Sri Yukteswar’s Birthday (May 10)
Sri Yukteswar’s birthday commemoration service will be held on Friday, May 10, beginning at 8:00 p.m. It is traditional to bring a flower symbolizing devotion, and an offering in an envelope as a symbol of loyalty to the Guru and his teachings. A meditation preceding the service will begin at 6:30 p.m. You are welcome to join the meditation during chanting periods if you are not able to arrive at the beginning.
Satsanga (May 16)
A satsanga is a lecture service devoted to questions and answers about the teachings of Self-Realization Fellowship and the spiritual path. You may submit questions in advance by placing them in the box marked “Satsanga Questions” in the Main Lobby or online at www.glendaletemple.org.
Day of Service (May 18)
This is a great opportunity to meet fellow devotees, and to serve God and Master. By helping to keep our temple beautiful, you will in turn feel energized and inspired. The opening meditation begins at 10 a.m. A delicious vegetarian lunch will be served at 1:20 p.m.
Introduction to Meditation Class (May 19)
An Introduction to Meditation Class will be offered once a month at the Glendale Temple after the lecture service on the 3rd Sunday of each month. During this class an SRF minister will introduce the basic fundamentals for beginning meditation. He will lead a short, guided meditation to allow practice of these steps. Afterwards, participants will have time to ask questions about meditation and the SRF Lessons. This is a free 30 minute class and we welcome anyone who would like to practice the basics of meditation. The class will be held in the Small Chapel near the East Lobby, on the 3rd Sunday of the month from 12:30 until 1:00 p.m.
Fellowship (May 26)
All are welcome in the Social Hall after the service. You will be delighted by the treats our gourmet chefs surprise us with each month and by fellowship with spiritual friends old and new.
One Day Retreat at Lake Shrine (June 1)
Paramahansa Yogananda said: “You may be surprised at what seclusion with God will do for your mind, body, and soul....Through the portals of silence the healing sun of wisdom and peace will shine upon you.” A one day retreat will be held at Lake Shrine on Saturday, June 1 from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. There will be meditations, a video of Sri Daya Mata and free time for contemplation and exploring the sanctuary of Lake Shrine. Bring a sack lunch, water and a beverage will be provided. For Lake Shrine address or directions, please refer to the SRF brochures in the lobby or visit www.lakeshrine.org.
An open, unled meditation will be held in the Small Chapel from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. every Tuesday, and from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. in the main Sanctuary every Thursday. All are welcome. You may enter at any time.
Bhagavad Gita Study Group
This study group meets every Tuesday evening in the Small Chapel from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. The group begins with a brief meditation, followed by a reading aloud of the Bhagavad Gita and concludes with a short meditation and the Healing Technique. All are welcome. We have extra copies for those who need one. Download the Information Brochure HERE
Since its inception in 1920,
Self-Realization Fellowship (SRF) has introduced truth-seekers worldwide to India’s age-old philosophy of Yoga and its time-honored tradition of meditation.
The Glendale Temple is the result of a generous gift to SRF and to all truth-seekers. Everyone is welcome to attend our weekly public lectures, meditations, Sunday School classes for children, and other events aimed to disseminate the timeless teachings of Paramahansa Yogananda and help us create spiritually harmonious lives, and a more compassionate and peaceful world.
2146 E. Chevy Chase Dr.
Glendale, CA 91206