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November 2023

Program Winter 2023/ 2024


  • Sunday              10:30 - 12:30 am          

  • Wednesday       7:00 - 9:00 pm

Special Events:

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


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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April 2022

Covid Notice:

We are glad that our location in Kriftel is sufficiently spacious in order to allow group meditation in compliance with social distancing regulations.

December 2021

“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 

Program Details

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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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