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2011 Guru Purnima Celebration

Guru Purnima is the most important time of the year for receiving the blessings of holy people.  Blessings received during this time are equal to the blessings received during the entire rest of the year.

In honor of Guru Purnima, this year we will celebrate the divinity, grace and abundant blessings from Amma on Friday, July 15 in the San Francisco Bay Area.

The program will include a cultural performance, Amma's divine discourse and bhajans. We will also have an opportunity to celebrate Amma’s Divine Being through the ever sacred Sri Pada Puja to Amma’s lotus feet.

According to India's venerable rishis, cosmic energy flows through the human body, entering through the crown chakra and leaving through the feet. This is the reason why so much importance is given to the holy lotus feet of God, one's guru, or any holy person. The guru becomes a channel for tremendous cosmic energy, which is available to all through the guru's lotus feet. Thus, honoring the guru at this time of year is most auspicious. Cosmic energy flows from the guru's feet in abundance.

Amma has touched the lives of countless people in her incarnation, leaving devotees overflowing with bliss and tremendous gratitude. You are cordially invited to join us in our celebration of appreciation to our beloved Amma.

Guru Purnima Retreat

You are also invited to join Amma for a weekend silent meditation retreat following the Guru Purnima Celebration.

This year, Amma's grace flows abundantly with opportunities to serve, meditate, and receive spiritual blessings. The Guru Purnima Chakra Cleansing Retreat is a truly unique event that teaches practices previously given by Amma only at her ashram in India.

Amma will again be blessing us with shaktipat transmission during the retreat. Information and registration form will be available at a later date.

Nearby Hotels/Transportation

TownePlace Plaza Marriott
1428 Falcon Drive
Milpitas, California 95035

Distance from
Jain Temple: Few blocks
San Jose Aiport: 12 Miles

SFO Airport: 50 Miles

Best Western Brookside Inn
400 Valley Way
Milpitas, CA 95035-4136
Ph: (408) 263-5566
Discount Rate Available: $55/night plus tax (mention Amma Group)

Distance from:
Jain Temple: 4 Miles
San Jose Aiport: 12 Miles
SFO Airport: 50 Miles

Transportation from San Jose Airport

Bajaj Taxi     (408) 824-3959 - Fare is approximately $20 from airport to temple or nearby hotels.  



The 2011 Guru Purnima Celebration will be held

on Friday, July 15
in the San Francisco
Bay Area

Jain Temple

722 S. Main Street

Milpitas, CA 95035





Guru Purnima Weekend Silent Meditation Retreat

July 15 - 17

Jain Temple

722 S. Main Street
Milpitas, CA 95035




(408) 252-1607
(510) 565-4486
(510) 209-8697

Guru Purnima

Sri Pada Puja - Sponsorship

Sri Pada Puja prasad is an enduring spiritual treasure. Anyone can sponsor the Sri Pada Puja and receive the prasad, whether you are present at Guru Purnima or are not able to join us for the event itself.

Information about prasad options for the Sri Pada Puja will be available at a later date.

Guru Purnima Sri Pada Puja Sponsorship Form
(will be posted at a later date)

(Adobe Acrobat PDF File - requires free reader below)

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"Come one step toward me, and I will come a thousand steps toward you." ~ Amma


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