Seattle Center of Self-Realization Fellowship

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September 15, 2019 Announcements

This month we’ll have two commemorative services and a long meditation in honor of our param-param guru Lahiri Mahasaya:

  • On Thursday, September 26, we will commemorative the mahasamadhi of Lahiri Mahasaya. There will be a meditation from 7 to 7:40p.m. followed by the commemorative service at 8 p.m.
  • On Saturday, September 28 we will have a long kirtan meditation from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. with a 30-minute break at 12:30 p.m.  Group Energization Exercises will be practiced prior at 9:40 a.m.
  • On Monday, September 30, we will celebrate the birthday of Lahiri Mahasaya. There will be a meditation from 7 to 7:40p.m. followed by the commemorative service at 8 p.m.

Please bring a flower and donation to offer during the commemorative services.

The Seattle Center of SRF will be hosting an “introductory event” titled ‘Meditation: The Source of Lasting Joy’ on Wednesday, October 23 at the Eastside Baha’i Center in Bellevue. Monastics from the SRF Mother Center Bro. Nakulananda and Br. Troy will be here for the event, which will include a public talk, a guided meditation, and an informal reception to allow attendees to find out more about the SRF teachings and sign-up for the Lessons. More information about the event and flyers will be forthcoming later this month, including ways in which you can participate in the publicity efforts. If you are interested in volunteering for this event, please contract Anand Balachandran.

Visiting monastics will also lead the services here at the Center on Sunday Oct 20; and on Tuesday Oct 22 monastics will lead as 7 p.m. inspirational service in place of our usual 2-hr meditation.

We have also been informed that SRF monastics will visit for the weekend of our annual All-Day Christmas meditation Saturday Dec 15. Our website calendar will be updated with details as they are confirmed.

The subject for today’s service is “Man’s Greatest Duty: To Remember God

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September 8, 2019 Announcements

On Friday, September 13 at 7 p.m. we will have a family movie night and ice cream social here at the Center. We will watch the documentary film “Ma and Me” about the life of Anandamayi Ma, the Indian woman saint who Paramahansa Yogananda met and wrote about in Autobiography of a Yogi.  Children are invited to join their parents in the chapel to watch the film. Ice cream will be provided in the social room after the movie.

We will have a long meditation and two commemorative services in honor of our Param-Param Guru Lahiri Mahasaya in September.

On Thursday, September 26, we will celebrate the  Mahasamadhi of Lahiri Mahasaya. There will be a meditation from 7:00 to 7:40p.m. followed by the Commemorative service at 8:00 p.m.

On Saturday, September 28 there will be a Kirtan Meditation from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. with a 30-minute break at 12:30 p.m.  Group Energization Exercises will be practiced prior at 9:40 a.m.

On Monday, September 30, we will celebrate the Birthday of Lahiri Mahasaya. There will be a meditation from 7:00 to 7:40p.m. followed by the Commemorative service at 8:00 p.m.

Please bring a flower and donation to offer during the Commemorative services.

We are happy to inform you that Seattle Center of SRF will be hosting an “introductory event” titled ‘Meditation: The Source of Lasting Joy’ on Wednesday, October 23 at the Eastside Baha’i Center in Bellevue. Monastics from the SRF Mother Center will be here for the event, which will include a public talk, a guided meditation, and an informal reception to allow attendees to find out more about the SRF Teachings and sign-up for the Lessons.

More information about the event and flyers will be forthcoming later this month, including ways in which you can participate in the publicity efforts. If you are interested in volunteering for this event, please contract Anand Balachandran.

The subject for today’s service is “Health Through Union With Cosmic Life

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Sep 1, 2019 Announcements

Announcements for September 1, 2019

Our weekly 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. meditation on Saturday, September 7 will include Kirtan. Group Energization Exercises will be practiced at 9:40 a.m.

Also on Saturday, September 7 we will have our next Day of Service. A vegetarian lunch will be served directly after the 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. meditation, and then we will do projects around the Center up until 5 p.m. For those who wish to come and meditate prior to the 1 p.m. lunch, you may enter quietly and join the last hour of the group meditation in the chapel either at 12:00 noon or 12:30 p.m. chanting. All are welcome for the Day of Service, including children, for any length of time that you can stay.

On Friday, September 13 at 7 p.m. we will have a family movie night and ice cream social here at the Center. We will post further details about the movie selection on our website calendar.

We are happy to inform you that Seattle Center of SRF will be hosting an “introductory event” titled ‘Meditation: The Source of Lasting Joy’ on Wednesday, October 23 at the Eastside Bahai Center in Bellevue. Monastics from the Mother Center will be here for the event, which will include a public talk, a guided meditation, and an informal reception to allow attendees to find out more about the SRF Teachings (and sign-up for the Lessons!).

More information about the event and flyers will be forthcoming later this month, including ways in which you can participate in the publicity efforts. If you are interested in volunteering for this event, please get in touch with Anand Balachandran.

The subject for today’s service is “Proof of the Existence of God.

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August 25, 2019 Announcements

Our weekly 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. meditation on Saturday, September 7 will include Kirtan. Group Energization Exercises will be practiced at 9:40 a.m.

Alson on Saturday, September 7 we will have our next Day of Service. A vegetarian lunch will be served directly after the 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. meditation, and then we will do projects around the Center up until 5 p.m. For those who wish to come and meditate prior to the 1 p.m. lunch, you may enter quietly and join the last hour of the group meditation in the chapel either at 12:00 noon or 12:30 p.m. chanting. All are welcome for the Day of Service, including children, for any length of time that you can stay.

On Friday, September 13 at 7 p.m. we will have a family movie night and ice cream social here at the Center. More information will be forthcoming in next week’s announcements and on our website calendar.

We are pleased to be joined today monastics visiting from the ashrams of Paramahansa Yogananda, Bro. Kalyanananda and Br. Leonardo.

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August 18, 2019 Announcements

Announcements for Sunday August 18, 2019

On Saturday, August 24, we will celebrate Janmashtami, a Commemorative Service honoring the birth of Bhagavan Krishna. The service will begin at 8 p.m. and will be preceded by a silent meditation from 7 – 7:40 p.m. During the meditation, ushers will allow late arrivals to enter silently. Please bring a flower and a monetary offering in an envelope. 

The subject for today’s service is “Devotion That Touches God

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