Schedule of Services
Date/Time Service Brief Description
Sundays
10:00 – 10:50 am
Meditation service Short reading from the works of Paramahansa Yogananda. Opening and closing chant. Meditation that lasts about 35 minutes.
Sundays
11:00-12:00 noon
Reading service Readings from the SRF Literature and passages from the Bible and Bhagavad Gita with interpretations by Paramahansa Yogananda. Periods of meditation and chanting.
Sundays
6:00 – 9:00 pm
3 Hour meditation Begins with the practice of the energization exercises as taught in the SRF lessons (optional). Three meditation periods of about 30 minutes and one 60 minute period . Entering or leaving permitted during periods of chanting. Recommended for experienced meditators.
(First Sunday of the month, after Energization, service begins with one hour of Kirtan, or devotional chanting, and ends at 9:30.)
Sundays
11:00 – 12:00 noon

Sunday School
For children ages 4-12. Introduces them to the teachings of Paramahansa Yogananda and meditation. Supervised group activities and crafts.
Classes are held during the year from September to May.
Sundays
11:00 – 12:00 noon on every first and third Sunday

Teen Classes
All Teens 13 - 19 are Welcome. The teachings of Paramahansa Yogananda are discussed and explored as they relate to young people entering adulthood. Classes include meditation, discussion and group activities.
Classes are held during the year from September to May.
Thursday
7:30 – 9:00 pm
Inspirational Service Meditation with periods of chanting and readings from Paramahansa Yogananda’s writings .
4th Saturday of Month
10:00– 2:00 pm or
10:00 – 3:00 pm

Meditation Service
Begins with the practice of the energization exercises as taught in the SRF lessons (optional). Meditation periods interspersed with periods of chanting ranging from 4-6 hours. Entering or leaving during periods of chanting . Recommended for experienced meditators.
Cancellations: Services are cancelled via blast email and a post on the home page of the DC Center's website according to the Center Cancellation Policy link on the home page.

 


Washington DC Center of Self-Realization Fellowship
4911 Niagara Rd., College Park, MD 20740
Phone: 301-345-4172
SRF Website www.yogananda-srf.org