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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.
Photo Gallery
 
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
 
Satsanga
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.
Submit Satsanga Question

Upcoming Events and Announcements


Website Survey:
We will be redesigning our Fullerton Temple website and would appreciate your help and input. We have created a simple survey for your feedback. Please click the link below, and thank you for your help with this project.
SRF Fullerton Temple Website Survey

Pilgrimage to Encinitas:
Saturday, February 6
There will be a Fullerton Temple Pilgrimage to Encinitas on Saturday, February 6. Please refer to the flyer on the foyer table or click here for further details about the pilgrimage. For those who plan to attend, please sign up in front of the Temple after the Sunday Service on January 31. If you have purchased a bus ticket for the Encinitas Pilgrimage, your name has already been included in the sign up. Beginning January 10th bus tickets will be on sale in front of Fullerton Temple until they are sold out. This bus will pick up and drop off in the front of the Fullerton Temple, as well as the Jeffrey Road Park and Ride in Irvine. The cost of the bus ticket is $ 20.00.
The morning and evening meditations are canceled at Fullerton Temple on Saturday, February 6.
Encinitas Pilgrimage Flyer

Fullerton Temple Young Adult Group:
Sunday, February 7, 12:30 pm
Self-Realization Fellowship Fullerton Temple offers special activities for adults between the ages of 18 and 39. Our next meeting of the Fullerton Temple Young Adult Group will take place on Sunday, February 7, at 12:30 pm.

Flower Arranging Workshop:
Saturday, February 13, 9:00 am
On Saturday, February 13, Fullerton Temple is offering a Flower Arranging Workshop starting at 9:00 am. This workshop will focus on the creation of the flower arrangements used in our Temple services. All who would like to learn this skill are invited to attend. The flower arrangements created during the class will be sold the following day at the Valentine’s Day Bake Sale. Light refreshments will be served. Please sign up at the table in the courtyard after the Sunday Service.

Valentine’s Day Bake Sale:
Sunday, February 14, 12:00 noon
Tamale Making
Saturday, February 13, 10:00 am
Hot Tamale! Our Valentine’s Day Bake Sale will be held Sunday, February 14, right after the service. The funds raised will go towards Temple upkeep and improvements. We need your help to make the event a success! Opportunities to serve include making tamales on Saturday, February 13, bringing those mouth-watering goodies your family always raves about, and serving during the event on Sunday! All types of home-baked or bakery items are welcome. This is a wonderful opportunity to meet other devotees, learn to make tamales, and enjoy the fellowship at the Temple. Please sign up here or at the table in the courtyard after the Sunday Service

Study Groups
And Service Day
February 19 and 20
A weekend of fellowship and service begins with the Gita Study Group on Friday evening, February 19 at 7:30 pm. On Saturday, February 20, this month’s Service Day will begin at 9:30 am with a monastic leading the Study Group for The Second Coming of Christ, Paramahansa Yogananda’s discourse on the New Testament. At 10:15 am you are invited to join in to help with cleaning, gardening, and light maintenance. We will break around midday for a 1/2 hour meditation, followed by a delicious vegetarian lunch. Everyone is welcome.

Farewell Reception
For Brother Prafullananda
Sunday, February 21, 12:00 noon
A Farewell Reception for Brother Prafullananda will be held on Sunday, February 21 after the Lecture Service. Light refreshments will be served. Everyone is welcome and encouraged to join us as we say goodbye to Brother Prafullananda before he leaves Fullerton Temple to become the minister-in-charge at the San Diego SRF Temple.

Fellowship Sunday
Welcoming Brother Devananda
Sunday, February 28, 12:15 pm
On February 28, please join us in welcoming Brother Devananda to Fullerton Temple at the Fellowship Sunday after the Lecture Service. Lunch will be served, and the event will include information about upcoming Temple events, and an inspirational greeting from Brother Devananda, our new minister-in-charge. Everyone is invited.


 

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.
 

Schedule


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

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

Saturday
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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