The Lake Shrine Meditation Gardens are open free of charge, Wednesday through Sunday. Advance reservations are required. Two arrival times are offered daily:
Sunday, because of morning Temple services, one arrival time is offered at 1:00pm.
Meditation Garden Reservations
Reservations open every Saturday morning at 10am PST for the week ahead. More…
Single vehicle or walk-in arrival:
Multiple vehicles or mini coach arrival:
(No reservations required)
The Lake Shrine Temple is open for morning services every Sunday and no reservations are needed:
- 10:00am – Guided Group Meditation
- 11:00am – Inspirational Lecture Service
- 12:00pm – Bookroom is open
Guests attending morning services can stay and enjoy the Meditation Gardens. Both Temple and Lake levels are open Sundays until 4:30pm.
Lake Shrine offers ceremonies in the small historic Windmill by the Lake and in the large Temple sanctuary. Three ceremonies are available:
- Christening for children
Our Visitor Center in the Court of Religions is open daily and welcomes guests to browse the teachings of Paramahansa Yogananda. Devotional items and Lake Shrine mementos are also on sale.
Our Lake Shrine Gift Shop is open Thursday – Sunday 12:00-4:30pm. Guests can browse and purchase specialty imports from India.