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
We invite you to view our Photo Gallery which includes photographs of recent and past temple events and activities. You can click on the links provided below, or click on the menu "Photo Gallery" from the navigation bar.
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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

New 2015 SRF How-to-Live :
Summer Day Program
For Youth and Teens
SRF has introduced a new summer day program for teens and children, which will take place June 22-26 for girls, and from June 29-July 3 for boys. The programs will be held from 9:00 am to 3:30 pm daily on a 20-acre campus in Encinitas. Applications are now available online for the new five-day SRF How-to-Live Summer Day Program, for children 7 to 12 years of age; as well as a five-day teen program for 13 to 18 year-olds. Please see the flyer describing the program. The flyer is located on the table in the Temple foyer or visit the SRF website by clicking on the link below. Scholarships are available for the Summer Day Program.
Self-Realization Fellowship Summer Day Programs

Gita Study Group:
Friday, April 17, 7:30 pm
The Fellowship begins Friday evening April 17th at 7:30 pm with the Gita Study Group.

Second Coming of Christ Study Group:
Saturday, April 18, 9:30 am
On Saturday April 18th the study group for The Second Coming of Christ, Paramahansa Yogananda’s discourse on the New Testament, begins at 9:30 am, led by a monastic.

Service Day:
Saturday, April 18, 10:15 am
At 10:15 am join in to help with cleaning, gardening, and light maintenance with a break around midday for a delicious vegetarian lunch. Everyone is welcome to attend this day of fellowship at Fullerton Temple.

Kriyaban Ceremony:
Saturday, May 2, 7:00 pm
Arrive 6:15 pm – 6:45 pm
On Saturday, May 2, Fullerton Temple will hold a ceremony for all Self-Realization Fellowship Kriyabans. If you plan to attend, please bring your Kriya card to the Kriya sign-up table after the service. You must sign up by Thursday, April 30 to attend the ceremony. On the evening of May 2, please plan to arrive between 6:15 pm and 6:45 pm. The ceremony will begin promptly at 7:00 pm. The Saturday morning and evening meditations are canceled on May 2.

Open House:
Sunday, May 17, 10:00 am
Click here for Open House - Event Details
Please join us on Sunday, May 17 for a special Open House. This will provide an opportunity to introduce interested friends, family and members of the community to the practice and science of Yoga meditation. There will be a guided meditation at 10:00 am, followed by a lecture at 11:00 am entitled "An Introduction to Yoga Meditation." A reception with vegetarian food follows at 12 noon, followed by a film of Brother Anandamoy's talk entitled "Experiencing God Within: The Universal Truth Behind All Religions." Running time of the film is 66 minutes. All are Welcome.

New Altar Project:
Fullerton Temple’s new altar construction project began on January 12, 2015. For further details and updates please click the Special Announcements link.
Special Announcements

Asana Classes:
For women:
Mondays at 7:30 pm
Hatha Yoga is a system of techniques and physical postures (asanas) that promotes health and mental calm. Asana classes for women are held each Monday evening in the social room. Class time is 7:30 p.m. The classes are suitable for both beginners and more advanced students. Please bring a large towel or an exercise mat to the class.


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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