Paramahansa Yogananda's Quotes
Schedule of Services

The following services are held each week at the New York City Center. All are welcome to attend. If you are new to meditation or just beginning, we suggest you attend the Thursday evening or Sunday morning services which are a good introduction to meditation and the teachings of Paramahansa Yogananda.

THURSDAY EVENING

Inspirational Service 6:30-8:00pm

FRIDAY EVENING

Energization exercises 6:30-6:45pm
Three-hour meditation 6:45-9:30pm

SUNDAY MORNING

Meditation 10:00-10:50am
Inspirational Service 11:00-12:00pm

Parents with children under 4 yrs. old may view the services in the Parent and Infant Room

Contact Info

Self Realization Fellowship of New York City
217 East 28th Street
New York, NY 10016
212.689.3622

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Announcements

August 20: Our beloved president and sanghamata Sri Mrinalini Mata peacefully left her physical form on August 3, 2017. All of us who practice Gurudeva’s teachings owe Mrinalini Mata an eternal debt of gratitude for the purity of her attunement with him, and her decades of selfless efforts. A memorial service will be held in her honor on Sunday, August 20 from 12:30-1:30 pm.   

August 25: Please join us for a special guided meditation on Friday, August 25 from 6:30-9:30 pm. During this meditation, the congregation will be led by the service reader through the practice of 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, this may be just the thing. All are welcome to attend.

August 27: All are welcome to our Post-Convocation potluck social on Sunday, August 27 after the service. Bring your favorite vegetarian dish, salad, or dessert, and your Convocation experiences to share.    

September 3: On Sunday, September 3 there will be a kirtan led by our Center members in the main chapel from 12:30-1:30 pm. Come and experience the joy of chanting together in devotion to God.

September 10: All "Young-at-Heart" devotees ages 65 and over are invited to our Young-At-Heart Activity, on Sunday, September 10, which will include Fun, Fellowship, and Lunch, from 12:00-2:00pm on the third floor.

Volunteer

Our beautiful center is run by volunteers. If you are interested in volunteering, please send us an email at contact@newyorkcitycenter.org or call us 212 689 3622. We are always looking for happy, helping hands at the Center.

 

Opportunities to Serve at the Center
The New York City Center is operated solely by lay members of Self-Realization Fellowship who serve on a voluntary basis. If you are attending the Center regularly and are interested in helping, please send us an email at contact@newyorkcitycenter.org or call us at 212 689 3622.

 

List of Committees
  • Service Readers
  • Ushers
  • Greeters
  • Booksellers
  • Flowers
  • Sunday School
  • Beautification
  • Maintenance
  • Social
  • Audio Visual
  • Prayer Circle
  • Communications
  • Teen Group
  • Gift Sales
  • Kirtan
  • Retreat
  • Treasury
To access the Volunteer Schedule, please click here.