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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.
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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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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
 
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


India Night:
Saturday, July 9 - 6:00 pm
Please join us for our annual India Night fundraiser on Saturday, July 9 at 6:00 p.m. This evening will be a feast for the body, mind and soul. You will experience a gourmet vegetarian Indian dinner prepared by the loving hands of Master's devotees. Enjoy spiritual fellowship and Vedic chant by the Sunday School girls, followed by a slide show presentation by our special guest Brother Santoshananda. It will be an unforgettable evening. Suggested donation is $15 for adults and $8 for children. Sign up to volunteer and/ or purchase tickets at the table in the courtyard after the Sunday Service. You may sign up to volunteer online by clicking here . The Saturday evening meditation is canceled
India NightYou can view previous India Night photos here

Gita Study Group
Friday, July 15 - 7:30 pm
Please join us on Friday, July 15 at 7:30 pm for our monthly Bhagavad Gita Study. We will start on page 503, verse 29, chapter IV. God Talks with Arjuna - The Bhagavad Gita.
Note:
Please note that due to Convocation preparations, we will not have a Service Day in July.

Young Adult Group
Sunday, July 17 - 12:30 pm
Self-Realization Fullerton Temple offers special activities for adults between the ages of 18 and 39. Our next meeting at the Fullerton Temple with monastics will be on Sunday, July 17, at 12:30 pm. If you are interested in knowing more about upcoming activities, please email to: srffullertonya@gmail.com.

Six Hour Meditation
Saturday, July 23 - 9:00 am
On Saturday, July 23 there will be a Six Hour Meditation beginning at 9:00 am and lasting until 3:00 pm. The meditation will be led by Bro. Devananda. This is a great opportunity to join fellow devotees for deeper practice of our Guru's techniques in a group setting. Please join us on this special day as we tune in with God and the Great Ones. This replaces the regularly-scheduled Saturday evening meditation

Mahavatar Babaji
Commemoration Day
Monday, July 25,
Meditation - 6:30 pm,
Service - 8:00 pm
A devotional service commemorating Mahavatar Babaji will take place on Monday, July 25. The service begins at 8:00 pm and is preceded by a one hour meditation at 6:30 pm. It is customary to bring a flower and a donation in an envelope to be offered during the service. All are welcome.
India NightMahavatar Babaji

Self-Realization Fellowship
World Convocation
August 7 – 13, 2016
ConvocationHighlights From Past Convocations

Self-Realization Fellowship cordially invites all to the 2016 World Convocation, an inspiring week of spiritual fellowship and classes on the teachings of Paramahansa Yogananda.
Please check www.yogananda-srf.org for event and hotel information, and to register online.

Tickets for Convocation Evening Classes:
You may purchase a Convocation Evening Classes and Closing Event ticket in our Fullerton Temple Bookroom. The cost is $210.00. The ticket admits you to all evening classes from Sunday through Friday, and the closing event on Saturday afternoon. Seating is in the Pasadena Room. The last day to purchase these tickets in the Fullerton Temple Bookroom is Sunday, July 31. After that, tickets will be available at Convocation in the Santa Anita Room at the Membership Service desk or 45 minutes before the evening classes outside the Pasadena Room.
Tickets may also be purchased by telephoning the Mother Center Membership Services Line at 818-549-5151, Monday through Friday, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm.


 

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)

First Thursday of the Month
7:30 pm - Kirtan Chanting
8:00 pm - Inspirational Service with Introduction to MeditationClick here for details

Second and Last Thursday of the Month
8:00 pm - Lecture Service & Prayer Circle

Third Thursday of the Month
8:00 pm - Satsanga: Answers to SRF Questions. Submit Satsanga Question


Saturday
9:00 am – 11:00 am - The Saturday Morning Meditation is on the First Saturday of the month, unless another event is scheduled.
6:00 pm - Energization Exercises
6:20 pm - 9 pm - Meditation

(Parents with children under 3 may hear the services in the Parents' and Infants' Room.) 

List of Fullerton Temple activities canceled during Convocation
Due to the many Fullerton Temple volunteers serving at Convocation, some of our regularly held Temple activities in the month of August have been canceled.

Please see the list below:
August 6 – The Morning and Evening Group Meditation on Saturday has been canceled.
August 7 – There will be no Sunday School classes, and the Fullerton Bookroom will be closed.
August 8 – The Women's Asana class has been canceled.
August 11 – There will be no Thursday Evening Lecture Service, and the Bookroom will be closed.
August 13 – The Evening Group Meditation on Saturday has been canceled.
 
 
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