Self-Realization Fellowship Lake Shrine

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Daily Advisories

International Day of Peace

Thursday, September 21

Thursday Evening Services

Thursday’s Inspirational Services begin at 8:00pm and conclude at 9:00pm.  On the third Thursday of the month the Minister conducts a question and answer known as a Satsanga. All questions have to be submitted one week prior to the service.

Friday & Sunday Evening Meditations

Friday’s meditation begins at 7:30 pm and ends at 9:30pm. On the first Friday of the month the first hour is a guided meditation. Sunday’s meditation begins at 6:30pm and ends at 9:30pm. New to meditation? click HERE to review the meditation guidelines.

Docent Tours

Join us Friday’s at 2:00pm and Sunday’s at 3:00pm for a docent led tour and short meditation. Friday’s tour starts at the Lake level opposite the Gift Shop and Sunday’s begins by the Temple courtyard fountain, all are welcome. Please call and confirm a tour is being held.

Beginner’s Meditation

New to meditation? join us in our Windmill Chapel, Lake Level, Wednesday’s at 12:00pm – 12:30pm for a Monastic guided meditation. All are welcome.

 

Meditation benches overlooking the lake, across from the Windmill Chapel

Please help us preserve our meditative environment by observing the following:

  • Quiet conversation
  • Silence cellphones
  • ADA service dogs only
  • Modest attire and respectful behavior
  • Children welcome, with adult supervision

Read our Visitor Guidelines

Events

Paramahansa Yogananda's Picture with Prasad on India Night 2015

Lahiri Mahasaya’s Mahasamadhi Commemoration

Tuesday, September 26 at 8:00pm

Lahiri Mahasaya’s Mahasamadhi commemoration service will be held on Tuesday, September 26, beginning at 8:00 pm in the main Temple Sanctuary.  It is traditional to bring a flower, symbolizing devotion, and an offering in an envelope as a symbol of loyalty to the Guru and his teachings. Everyone is welcome. 

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Lahiri Mahasaya’s Birthday Commemoration

Saturday, September 30 at 8:00pm

Lahiri Mahasaya’s Birthday commemoration service will be held on Saturday, September 30, beginning at 8:00 pm. It is traditional to bring a flower, symbolizing devotion, and an offering in an envelope as a symbol of loyalty to the Guru and his teachings. Everyone is welcome. 

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 Lake Shrine’s 2nd Annual Young Adult Spiritual Weekend:

September 29-October 1

Lake Shrine Temple YA Spiritual Weekend 2016
Lake Shrine Temple YA Spiritual Weekend 2016

Lake Shrine warmly invites young adults, up to the age of 40, to the 2nd annual YA Spiritual Weekend: Sept 29 to Oct 1.The weekend will include meditation, monastic-led events, kirtan, time for spiritual reflection, fellowship, play, and divine discussions with friends new and old. For more information, including how to register, click HERE

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4 Hour Meditation Saturday, October 14

Join us on Saturday, October 14 for a monastic-led 4-hour guided meditation in the Sanctuary. The meditation will begin at 10:00am and conclude at 2:00pm. New and seasoned meditators welcome. Click HERE to review the meditation guidelines for 4-hour meditations. We look forward to seeing you! 

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