. You will learn a 35 minute practice integrating several modalities focusing on movement, breath, sound and light.
When 2-Day IAM-35 Course
Saturday March 28, 1pm – 6pm
& Sunday March 29, 1pm - 5pm*
IAM-35 Refresher Course
Sunday March 29, 1pm - 3pm
Where Sri Janani Yoga (formerly Seattle Holistic Center)
7700 Aurora Ave N
Seattle, WA 98103 (Map)
Register Contact Kumuda at
or by phone at (206) 799-6846
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 $15 - $20.

* Please Note, you must attend on both days when attending the full IAM-35 course.

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
PNW Winter Retreat 2020 Report
The recent PNW Winter Retreat at Camp Casey on Whidbey Island was a spiritually uplifting, and fun-filled weekend! Coming together in Amma’s love, we opened our circle with each person tying a red thread around their wrist. As we all held onto a continuous red thread, we raised our voices, singing:
“We are all beads, strung on the same thread,
Each one is different yet all are the same.
Love is the thread that joins us together,
Love is the essence of God in us all.”

Winter Retreat
During the retreat, we gathered in Amrita Temple to chant sacred names, sing bhajans, and participate in creative, devotional and heart-based workshops. On Saturday night we delighted in sharing our personal Amma stories with each other, bringing laughter and longing.
Devi’s Diner served up nourishing vegan meals lovingly prepared by folks from every Satsang in attendance. And we are grateful to those who washed the many pots, pans, and dirty dishes.
Mother Nature offered us many opportunities to bow down in gratitude at Her magnificence! Some of the sights included Bald Eagles overhead, deer in the fields and harbor seals playing in kelp beds. A group of people took advantage of one cold and sunny afternoon to pick up Styrofoam liter off the beach.
The PNW Winter Retreat Committee is truly humbled and grateful to all the many hands that supported this memorable weekend.
To enjoy more photos from the event please visit the 2020-Winter retreat-Google Drive: Feel free to add your own photos from the winter retreat to the google Winter Retreat 2020 file. Please do not delete any images.
Winter Retreat Lost and Found
Winter Retreat
Are any of these items yours?
Also: Camp Casey found a pair of jeans and a shirt in a drawer in th women’s J dorm. Contact Camp Casey directly at 360-678-5050 if they’re yours.
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Om Lokah Samastah Sukhino Bhavantu
Program Guide 2020
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