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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Volunteer Opportunities
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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


Gita Study Group:
Friday, September 19, 7:30 pm
A weekend of fellowship begins Friday evening September 19 at 7:30 pm with the Gita Study Group which will be reading Paramahansa Yogananda’s book God Talks With Arjuna, The Bhagavad Gita.


The Second Coming of Christ
Study Group:
Saturday, September 20, 9:30 am 
On Saturday, September 20 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, September 20, 10:15 am

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At 10:15 am join in our Service Day 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


U.N. International Day of Peace:
Sunday, September 21, 10:00 am
Fullerton Temple will be supporting the upcoming United Nations International Day of Peace on September 21. To participate in this event, please join our 10:00 am Meditation Service on Sunday, September 21, in which we will send peace and harmony to others throughout the world through the power of prayer.


Devotional Commemorative Services:
Friday, September 26, 8:00 pm and Tuesday, September 30, 8:00 pm
Devotional Commemorative Services honoring the Mahasamadhi and Birth of Lahiri Mahasaya will be held this month on Friday, September 26 and Tuesday, September 30. Both services will begin at 8:00 pm and are preceded by a one-hour meditation that begins at 6:30 pm. It is customary to bring a donation in an envelope and a flower to offer during these commemorative services. All are welcome.


Sunday School Retreat:
Saturday, September 27, 9:45 am
Fullerton Temple will be having its annual Sunday School Retreat for children ages 5 to 17 on Saturday, September 27, starting at 9:45 am, and ending at approximately 2:30 pm. Registration will begin at 9:30 am. The theme of this year’s retreat is Divine Mother’s Unconditional Love, and as a special treat we will be showing part of the Disney movie FROZEN . Sign-up sheets are available in your children’s classrooms on Sunday.


Young Adults' Meeting:
Sunday, September 28, 12:30 pm
Self-Realization Fullerton Temple offers special activities for adults between the ages of 18 and 39. Our next meeting of the Fullerton Temple Young Adults will be with monastics on Sunday, September 28, at 12:30 pm in the Social Room. If you are interested in knowing more about upcoming activities, please email srffullertonya@gmail.com


Inspirational Service:
Thursday, October 2, 8:00 pm
The first Thursday service of each month is now scheduled as an Inspirational Service with Introduction to Meditation. On Thursday, October 2, the service will include a guided meditation and provide a chance to invite interested family and friends to learn more about yoga meditation and the SRF teachings. Those who are experienced in meditation will get tips for going deeper. We will begin at 7:30 pm with Kirtan chanting, and the guided meditation will begin at 8:00 pm.


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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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