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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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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.
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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

Saturday Morning Meditation:
Saturday, September 5, 9:00 am
Please join us for our monthly Saturday Morning Meditation on September 5th from 9:00 am to 11:00 am. All are welcome as we tune in to God and Gurus.

Janmashtami Service:
Saturday, September 5, 8:00 pm
Meditation 6:30 pm
On Saturday September 5th we will be celebrating Janmashtami, the birth of Bhagavan Krishna. The Commemorative Service begins at 8:00 pm and is preceded by a one-hour meditation at 6:30 pm. It is customary to bring a donation in an envelope and a flower to be offered during the service. All are welcome. The regular Saturday Evening Meditation is cancelled.

Young Adult Meeting:
Sunday, September 6, 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, September 6 at 12:30 pm.

Gita Study Group:
Friday, September 11, 7:30 pm
Our monthly weekend of fellowship begins Friday, September 11 with the Gita Study Group at 7:30 pm.

Second Coming of Christ Study Group
Saturday, September 12, 9:30 am
On Saturday, September 12 our Second Coming of Christ Study Group meets at 9:30 am. It will be led by a monastic, and they will read from Paramahansa Yogananda’s book, The Second Coming of Christ .

Service Day:
Saturday, September 12, 10:15 am
At 10:30 am join in our Service Day. Help is needed with cleaning, gardening and light maintenance. We have a break midday for a half hour meditation followed by a delicious vegetarian lunch. Everyone is welcome to attend.

Temple Open House:
Sunday, September 20
Guided Meditation, 10:00 am
Lecture Service, 11:00 am
Reception and Film, 12:00 noon
Open_House_Sep2014 Click here for Open House - Event Details
Please join us on Sunday, September 20 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 Service at 11:00 entitled, Awake Your Soul Through Yoga Meditation. A reception with vegetarian food follows at 12 noon. We will be showing the film AWAKE: The Life of Yogananda after the reception. This will be an excellent occasion to introduce newcomers to our Temple and its members. All are Welcome!

Commemorative Services
for Lahiri Mahasaya
Mahasamadhi Service:
September 26, 8:00 pm
Birthday Service:
September 30, 8:00 pm
Devotional services commemorating the birth and Mahasamadhi of Lahiri Mahasaya will be held this month. The Mahasamadhi Service will be held Saturday, September 26, and the Birthday Service will be held Wednesday, September 30. Both services begin at 8:00 pm and are preceded by a meditation from 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm. It is customary to bring a flower and a donation in an envelope to be offered during the commemorative services. The regularly scheduled Saturday evening meditation on September 26 is cancelled.


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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