SRF Fullerton Temple
142 East Chapman Avenue
Fullerton, CA 92832-1924
Telephone: (714) 525-1291
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This temple is a branch of Self-Realization Fellowship, founded by Paramahansa Yogananda in 1920 to disseminate the scientific method of Kriya Yoga Meditation.
Self-Realization Fellowship
If you want to know more about Self-Realization Fellowship, Paramahansa Yogananda, and his Kriya Yoga teachings, we recommend that you read his spiritual classic, Autobiography of a Yogi, first published in 1946.

You may want to explore the SRF Mother Center site, and sign up for the weekly SRF Lessons, or read about the aims and ideals of Self-Realization Fellowship.

Fullerton Temple conducts public lecture services on Thursday evenings at 8:00 pm and Sunday mornings at 11:00 am. All are welcome.
You are welcome to submit a prayer request for yourself, your family, or friends. Monastics as well as lay members pray for those in need and for our world family as a whole.
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Photo Gallery
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Volunteer Opportunities
Please take a moment to visit our Volunteer Opportunities web page. This page will provide information on volunteer opportunities at the temple, classes, social activities and other useful information.
From the menu, select "For Newcomers" and "Volunteer Opportunities" or click below.
Volunteer Opportunities
On the 3rd Thursday of every month we hold our monthly Satsanga, or "Fellowship with Truth". The minister will answer your questions about the Self-Realization Fellowship teachings at that time. You can leave your questions in our Satsanga Box in the foyer or use our electronic satsanga box, by clicking on the link below.
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Upcoming Events and Announcements

The All-Day Christmas Meditation:
Saturday, December 20,
10:00 am to 6:00 pm
On Saturday December 20,The All-Day Christmas Meditation begins at 10:00 am and ends at approximately 6:00 pm. Please pick up a flyer with more details on the free literature table in the foyer.

Fullerton Temple Christmas Parties:
Sunday, December 21
Children’s Party, 12 noon
Adult/Teen Party, 6:00 pm
Fullerton Temple’s Annual Christmas Parties are a special time when we share the joy and fellowship of the Christmas Season. For the children there will be a party sponsored by our Sunday School immediately after the Sunday Service. The Adult/Teen Christmas Party will take place in the Social Room beginning at 6:00 pm, and it will be a beautiful evening of food, entertainment, and fellowship at our annual Christmas potluck dinner. If you would like to bring a dish for the vegetarian potluck dinner or to help serve, please see the opportunities available at the table in front of the Temple. Please watch for flyers or special announcements regarding these events

Christmas Eve Meditation:
Wednesday, December 24,
6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
On Christmas Eve Fullerton Temple will be open for meditation from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm. Everyone is welcome to attend this special evening, and one of our lay disciples will be leading the meditation.

Holiday Cancellations:
Thursday, December 25
Thursday, January 1
Fullerton Temple’s regularly scheduled Thursday evening Lecture Service will be canceled on December 25 due to the Christmas Holiday. Also, The Inspirational Service and Introduction to Meditation will be canceled on Thursday, January 1, due to the New Year’s Day Holiday.

New Year’s Eve Meditation:
Wednesday, December 31,
9:30 pm to 12:30 am
On Wednesday, December 31, Fullerton Temple will have a New Year's Eve Meditation Service from 9:30 pm to 12:30 am led by one of our SRF ministers. We hope you can join us for this special spiritual tradition begun many years ago by Paramahansa Yogananda.

Saturday Morning Meditation:
January 3, 9:00 am to 11:00 am
9:30 pm to 12:30 am
There will be a 2 hour Morning Meditation on Saturday, January 3, from 9:00 am to 11:00 am. It’s the first Saturday Morning Meditation of the New Year. We hope you will join us.

Yogananda’s Birthday Commemorative Service:
Monday, January 5, 8:00 pm
Meditation, 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
On Monday January 5, we will have a special Commemorative Birthday Service and Celebration for Paramahansa Yogananda. Join us for the meditation from 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm followed at 8:00 pm by the Commemorative Service. It is customary to bring a donation in an envelope and a flower to the service. After the service please stay to sing happy birthday and enjoy a slice of lemon birthday cake!

January 12, 2015
We are happy to announce that the construction project for Fullerton Temple’s new altar is now scheduled to begin on January 12, 2015.
Look for a special eNewsletter mailing in early January for further details, including information about a special fundraising effort to replenish temple funds.
During this project we will need extra help from volunteers, especially in the area of housekeeping. Please contact Mary O’Connor, Trish Franco, or Cherie Jordan now if you may be able to serve during this special project.
The construction is expected to last for about three months, during which there will be some changes to our regularly scheduled services and events. Please watch for special announcements.
Thank you for your cooperation!


Services and Meditations
Fullerton Temple offers regular meditations and lecture services that are open to the public. All are welcome. Our lecture services are led by monastics of the Self-Realization Order. Service topics are based on Paramahansa Yogananda's writings. The services also include periods of devotional chanting, silent meditation, and prayer.

Our group meditations offer devotees a chance to come together in silent fellowship to reinforce each other's efforts toward Self-realization. The meditation service is led by a leader who guides you through periods of silent meditation for 30-45 minutes in length, separated by short periods of devotional chanting and inspirational readings.

Group meditation services are also conducted on Sunday morning prior to the regular lecture service and on Saturday evenings.


10:00 am - Meditation
11:00 am - Lecture Service
11:00 am - Sunday School (Minimum age: 3 years)

8:00 pm - Lecture and Prayer Service
8:00 pm - Lecture Service and "Introduction to Meditation" - 1st ThursdayClick here for details

6:00 pm - Energization Exercises
6:20 pm - 9 pm - Meditation
Please note the new times for the Saturday evening meditation.
(Parents with children under 3 may hear the services in the Parents' and Infants' Room.) 
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