Lalita Devi Maha Yajnam

Meditation Retreat  May 19th – 23rd        Vedic Fire Ceremony  May 25 – June 3rd

At the SRIM Center 285 Julie Lane, Forsyth GA 31029

Don’t miss the Ganesha Laksha Modaka Homa 

An extremely rare and powerful offering during the final weekend of this year’s Maha Yajnam

Watch Amma’s divine discourse on the significance and benefits of this amazing offering to Lord Ganesha.

yā devī sarva bhūteshu śaktī rūpena samsthitā namastasyai namastasyai namastasyai namo namah

To the Mother Goddess who permeates all of creation in the form of Divine Energy, we bow to her, we bow to her, we bow to her, continuously we bow to her.

What is the Lalita Devi Maha Yajnam?

From May 25th to June 3rd, 2018 , the Lalita Devi Maha Yajnam will be performed at the SRIM Center, located at 285 Julie Lane in Forsyth, GA. Two sacred chants — the Sri Rudram and the Sri Lalita Sahasranama will be a recited by hundreds in attendance during this Maha Yajnam literally means ‘Great Offering’. This program is a 10-day fire ceremony in praise of the Divine Mother Shakti and the Father Lord Shiva that has the power to transform the world and human consciousness.
All are welcome to attend and participate—leave behind the differences of gender, religion, creed, and nationality.  It is not necessary to know the Lalita Sahasranama  or the Rudram to attend or to be a participant in the yajnam.

Who is conducting this program?

This program is being performed under the guidance of Amma Sri Karunamayi. Amma Sri Karunamayi is revered around the world as embodiment of unconditional, divine love.  She is has initiated numerous humanitarian projects around the world through the SMVA Trust, a non-profit organization founded in 1995. Since then Sri Karunamayi has worked tirelessly to empower women and girls and to inspire everyone to live a life of selfless service and love for all.
In the previous years, Maha Yajnam dedicated to the Goddess Shakti as well as to Lord Shiva have been conducted independently at the SRIM Cetner. This year for the first time, a 10-day offering will be made to both Shiva and Shakti.   The program will be one of several powerful prayers for the benefit of humanity that have been conducted  by Her Holiness.  For more information about Amma Sri Karunamayi and Her Holiness’ mission of alleviating suffering from humanity please visit:

Important Note:  Attendance at the Lalita Devi Maha Yajnam kindly requires dress code as follows:  Everyone attending the program is expected to be in the deeksha vastrams–that is, ladies are to wear both the red sarees or golden sarees; men are to wear Yellow dhoti and shalwa.  These are available at the event as well as help for you to dress in traditional clothing.


Be a part of this awesome event. Simply attending the program is free and open to the public. Participating in the event to perform the fire ceremonies (during any or all of the 10 days) requires an application and nominal fee. Participants do not need to know the Lalita Sahasranama. Whether you’re thinking of participating or simply wish to attend, here is where you need to get started!

Travel & Lodging

The SRIM Center is located on a 28-acre serene landscape in Forsyth, GA and the site of Sri Shirdi Baba Mandir. Local hotels near the SRIM Center have agreed to provide accommodations to those people attending the event at discounted rates. Here is where you will find all of these details and much more including shuttle service from Atlanta’s International Airport. *NOW updated with Discounted Hotel Rates*


Receive the benefits without attending in person by sponsoring these sacred ceremonies. Sponsors of the event will have homas, pujas or sevas performed on their behalf as well as on the behalf of their family members. Sponsors will also receive blessed items (energized prasadam) from the event that carry the divine vibrations of the Lalita Devi Maha Yajnam. Sponsorship is now open!

Learn Sri Lalita Sahasranama

 Download the files to learn this sacred chant from Amma herself. 

Sri Lalita Sahasranama Text

Audio Files

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