Calendar of Events
Commemorative Services 

Self-Realization Fellowship temples and centers throughout the world observe the following occasions each year with a special commemorative ceremony.

Birthday of Paramahansa Yogananda (1893)   Jan. 5
Paramahansa Yogananda Commemorative Meditation   Jan. 7
Mahasamadhi of Paramahansa Yogananda (1952)   Mar. 7
Mahasamadhi of Sri Yukteswar (1936)   Mar. 9
Good Friday   Apr. 14
Easter Sunday   Apr. 16
Birthday of Sri Yukteswar (1855)   May 10
Mahavatar Babaji Commemoration Day   Jul. 25
Janmashtami (birth of Bhagavan Krishna)   Aug. 14
Mahasamadhi of Lahiri Mahasaya (1895)   Sep. 26
Birthday of Lahiri Mahasaya (1828)   Sep. 30
All-Day Christmas Meditation   Dec. 16

Convocation  August 6 – 12, 2017 

Self-Realization Fellowship members from around the globe will be coming to Los Angeles August 6 – 12 for our 2017 Convocation. Learn more and register.  

Kriya Yoga Initiations

Kriya Yoga initiations are scheduled for the following locations and dates in 2017. Self-Realization Fellowship students in each area will be sent full details in advance.

Mother Center   Feb. 25
Palermo, Italy   Mar. 11
Denver, CO   Apr. 22
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil   May 6
Cordoba, Argentina   May 13
Mother Center   May 20
San Juan, Puerto Rico   May 20
Convocation   Aug. 11
Barcelona, Spain   Sept. 23
Bad Pyrmont, Germany   Oct. 2
Tokyo, Japan   Oct. 8
Berkeley, CA   Oct. 21
New York City   Oct. 21
São Paulo, Brazil   Oct. 28
Bogota, Colombia   Nov. 4
Mother Center   Nov. 11

Students of the Self-Realization Fellowship teachings become eligible to apply for Kriya Yoga after completing Step II of the Self-Realization Fellowship Lessons. Those who wish to receive Kriya are welcome to send their personal report (included in Lesson 52/1) to the Mother Center.

   Monastic Tours & Regional How-to-Live Retreat Programs 

This year, Self-Realization Fellowship monastics will be conducting  public lectures, member programs, and weekend How-to-Live retreat programs in the following cities in 2017:   

Palermo, Italy (public lecture with Kriya) Mar. 9–12
Munich, Germany (introductory talk with guided meditation) Mar. 16
Front Royal, VA (general retreat) Apr. 14–16
Denver, CO (public lecture with Kriya) Apr. 21–23
Albuquerque, NM (introductory talk with guided meditation) Apr. 26
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (public lecture with Kriya) May 5-7
Cordoba, Argentina (public lecture with Kriya) May 12-14
San Juan, Puerto Rico (public lecture with Kriya) May 19–21
Ft. Lauderdale, FL (introductory talk with guided meditation) May 24
New York City (regional retreat) May 19–21
Seattle, WA (regional retreat) Jun. 9–11
Itamonte Retreat, Brazil (regional retreat) Sep. 15–17
Armacao Retreat, Brazil (regional retreat) Sept. 22–24
Front Royal, VA (general retreat) Sep. 15–17
Barcelona, Spain (public lecture with Kriya) Sept. 22–24
Madrid, Spain (introductory talk with guided meditation) Sept. 27
Bad Pyrmont, Germany (member program with Kriya) Sept. 30–Oct. 3
Tokyo, Japan (public lecture with Kriya) Oct. 7–9
Honolulu, HI (regional retreat) Oct. 13-15
South Bend, IN (regional retreat) Oct. 13–15
New York City (public lecture with Kriya) Oct. 20–22
São Paulo, Brazil (public lecture with Kriya) Oct. 27-29
Bogota, Colombia (public lecture with Kriya) Nov. 3-5

How-to-Live Retreats  

Our Self-Realization Fellowship Retreats and How-to-Live Retreat programs offer members and friends an ideal opportunity to devote a period of time to spiritually renewing their lives and deepening their awareness of the Divine.  These programs are held at Self-Realization Fellowship Retreat locations: Encinitas, Lake Shrine, Greenfield, and Bermersbach. See conducted retreat schedule

Hidden Valley Programs

At the Hidden Valley Ashram Center, men who are students of the Self-Realization Fellowship Lessons will find an environment conducive to God-centered living in the tranquil beauty of the ashram and surrounding hills. Learn more and see schedule.

Sunday Services

The regular program of services and other activities at Self-Realization Fellowship temples is outlined in our Schedule of Services. These include inspirational and lecture services, meditations, Sunday school classes for children, and special prayer and healing services. See dates and lecture topics.

Programs for Youth

Boys Teen Retreat Nov. 19 Encinitas, California
Boys Teen Retreat April 8 Pacific Palisades, California
Summer Day Program - Girls June 26 - 30 Encinitas, California
Summer Day Program - Boys July 3 - 7 Encinitas, California
Girls Teen Retreat Nov. 18 Encinitas, California

For program and registration information, please see the following pages:




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