Self-Realization Fellowship Lake Shrine

Self-Realization Fellowship Lake Shrine

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Daily Advisories

Thanksgiving Thursday, November 23


Dear guests, the Lake Shrine will be closed all day for Thanksgiving. The Lake Shrine grounds will re-open on Friday November 24.

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.

Temple Tours

Join us Friday’s at 2:00pm and Sunday’s at 3:00pm for a Temple 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


Paramahansa Yogananda's Picture with Prasad on India Night 2015

Interfaith Thanksgiving Service

Monday, November 20 7:00pm – 9:00pm

On Monday, November 20 from 7:00pm to 9:00pm Lake Shrine Temple will host the Pacific Palisades Ministerial Association’s Annual Interfaith Thanksgiving Service. Everyone is invited to gather at Lake Shrine, with people of all faiths and traditions, to give thanks for the diversity of God’s blessings in our community. The evening includes prayers for peace and Thanksgiving, music and meditation. Refreshments will follow the service.

Parking will be available in the Upper lot. We look forward to seeing you.

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Through the portals of silence the healing sun of wisdom and peace will shine upon you.