Self-Realization Fellowship Lake Shrine

Self-Realization Fellowship Lake Shrine

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Daily Advisories

Wednesday, July 4

In honor of America’s independence, the Lake Shrine will be closed all day. The morning meditation, beginners’ meditation and evening study group have all been canceled.

Temple Morning of Service

Looking for a way to connect with other devotees? Join us on Saturday, July 7 for a Morning of Service and help make our Temple sparkle. Two meditations, one at 9:00 AM, and the other at noon, bookend our morning of seva together. Snacks and a gourmet vegetarian lunch on the patio add a tasty dimension to the morning. All are welcome.

Gift Shop Hours

Dear patrons, over the next couple of weeks the gift shop hours will vary from day to day. We apologies for any inconvenience this may cause and will do our best to accommodate your shopping needs.

The Infinite Source is an infinite dynamo, continually pouring strength, happiness, and power into the soul. That is why it is so important to rely as much as you can upon the Infinite Source.

— Paramahansa Yogananda


Dear guests, due to repairs the houseboat will be closed in the foreseeable future. A re-open date is not available at this time. Please periodically visit this web page for further updates.

Visit Our New Bridge

Krishna Falls Bridge

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

Lake Shrine Young Adult Night at the Lake

Saturday, July 14

7:00pm – 10:00pm

Young Adults between the ages of 20-40 are invited to Lake Shrine’s 2nd annual Evening At The Lake: A Spiritual Night Retreat for Young Adults. The night includes meditation, introspection, a satsanga, and fellowship. For more information, click HERE

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