142 East Chapman Avenue
Fullerton, CA 92832-1924
Telephone: (714) 525-1291
This temple is a branch of Self-Realization Fellowship, founded by Paramahansa Yogananda in 1920 to disseminate the scientific method of Kriya Yoga Meditation.
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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Saturday, March 1 - 9:00 am to 3:00 pm
On Saturday, March 1 there will be a six-hour meditation beginning at 9:00 am and lasting until 3:00 pm. 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.
Friday, March 7 and Sunday, March 9 - Meditation 6:30 pm/Service 8:00 pm
A devotional service commemorating the Mahasamadhi of Paramahansa Yogananda will take place on Friday, March 7. On Sunday, March 9, there will be a devotional service commemorating the Mahasamadhi of Swami Sri Yukteswar. On both evenings, 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.
Advanced Garland Class:
Sunday, March 9 - 12:30 pm
There will be an advanced garland-making workshop beginning at 12:30 pm in the cottage and light refreshments will be served. All who have taken the beginning garland class or have experience making garlands are welcome to attend. Please sign up at the table outside the temple on Sunday, February 23 and March 2.
YAG Monthly Meeting:
Sunday, March 9 - 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, March 9 at 12:30 pm. For more information please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
We look forward to seeing you there.
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.
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.
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 Thursday; Click 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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