Self-Realization Fellowship Lake Shrine

Self-Realization Fellowship Lake Shrine

Come and Enjoy the Peace of Lake Shrine

Self-Realization Fellowship Lake Shrine is a Temple, a Shrine, and a Meditation Garden offering people from around the world a quiet oasis for meditation, prayer, and receiving the teachings of Paramahansa Yogananda. All are welcome.

Swan Mosaic


“O Spirit, I worship Thee as beauty and intelligence in the temple of Nature. I worship Thee as power in the temple of activity, and as peace in the temple of silence.”
~Paramahansa Yogananda

Lake Shrine Today

Lake Shrine Windmill Chapel as seen from the path across the Lake

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A look into the Visitor Center, taken from the Courtyard

Plan Ahead - Everything You Need to Make the Most of Your Visit!

Meditation Garden

Lake Shrine Gardens and House Boat

Come Discover the Meditation Garden and Shrines

Lake Shrine Temple

Lake Shrine Temple Sanctuary at a Sunday Service with Brother Satyananda playing the harmonium

Come Learn to Meditate and Discover the Teachings of Paramahansa Yogananda


Lake Shrine Retreat Courtyard

An Experience of Silence and Peace awaits You


Windmill Chapel interior

Meeting the Needs of Individuals, Couples, and Families throughout All Stages of Life

Keep your mind positive and strong. It is your inner experience that is most important.