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Sunset Flower

February 2024

Program Summer 2024



  • Sunday              10:30 - 12:30 am          

  • Wednesday       7:00 - 9:00 pm

Special Events:

SRF Convocation with Monastic Visit

see below

Babaji Memorial Celebration in honor of the meeting between our Guru and Mahavatar Babaji on July 25, 1920

Wed, July 24         07:00 pm - 09:00 pm

Summer Break

July 25 - Aug 27

Janmashtami Celebration

Wed, Aug 28         07:00 pm - 09:00 pm

July 2024

SRF-Convocation 2024            


We are filled with great anticipation and deep gratitude that Brother Kalyanananda and Brother Muktananda from the USA will honor us with their presence at this year's Convocation. 🙏✨


Program and Schedule

  • Saturday, July 13: Group outing with the monks followed by lunch near Kriftel. 🌳 🍽️

  • Sunday, July 14 to Tuesday, July 16: Program days with the monks in Kriftel. 🕊️ 🙏🏻

  • Wednesday, July 17 and Friday, July 19: Programs in Kriftel.

On Saturday, July 13, there will be an excursion together with the monastics: we will start at 10:30 at the Viehweide Restaurant near Hofheim. The address is Viehweide 1, 65719 Hofheim am Taunus (Google Maps).

From there we hike a bit (ca. 4km), meditate, und then jointly go to the restaurant thereafter. The reservation at the restaurant for our group is at 12:45 pm, for those who want to go there directly. 

Thanks to good weather we will stick to our hiking plans.

If you want to join for the buffets in the rooms in Kriftel or when we eat out, please send us a note to or use this form This helps us adjust reservations and buffet size. You can also join without a reservation though.

Snowdrop Flowers

February 2024

Program Winter/ Spring 2024


  • Sunday              10:30 - 12:30 am          

  • Wednesday       7:00 - 9:00 pm

Special Events:


Commemoration Mahasamadhi Paramahansa Yogananda

Wednesday, March 6    7:00 - 9:00 pm

Commemoration Mahasamadhi Swami Sri Yukteswar

Sunday, March 10         10:30 am - 12:30 am

Meditative Easter Celebration

Sunday, March 10         10:30 am - 12:30 am


Commemoration Birthday Swami Sri Yukteswar

Sunday, May 12             10:30 am - 12:30 am


July 2023

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

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June 2021

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:
two-hour meditation


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

January 2021

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

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September 2020

60th anniversary of the Frankfurt
Rhine-Main Group

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:

August 2020

July 2021

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:

Online Services

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September 2020


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

May 2020

Meditate Together Online


In SRF's online meditation center, all Internet users can participate in joint meditation. 

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