SRF San Diego Temple

San Diego
,  
United States

Close to downtown San Diego, located in a beautiful green area one can find the Self Realization San Diego Temple. The center was established in 1943 by Paramahansa Yogananda, the creator of the Self Realization Fellowship. He even planted some of the cypress trees that are still alive and thriving located at the entrance of the center. Currently some of the offerings are: youth groups, satsang, volunteer opportunities, and meditation sessions.

Tradition & Practice
Buddhism
Kriya Yoga
Kind of Place
Center

Practice and Meditation

The SRF San Diego Temple offers online and in person practices. The study groups are based around discussing and learning about the Self Realization Session book, new students are always welcome. The youth programs are offered to a wide age range including 3 years to 18 years, this allows them to have a chance to start to learn and understand about the practices of the temple. With shorter and easier to understand practices catered to the younger ages. Meditation sessions and retreats are offered for various lengths of time depending on interest levels. From beginners to monks and nuns there are practices and services offered for everyone.

The Place

On September 5, 1943, Paramahansa Yogananda established an oasis of peace in a tranquil setting surrounded by beautiful trees in the very heart of San Diego. This place is the Self Realization Fellowship San Diego Temple. Walking up to the centre there are thriving cypress trees that were planted by Yoganandaji himself. The famed architect Irving Gill originally designed the building in 1909. Located close to downtown in the Bankers Hill neighbourhood, Balboa Park can be found to the East, and Hillcrest to the North. On the property there is ample parking if needed, and street parking as well.

Lineage and
Organization

Self-Realization Fellowship is a worldwide spiritual organization founded by Paramahansa Yogananda in 1920 and legally incorporated as a non-profit religious organization in 1935, to serve as Yogananda's instrument for the preservation and worldwide dissemination of his writings and teachings, including Kriya Yoga.

Contact

sandiegotemple.org619-295-0170
3072 1st Avenue
San Diego
92103
United States

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