Washington DC Center of Self-Realization Fellowship

Welcome to the Washington D.C. Center of Self-Realization Fellowship,

a group of devoted members and friends of Self-Realization Fellowship, which was founded by Paramahansa Yogananda for the purpose of disseminating Kriya Yoga, a definite scientific technique for attaining direct personal experience of God.   
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Weekly Schedule


10:00-10:50am – Meditation Service
11:00am-12:00 – Reading Service
11:00am-12:00 – Sunday School
6:00-9:00pm – 3-Hour Meditation


6:00-7:00pm – SRF Lessons Study Group
7:30-9:00pm – Inspirational Service

Current News

For Sunday, December 8, 2019 

The DC Center is conducting a Christmas Food Drive to benefit food banks and charities in the DC/MD/VA area. Please place all donated non-perishable food items in the marked boxes in the Center’s lobby.

We are blessed to have Brother Ekananda and Brahmachari Yannick with us to celebrate our spiritual Christmas. The Brothers will lead the Thursday night Inspirational service on December 12th, from 7:30 to 9:00 pm.

Our All-Day Christmas meditation will take place Saturday, December 14th from 10:00 am to 5:30 pm at the Center. The entire meditation will be led by SRF monks from the Mother Center. If you plan to attend, please read the SRF All-Day Christmas Meditation Instructions beforehand; they can be found on the DC Center Web Site (dccentersrf.org) and in the foyer.. All are welcome.

Our annual Christmas Social will be held on Sunday, December 15th, after the morning services which will be led by the visiting Brothers.

The DC Center’s Sunday School children will present their annual Christmas
pageant to the SRF monks and the congregation at the Christmas social.
All are welcome.

There will be a social outing to the Washington Monument, Lincoln Memorial and National Christmas Tree with the monastics on Monday December 16th followed by lunch.

The above is a brief summary.  Please click on “Announcements”  below to read details.

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