Seattle Center of Self-Realization Fellowship

  • Mt Rainier and Yogananda
  • Seattle Center of SRF
  • Seattle Center of Self-Realization Fellowship

March 17, 2019 Announcments

Announcements for Sunday, March 17, 2019

We will have our next Day of Service on Saturday, March 23rd. 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. during the chanting. All are welcome for the Day of Service, including children, for any length of time that you can stay.

As previously announced, our Thursday Inspirational Service service time will change to 7 – 8 p.m. beginning in April for at least the Spring and Summer quarters. The Study Group start time will shift earlier to 6:15 p.m. beginning in April.

The subject for today’s service is, “Curing Psychological Intoxication.

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March 10, 2019 Announcements

Announcements for Sunday, March 10, 2019

We will have our next Day of Service on Saturday, March 23rd. 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. during the chanting. All are welcome for the Day of Service, including children, for any length of time that you can stay.

In an effort to serve our members and volunteers better, we are planning to change our Thursday Inspirational Service time to 7 – 8 p.m. beginning in April. This 1-hour format will include praying for others and practicing the healing technique. We plan to try this change for at least the Spring and Summer quarters and then assess whether to continue.  Our hope is that the time change will be helpful to those who prefer not to drive at night, and support more attendance given the earlier end-time and the shorter 1-hour format.

Along with the new 7 p.m. start time for the Thursday service, the Study Group start time will shift earlier to 6:15 p.m. beginning in April.

Thanks for your understanding as we consider this scheduling change. Feedback is always welcome through the Suggestion Box in the foyer or through the Contact form on our website.

The subject for today’s service is, “The Inner Meaning of Self-Realization.”

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March 3, 2019 Announcements

Announcements for Sunday, March 3, 2019

We will commemorate the mahasamadhi of Paramahansa Yogananda this Thursday, March 7 and the mahasamadhi of Swami Sri Yukteswar this Saturday, March 9. On each of these occasions we will have silent meditation from 7 – 7:40 p.m. followed by the commemorative service at 8 p.m. Please bring a flower and a donation in an envelope for these services.

In an effort to serve our members and volunteers better, we are planning to change our Thursday evening schedule to hold the Inspirational Service 7 – 8 p.m beginning in April. This 1-hour format will include praying for others and practicing the healing technique, whereas previously we held a separate Prayer Service after the main service. We plan to implement this change as a 6-month trial for the Spring and Summer quarters and assess whether it is working well.  Our hope is that the earlier end-time will be helpful to those who prefer not to drive at night, and those who have commitments Friday morning.

Along with the new 7 p.m. start time for the Thursday service, the Study Group start time will shift earlier to 6:15 p.m. beginning in April.

Thanks for your understanding as we consider this scheduling change. Feedback is always welcome through the Suggestion Box in the foyer or through the Contact form on our website.

The subject for today’s service is, “Guru: Channel of Eternal Blessings.”

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Feb 24, 2019 Announcements

On Saturday, March 2, there will be a long kirtan meditation from 10 – 4 p.m. to commemorate the mahasamadhi of our guru, Paramahansa Yogananda. Group Energization Exercises will be practiced at 9:40 a.m., and there will be a 30-minute break at 12:30 p.m.

We will commemorate the mahasamadhi of Paramahansa Yogananda on Thursday, March 7 and the mahasamadhi of Swami Sri Yukteswar on Saturday, March 9. On each of these occasions we will have silent meditation from 7 – 7:40 p.m. followed by the commemorative service at 8 p.m. Please bring a flower and a donation for the evening commemorative services.

February 24, 2019 Announcements

Feb 17, 2019 Announcements

Announcements for Sunday, February 17, 2019

On Saturday, February 23, we will host a one day retreat at the center from 10 am to 4 pm. As part of the retreat we will have guided group practice of Energization Exercises, kirtan meditation and inspirational readings. We will also have free time for you to relax, take short walks if you wish, and practice the presence of God.

On Saturday, March 2, there will be a long kirtan meditation from 10 – 4 p.m. to commemorate the mahasamadhi of our guru, Paramahansa Yogananda. There will be a 30-minute break at 12:30 p.m. Group Energization Exercises will be practiced at 9:40 a.m.

We will commemorate the mahasamadhi of Paramahansa Yogananda on Thursday, March 7 and the mahasamadhi of Swami Sri Yukteswar on Saturday, March 9. On each of these occasions we will have silent meditation from 7 – 7:40 p.m. followed by the commemorative service at 8 p.m.

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