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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Aug 11, 2019 Announcements

On Saturday, August 17, we will have a long Kirtan meditation for Bhagavan Krishna from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Group Energization Exercises will be practiced at 9:40 a.m., and there will be a 30-minute break at 12:30 p.m.

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 “What is the Soul?

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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

July 8, 2018 Announcements

Our annual summer picnic will be held at nearby Hamlin Park following the Sunday services on July 22. All are invited for food, fellowship, and games. Please bring a vegetarian dish to share. The center will provide veggie burgers, buns and condiments. Directions to Hamlin Park will be on the bulletin board in the social room.

On Wednesday, July 25, we will have a commemorative meditation and service for Mahavatar Babaji. The commemorative service will begin at 8 p.m. and will be preceded by a silent meditation from 7 to 7:40 p.m. During the meditation, ushers will allow late arrivals to enter quietly, preserving the sacred atmosphere. Those attending the commemorative service are asked to bring a flower and a monetary offering in an envelope.

On Saturday, July 28, we will have a Kirtan meditation for Mahavatar Babaji from 3 to 9 p.m. There will be a 30-minute break at 5:30 p.m. with group Energization Exercises practiced at 5:40 p.m.

We will host a visit from our monastic counselor Bro. Devananda this September 20 – 23. Please refer to our July e-newsletter or the Summer Quarterly Events Schedule (available at the Information Table) for the detailed scheduled so you can mark your calendar.

The subject for today’s service is, “Ideals For a Balanced Education”.

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Feb 25, 2018 Announcements

This Saturday March 3rd, we will have a 6-hour meditation with Kirtan in honor of the mahasamadhi of Paramahansa Yogananda, held from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m.  There will be a 30-minute break at 5:30 p.m. with group Energization Exercises practiced at 5:40 p.m. Please note the start time of 3 p.m. which is different than our usual Saturday meditation start time of 10 a.m.

We will commemorate the mahasamadhi of Paramahansa Yogananda on Wednesday, March 7th and the mahasamadhi of Swami Sri Yukteswar on Friday, March 9th. On each of these occasions we will have silent meditation from 7 – 7:40 pm followed by the commemorative service at 8 pm. Please bring a flower and a monetary offering. As a reminder, the ushers will allow late arrivals to quietly enter and join the meditation any time from 7 – 7:40 pm preceding the commemorative services.

As always, please consult our website calendar for a detailed schedule of the services and meditations at our Center.

Today we will be showing Part 2 of the DVD “Guru and Disciple: An Eternal Covenant of Love”, a talk by Bro. Bhaktananda.

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