MA Center PNW Auction 2019

Etw 1 s550
March 2019
08:00 PM PST
March 2019
06:03 PM PDT
GOAL $25,001.00
19.2% To Goal

About Our Auction

Welcome to the 23rd Annual Amma Satsang auction to be held on Saturday, March 23, 2019 at the Hilton Bellevue, 300 112th Avenue SE, Bellevue, WA 98004. Doors open at 4:00 p.m. This auction will begin as an online auction to go live on Saturday, March 9th and then transition into a silent/live auction on March 23rd. If you are still the winning bidder after the March 23rd date, we will make arrangements with you to secure the items you've won.

All of the proceeds of this year’s auction will benefit the international charitable organization Embracing the World. For more information and to purchase tickets go to

Embracing the World is a global network of regional humanitarian organizations inspired by the India-based humanitarian initiatives of the Mata Amritanandamayi Math (MAM). Embracing the World exists to help alleviate the burden of the world’s poor through helping to meet each of their five basic needs — food, shelter, healthcare, education, and livelihood — wherever and whenever possible. We are especially focused on helping to meet these needs in the aftermath of major disasters.

Mata Amritanandamayi Math is Amma’s India-based humanitarian and spiritual organization. Best known for its massive housebuilding project, and as the leading nongovernmental provider of relief for Indian survivors of the 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami, MAM holds Special Consultative Status under the United Nations Economic and Social Council.

For more information about Embracing the World please visit

Now, please peruse all items or view your favorite categories and know that every bid and purchase you make is benefitting a great cause. A couple of tips:

1. You must first create an account to make bids.
2. Bidding for items after the online bidding closes will take place at the live event on March 23rd. Bids made at the event will be the final bids. If you are not attending the live event and would like someone to make proxy bids for you, please contact us before the online bidding closes on Thursday March 21st.
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About MA Center PNW

MA Center in the Pacific Northwest is a vibrant group of people from the Oregon, Washington and British Columbia area who are drawn to Mata Amritanandamayi (Amma) – her spiritual teachings, environmental initiatives, and humanitarian efforts. We are a diverse community that welcomes, accepts, and celebrates the differences of each individual. Inspired by Amma’s message of Love and Compassion and by Amma’s global network of regional humanitarian organizations known collectively as Embracing the World, we meet throughout the region to pray, to celebrate in community, and to dedicate ourselves to making a difference in the world. Join us in the many ongoing activities and projects.

The Mata Amritanandamayi Center PNW (MA Center PNW) is the Washington nonprofit organizational arm of the MA Center San Ramon. The MA Center San Ramon is the North American center for Her Holiness Mata Amritanandamayi's (Amma) humanitarian activities as well as a spiritual retreat center.

At present the MA Center PNW exists and acts through the selfless service of local volunteers. Regular volunteer-run projects in the Pacific Northwest region include:

--Preparing and serving meals for shelters in the region every weekend of the month. Food is being distributed to the needy in Eugene, OR; Portland, OR; Seattle, WA; Vancouver BC; and Victoria BC.
--Regularly organizing meditation instructional sessions to teach Amma's IAM - Integrated Amrita Meditation Technique®.
--Organizing and/or participating in local litter cleanup.
--Collaborating with other non-profit organizations such as interfaith communities, permaculture schools, litter projects such as KickButts, etc.
--Offering Amrita Bala Kendra which is a gathering for children ages 5 to 14. The classes are designed to inculcate values and principles shaping them towards becoming responsible citizens
--Regularly meeting around the region for satsangs and other religious gatherings.

For more information, please email us at . You may also leave a message or text us at (828) 738-2662 (AMMA).

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