Online Holiday Events

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2021 – 2022 Holiday Events
(To Be Streamed)

The following online holiday events led by SRF monastics will be streamed in December and January. Please scroll down to the individual events to learn more about how long that event will be available.

  • Online Christmas Open House at Mother Center on Saturday, December 11, 9:00 a.m. PST.
  • All-Day Christmas Meditation on Saturday, December 18, 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. PST. In addition to the meditation conducted in English, four additional all-day meditations will be offered in German, Italian, Portuguese, and Spanish.
  • New Year’s Eve Meditation on Friday, December 31 (available on December 30, at 4:00 p.m. PST, to allow for everyone in all time zones to participate).
  • Paramahansa Yogananda’s Birthday Commemoration on Wednesday, January 5, 9:00 a.m. PST.
  • Paramahansa Yogananda Commemorative Meditation on Saturday, January 8, 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. PST.

Online Christmas Open House — December 11, 9:00 a.m. PST

Please join SRF/YSS President Brother Chidananda and SRF monks and nuns for a special Christmas Open House at the SRF International Headquarters in Los Angeles. This event will be streamed on Saturday, December 11 at 9:00 a.m. (PST) and will remain available for viewing after the event.

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All-Day Christmas Meditation — December 18

Please join us on Saturday, December 18, for this year’s all-day Christmas meditation led by SRF monastics. The meditation in English will stream live from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (PST). All-day meditations in German, Italian, Portuguese, and Spanish will also be available. The meditations in all five languages will be available for viewing until Christmas Day.

Paramahansa Yogananda inaugurated the custom of holding an all-day meditation service during the Christmas season to foster communion with the Christ Consciousness, which he said constitutes the true celebration of Christmas.

2021 12 18 Online All Day Christmas Meditation

New Year’s Eve Meditation — December 31

Please join us for a special meditation to bring in the New Year. Paramahansa Yogananda instituted the practice of ushering in the New Year with a special meditation on the night of December 31 from 11:30 p.m. to 12:15 a.m. The New Year’s Eve meditation will be available on December 30, at 4:00 p.m. PST, to allow for everyone in all time zones to participate, and will remain available after the 31st.

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Commemoration of Paramahansa Yogananda’s Birthday — January 5, 9:00 a.m. PST

Please join us for an online commemoration of the birth anniversary of Paramahansa Yogananda from the SRF International Headquarters in Los Angeles, to be streamed on Wednesday, January 5 at 9:00 a.m. (PST). Self-Realization Fellowship temples, centers, and groups around the world observe Paramahansa Yogananda’s birthday (January 5, 1893) with a special commemoration. This event will remain available for viewing after it is first streamed.

2022 01 05 PY Birthday Commemoration for Email

Paramahansa Yogananda Commemorative Meditation — January 8, 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. PST

Please join us for a six-hour meditation in honor of Paramahansa Yogananda’s birthday, to be streamed live on Saturday, January 8, 8:00 – 2:00 p.m. (PST). The meditation, which will be conducted in English, will continue to be available until January 10 for those who are unable to join the live event.

2022 01 08 PY Commemorative Meditation for Brightcove Email

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