Program Winter 2023/ 2024
Sunday 10:30 - 12:30 am
Wednesday 7:00 - 9:00 pm
Christmas celebration - 2nd Advent
Sunday, December 10, 10:30 - 12:30 am
Meditation and reading service
followed by an Indian buffet, tea, coffee and Christmas cookies
Long Christmas meditation - 3rd Advent (6 hours)
Sunday December 17th 10:30 am - 4:30 pm
It is possible to leave earlier after 3 hours. However, we ask that you do not join us for the break in order to preserve the meditative atmosphere.
Birthday celebration in honor of Paramahansa Yogananda
Friday, January 5th 6:00 - 7:30 pm
Followed by tea and birthday cake
Program SRF-Convocation 2023
We are happy to offer selected online events and talks of the SRF Convocation week (July 30 - August 8) in our group facilities:
Sunday, July 30:
18:00 - 19:10: Reading service including meditation
19:10 - 20:00: Pilgrimage tour online on the big screen
20:00 - 21:00: Opening program of the World Convocation via livestream
Wednesday, August 2:
17:00 - 20:00: 3 hours of meditation with Brother Chidananda via livestream
Friday, August 4:
18:00 - 21:00 3-hour Kirtan with meditation via livestream
We are glad that our location in Kriftel is sufficiently spacious in order to allow group meditation in compliance with social distancing regulations.
“Celebrate Christmas upon the altar of the vast inner silence; in the sanctuary of every desire, every living thing in the world, in all the cosmos, celebrate the birth of Christ….” Paramahansa Yogananda
Our regular services will continue
Sunday, January 2nd
Re-Opening of our group rooms
We are pleased to reopen our group rooms for events due to the declining corona incidence numbers! Starting June 30th 2021.
Wednesday from 19:00 - 21: 00:
Sundays 10:30 - 12:30
a one-hour meditation, followed by the broadcast of a SRF Weekly Inspirational Services
For dates and details please see our program: Services
No Events due to Corona Pandemic
Due to the current Corona situation, there are from January 27th no events in our group rooms.
"Open the gates of silence and let silence enter the temple of all your activity.. Fill your heart with the peace of meditation." -Paramahansa Yogananda
60th anniversary of the Frankfurt
On November 5, 1960, our SRF meditation group was founded. To celebrate this 60th anniversary, we are planning a special program:
When: Sunday, November 8, 2020 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Where: Group rooms Frankfurt Rhein-Main, Gutenbergstr. 5, 65830 Kriftel, Germany.
Due to applicable Corona requirements, we ask for pre-registration via email: email@example.com
Weekly Online Inspirational Services
Currently, SRF holds weekly online services: Online Inspirational Services.
The services are led by SRF clergy and are usually available with German subtitles:
For the 100th Anniversary..
of Paramahansa Yogananda's arrival in America, a special commemoration will be held on Saturday, September 19, 2020 at Boston Harbor.
We are pleased to live-stream the celebration, hosted by nuns and monks of the Self-Realization Fellowship (SRF), on our facilities. This will be followed by the broadcast of an address by Brother Chidananda, President of SRF/ YSS.
Program: see Services