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2018 SRF World Convocation 
August 5 – 11, 2018

Event Registration

Convocation registration will be available mid-February. Please check back for updates.

New for 2018: Simultaneous Spanish translations will be available during most events

Hotel Registration

Hotel registrations for the 2018 Convocation will be available at participating hotels starting Thursday, February 1. We recommend that you book early as hotels fill up quickly, often on the first day that registration opens. Please contact them directly to book your hotel registration.


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Convocation is an opportunity to deepen one's understanding of Paramahansa Yogananda's teachings and to receive the tools and inspiration necessary for spiritual growth. The annual weeklong event includes:

  • In-depth instruction on the science of meditation taught by Paramahansa Yogananda
  • “How-to-Live” classes
  • Pilgrimage tours to shrines associated with the life and work of Paramahansa Yogananda
  • Kirtans and group meditations
  • Individual counseling with SRF monastics
  • Kriya Yoga initiations
  • and more

Self-Realization Fellowship's Convocation is held at:

The Westin Bonaventure Hotel & Suites
404 South Figueroa St., Los Angeles, CA 90071



Welcome message from Sri Mrinalini Mata

Sri Mrinalini Mata was president and spiritual head of Self-Realization Fellowship/Yogoda Satsanga Society of India from 2011 until her passing in 2017. The following video exemplifies the spirit of Paramahansa Yogananda’s universal love, in which she welcomed participants during several satsangas she gave at SRF’s annual World Convocation.





• All students of the Self-Realization Fellowship Lessons are welcome to participate in the Convocation. Children 12 years and older who are Self-Realization Fellowship Lessons students may also register.

• Not yet a Lessons student? Learn more and download an application.

• The Westin Bonaventure Hotel, and other conveniently located hotels in downtown Los Angeles, offer reduced rates for those attending the Convocation.

Please contact us for additional information.


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