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Amma Sri Karunamayi Visits Toronto, ON

Amma Sri Karunamayi visits Toronto, Ontario - 2019

We are very pleased to announce that Amma Sri Karunamayi will be holding her Spiritual programs again this year in the Toronto, Ontario area June 26–30, 2019.
You can register for the programs below..

 

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Contact Information

If you have any questions about the Toronto programs please contact the city co-ordinator Dan Spiers at (416) 893-2116 or other co-ordinators ​​905-542-7886, 647-408-7571, 647-926-3327, 416-893-2116 or send an email to Toronto@Karunamayi.org.

 

Evening Discourse – (Free Public Program/Discourse by Amma)

Wednesday, June 26, 7 PM – 9 PM

We cordially invite you to join Amma for an evening of divine knowledge in the Toronto, Ontario area. The talk is free and open to the public for all to attend. Participants will be spiritually nourished by Amma’s serene presence, silent meditations, discourses and spiritual chanting.

Amma often gives her divine discourse after a brief period of meditation for world peace. The subjects include the spiritual and philosophical, as well as practical advice on developing inner purity, compassion, and how to live one’s spiritual life dedicated to serving society. Darshan takes place at the conclusion of the program, and is a special time to receive the personal touch and blessings from Amma. This healing touch purifies the mind and heart, and awakens the cosmic energy within us. A complimentary dinner will be served at the conclusion of the program.

Location
Merupuram Sri Maha Pathirakali Amman Temple
1510 Birchmount Rd,
Scarborough, Ontario, Canada M1P 2G6
Location is south of Ellesmere Rd, west side of Birchmount

Website
www.ambal.ca

Contacts
(647) 294-7950, (647) 926-3327, (905) 542 7886 or email Toronto@karunamayi.org

Evening Discourse – (Free Public Program – Puja & Abhishekam)

Thursday, June 27, 7 PM – 10 PM

We cordially invite you to join Amma for an evening of divine knowledge in the Toronto, Ontario area. The talk is free and open to the public for all to attend. Participants will be spiritually nourished by Amma’s serene presence, silent meditations, discourses and spiritual chanting.

Amma often gives her divine discourse after a brief period of meditation for world peace. The subjects include the spiritual and philosophical, as well as practical advice on developing inner purity, compassion, and how to live one’s spiritual life dedicated to serving society. Darshan takes place at the conclusion of the program, and is a special time to receive the personal touch and blessings from Amma. This healing touch purifies the mind and heart, and awakens the cosmic energy within us. A complimentary dinner will be served at the conclusion of the program.

Location
Hindu Heritage Centre
6300 Mississauga Rd
Mississauga, Otario, Canada, L5N 1A7

Website
www.hinduvision.com

Contacts
(647) 926-3327, (647) 869-0374, (416) 893-2116 or email Toronto@karunamayi.org


Individual Blessing DAYS/Saraswati Diksha – (Free Public Program)

Friday, June 28, 11 AM – 6 PM

Individual Blessings are offered on a first come, first served basis. Please be prepared to relax for some time in the charged atmosphere of the hall. Due to the large number of people attending this program, individuals arriving after 2:30 pm are not guaranteed an Individual Blessing with Amma.

(Please note: Each person may only receive one individual blessing per yearly tour. First time attendees who have never received an individual blessing from Amma before will be given priority in the group)..

Saraswati Mantra Diksha is available for students, ages 4-24. Those who wish to receive Diksha should come fully bathed or showered (with head and hair washed) and dressed in modest, white attire. Saraswati Diksha is offered periodically throughout the day, as groups of students coalesce.

While Individual Blessings are free, there is a nominal suggested donation for Saraswati Mantra Diksha. A complimentary vegetarian meal will be served at the conclusion of the program.

For more information on individual blessings please see our Guide to Individual Blessings

Location
First Unitarian Congregation
175 St Clair Ave W,
Toronto, ON
M4V 1P7, Canada

Parking
For parking information visit www.firstunitariantoronto.org

Coordinators Contacts
(905) 542-7886
(647) 408-7571
(647) 926-3327
(416) 893-2116


1 Day SILENT Meditation Retreat – (Half-Day options are also available)

Saturday, June 29, 9 AM – 6 PM

We cordially invite you to join Amma for a one-day silent meditation retreat in the Toronto, Ontario area. All meditators, from beginners to those with an established practice, will benefit from the special retreat atmosphere. Participants will be spiritually nourished by Amma’s serene presence, silent meditations, discourses and spiritual chanting.

Based on the success of last year’s retreats, Amma has graciously offered to continue having one-day retreats as part of her 2018 Tour. They are being offered so that more people can take advantage of this precious time with Amma in a retreat setting without disrupting their busy schedules. The retreats will provide an invaluable opportunity for devotees to deepen their meditation practice and to listen to the inspirational wisdom of Amma’s divine discourses.

Amma has specially designed her one-day meditation retreats so that all who attend will derive the most benefit. For this purpose, participants are requested to maintain silence throughout the retreat.

You will receive a confirmation letter with more information, including guidelines on what to bring to the retreat, after your registration form has been processed. Refunds will be given through June 21st only (with $15 cancellation fee). No refunds can be offered after this date.

Additional Details:

  • Full-day or half-day registration options are available
  • Participants are also requested to wear modest, white attire to the retreat
  • The morning session concludes after lunch. The afternoon session begins with lunch
  • Light breakfast, lunch and snacks are provided for half and full day attendees
  • Accommodations are not included for one-day retreats
  • Children under 17 years of age need special permission to attend the retreat
  • Amma does not grant personal interviews during meditation retreats

For more information on the mediation retreat please see our Guide to Meditation Retreats

 

Location
Multi-Faith Centre of Toronto
569 Spadina Ave,
Toronto, ON
M5S 2J7, Canada

Public Transportation & Parking
www.studentlife.utoronto.ca/mf

Contacts
(416) 893-2116, (647) 408-7571, (647) 869-0374, (905) 542-7886 or email Toronto@Karunamayi.org


Homa (Sacred Fire Ceremony) – (Free Public Program)

Sunday, June 30, 9 AM – 6 PM

Homa is the most ancient and sacred ceremony in the Vedic tradition of Sanatana Dharma. It is a fire in which forms of the Divine are invoked through the power of mantra and profound spiritual intention. Special offerings are cast into the fire while Sanskrit mantras are chanted, and the combined energy of the fire, offerings, and mantras generates powerful spiritual vibrations that bless and purify everyone present, spreading peace and healing through the world.

Things to know and bring

  • Please wear clean, modest attire that covers the knees and shoulders
  • Bring a pillow or blanket if you plan on sitting on the ground. Chairs are also provided
  • Please turn all beepers and cell phones off or to blink/vibrate mode so that others are not disturbed
  • Please do not take photos without special permission beforehand. Video and audio-taping are not permitted

For more information on the homa sarcred fire ceremony please see our Guide to Sacred Fire Ceremonies

 

ONLINE HOMA SPONSORSHIPS ARE AVAILABLE HERE

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Location
Sringeri Vidya Bharati Foundation – SVBF
80 Brydon Dr,
Etobicoke, Ontario, Canada, M9W 4N6

Contacts
(647) 294-7950, (647) 926-3327, (905) 542-7886 or email Toronto@Karunamayi.org

We look forward to a blissful time with Amma basking in her radiant love, taking in her blessings, bhajans and absorbing her Divine grace and wisdom!

For more information on Amma’s 2019 US Tour please visit:
www.karunamayi.org/world-tour/north-america.

Om Shanti Shanti Shanti
Lokah Samastah Sukhino Bhavantu

 

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