Seattle Center of Self-Realization Fellowship

  • Mt Rainier and Yogananda
  • SRF Seattle Center

Monastic Visit September 22-25, 2022

Dear ones,

It is our great joy to announce that we will host SRF monastics, Brother Padmananda and Brahmachari Jason, at the Seattle Center of SRF between the dates of September 22-25, 2022. The itinerary is as follows:


  • Thursday, Sept. 22: Group meditation led by Brother Padmananda from 6:00 – 6:45 p.m., followed by a satsanga from 7:00 – 8:00 p.m. There will be a tea social with the monastics from 8:00 – 9:00 p.m. Questions for satsanga are invited, and can be placed in the Suggestions Box at the Center, emailed to, or submitted to Br. Jason through Center Department via e-mail (e-mail address: In subject line say, “Att. Br. Jason – Seattle Satsanga”). Any group related topics or personal spiritual questions may be submitted.


  • Friday, Sept. 23: We will have an outing with the monastics from 10:00 a.m-2:00 p.m. Details of the outing to Green Lake with a sign up at the Information Table in the Social Room is now available.


  • Saturday, Sept. 24: Workshop led by visiting monastics on the topic of Serving Together in Happiness and Harmony from 10:00 – 12:00 p.m. Topics include: appreciation, gratitude, being a good listener, making decisions as a group, humility and non-attachment, and not taking life too seriously. Attendees may bring a brown bag lunch. Part 2 of the workshop will be from 1:30 – 2:30 p.m., followed by a break. A DVD showing will take place from 2:45 – 3:45 p.m., showing a satsanga with Center Leaders and Sri Daya Mata on SRF aims and ideals. Center volunteers, and those interested in serving Paramahansa Yogananda’s work through active service are encouraged to attend the Saturday workshop.


  • Sunday, Sept. 25: 9:30 – 10:45 a.m. Energization Exercises, group meditation and the 11 a.m. service will be led by monastics. A group photo will take place from 12:00 – 12:15 p.m. and a Membership Meeting from 12:15 to 12:30 p.m. It will be followed by a luncheon served at the Center. From 1:30 – 3:00 p.m., we will have a DVD showing of Glimpses of a Life Divine.  Br. Jason will be teaching a Sunday School class from 11 a.m. – 12 p.m., and a warm invitation is extended to school age children to attend. A memorial service will be held for William Demorest between 3:45 – 4:45 p.m., led by Brother Padmananda, and all are invited to attend.

If there are any changes to the schedule, they will be announced on the Center website. We hope you will join in to experience spiritual upliftment and divine fellowship during these Center events.


“God is my life. God is my love. God is the temple that calls my heart to unceasing worship. God is my Goal. No duty can be performed without the power borrowed from God, so my highest duty is to find Him.”
– Paramahansa Yogananda 


In divine fellowship,

Managing Council, Seattle Center of SRF