Self-Realization Fellowship Lake Shrine

Self-Realization Fellowship Lake Shrine

Self-Realization Fellowship Lake Shrine Temple’s 2019 Holiday Events

Join Self-Realization Fellowship Lake Shrine for a Festive Season of Celebrations

“At the holy season of Christmas, the whole world is blessed more tangibly with the radiant love and joy of the Infinite Christ that suffuses all creation. I pray it may illumine your life with renewed hope, and with faith in the potency of God’s goodness and love…”
                                                                                  ~Sri Mrinalini Mata, Christmas 2016

Click here to read the full text of Sri Mrinalini Mata’s Christmas letter:

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Saturday, December 7, 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

A Magical Christmas at Self-Realization Fellowship Lake Shrine: Annual Christmas Party

All are invited to share in a special night of fellowship, meditation, a vegetarian potluck dinner featuring Mac & Cheese, Smores, and Christmas Carols in the Courtyard.

Click HERE for all the festive party details! We hope to see you there!




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Temple Singers with Chamber Orchestra
Temple Singers with Chamber Orchestra


Sunday, December 8, 9:00 am & 11:00 am

Sunday Services followed by Christmas Concert

Join Lake Shrine’s Congregation for Temple services on the Life and Teachings of Jesus Christ. Each service will conclude with a Christmas Concert by the Lake Shrine Temple Singers, complete with a Chamber Orchestra.

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Sunday, December 8, 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Self-Realization Fellowship Mother Center Christmas Open House

3880 San Rafael Ave.

Los Angeles, CA 90065

Self-Realization Fellowship’s International Headquarters opens its doors in a celebration of Christmas unity and joy. The Administration Building will be open for guided visits, including personal meditation in the Chapel and a visit to Paramahansa Yogananda’s Shrine. Hot cider, mint tea, and cookies will be available on the Tennis Court where the Hollywood Temple Choir will perform Christmas carols.

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Saturday, December 14, 10:00 am – 6:00 pmWoman Meditating

Self-Realization Fellowship Lake Shrine Temple’s All-Day Christmas Meditation

All are welcome to attend our annual all-day Christmas meditation to celebrate the true spirit of the Christmas season. The meditation begins at 10:00 am and ends at 6:00 pm. If you can only stay part of the day, please come for the first half of the meditation and leave at the midday break. If you are attending for the first time, please consult the All Day Christmas Meditation Guidelines. Please bring a fruit as a devotional offering and a free will donation in an envelope. The meditation will be held in the Sanctuary; the Special Events Room will also be open.


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Tuesday, December 24, 6:00 pm – 8:30 pmChristmas Eve Poster

Christmas Eve Universal Candlelight Service

Join Self-Realization Fellowship Lake Shrine Temple on Christmas Eve for a very special evening that includes a meditation followed by an inspirational service, carols, candlelight, and fellowship.

Click here for more details:  


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Tuesday, December 31, 11:30 pm – 12:15 am

Self-Realization Fellowship Lake Shrine New Year’s Eve Meditation & Spritzer Toast

All are invited to a special New Year’s Eve Meditation to help ring in the new year in the spirit of peace. Gates to the upper-level parking lot will open at 11:00pm. From 11:30pm-12:15am there will be a monastic-led guided meditation, in the Sanctuary, where we will bring in the new year chanting Aum, followed by a special sparkling-apple-cider toast in the Special Events Room.

The Temple parking lot will open at 11:00 pm. The Lake Level will be closed. 


When the mind becomes still, you are in the kingdom of the infinite.