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Online Inspirational Services

We invite you to join us for a weekly online inspirational service led by an SRF or YSS monastic. These services on the teachings of Paramahansa Yogananda generally include a period of meditation as well.

“How to Improve Your Attention and Concentration” by Brother Govindananda

Self-Realization Fellowship monk Brother Govindananda shares insights from the teachings of Paramahansa Yogananda on the importance of learning to control the mind through deep attention and concentration — to achieve success in our everyday lives, and in particular with going deeper in our practice of meditation. “Scientific concentration means to gather all attention to a center,” Paramahansaji says, “by cutting off attention from its entanglements in outer objects of senses and the thoughts they rouse.” Brother Govindananda brings into this talk recent scientific discoveries that help us understand our natural ability to concentrate and focus the mind.

Recorded in March 2022 at the SRF Fullerton Temple, this talk highlights not only what paying greater attention can bring to our lives — but how to do it. 

Video & Audio Teachings Archive

Previously, we housed all past inspirational services on this page as well. Those videos are now available in our Video & Audio Teachings Library.

There you can continue to view this wealth of inspirational services on numerous topics covered in Paramahansa Yogananda’s “how-to-live” teachings.

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