January 5: On Thursday, January 5 from 6:30-8:30pm, there will be a special service in honor of the birthday of our Guru, Paramahansa Yogananda. Please bring a flower as a symbol of devotion to God and Guru, and a donation may be offered as a sign of loyalty to SRF. Special services are open to SRF students, members, and anyone drawn to the line of SRF Gurus. Join us afterwards on the third floor for Master’s birthday cake. Due to this special service, our regular Thursday Inspirational Service has been cancelled.
January 6: The 3-Hour Meditation on Friday, January 6 has been cancelled, due to the special Commemorative Meditation the following day.
January 7: The 6-hour Commemorative Meditation for the birthday of our Guru, Paramahansa Yogananda, will be held on Saturday, January 7, from 10am to 4pm. Please bring a fruit offering. Devotees who wish to meditate in the main chapel should plan on arriving early, as no one will be admitted to the main chapel after meditation has begun.
January 22: Please join us on the third floor after the Sunday Service for our monthly Friendship Tea. Tea and light refreshments will be served. All are welcome!
February 3: A special guided meditation will be held on Friday, February 3 from 6:30-9:30pm. During this meditation the congregation will be led by the service reader through the practice of the various meditation techniques. Select devotional readings and chants will also be chosen for this service to allow participants to go deeper into meditation. If you are looking for a bit more focus in your group meditations at the Center, this may be just the thing.