Welcome to the Self-Realization Fellowship Hollywood Temple's website! If you are new to Hollywood Temple and would like to learn more about us, please visit our Welcome page.
New to Meditation?
Meditation is the science of reuniting the soul with the Infinite Spirit, God. By meditating regularly and deeply, you will awaken your soul — the immortal, blissful divine consciousness at the innermost core of your being.
If you would like to learn more about meditation, visit our Meditation page for more information.
Every Thursday at 12 noon and every 1st Sunday of the month a short Introduction to Meditation is offered.
Question About the SRF Teachings?
If you have a question about Paramahansa Yogananda's teachings, you are welcome to submit it anonymously on our website, and a Minister will answer your question at an upcoming Satsanga Service.
Monks and nuns of the Self-Realization Fellowship Prayer Council pray daily for all those who request prayers for physical, mental, and spiritual healing and for world peace.
Conducted Long Meditations
Paramahansa Yogananda said, “Group meditation is a castle that protects the new spiritual aspirants as well as the veteran meditators. Meditating together increases the degree of Self-realization of each member.”
Hollywood Temple invites you to attend our conducted long meditations every Friday from 7:00 to 10:00 p.m. and Sundays from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. The Friday meditations are with kirtan (devotional chanting). Both long meditation services are preceded by group practice of the Energization Exercises 20 minutes before the start of the Service.
If you are unable to stay for the three hours, please enter or exit only during chanting at the top of the hour. If you are new to group meditations, please read our Guidelines for Group Meditations.
"To commune daily with God in deep meditation, and to carry His love and guidance with you into all your dutiful activities, is the way that leads to permanent peace and happiness."
Upcoming Temple Events
SRF Summer Youth and Teen Day Program - 2017
Girls' Youth & Teen Program: June 26 - 30, Mon. - Fri., 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Boys' Youth & Teen Program: July 3 - 7, Mon. - Fri., 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
To learn more and register online, visit SRF's main website here.
Introduction to Meditation - Sunday, July 2, 12:10- 12:40 p.m.
On Sunday, July 2, there will be a short Introduction to Meditation class. Anyone wishing to learn how to meditate is welcome to attend this class held immediately after the second service in lower India Hall from 12:10 -12:40 p.m.
SRF Employment Opportunities - Mother Center Seeking Central Kitchen Supervisor and Assistant Kitchen Supervisor
SRF is currently seeking a Central Kitchen Supervisor and Assistant Kitchen Supervisor. These positions are open to interested women who have culinary as well as supervisory qualifications.
For the Assistant Kitchen Supervisor position details, please see SRF's job posting here.
SRF World Convocation - Registration Available Online
To register for the 2017 SRF World Convocation, to be held at the Westin Bonaventure in Los Angeles, CA, August 6-12, visit SRF's main site.
New Offerings from SRF Online Bookstore
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