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Feb 2022/ updated April

Program Spring 2022


Weekly meditations and services:​

  • sundays         10:30 - 12:30 am           

  • wednesdays   7:00 - 9:00 pm

Special events:

  • Easter Sunday
    Sunday, April 17th

  • Birthday Commeroration Sri Yukteswar
    Sunday, May 15th

Program Details

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.  As a preventive measure for Corona virus infections we continue wearing masks in our facilities. The mask can be removed during the meditation service.

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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

December 2021

Program Winter 2021/ 2022


  • sundays         10:30 - 12:30 am           

  • wednesdays   7:00 - 9:00 pm

Special events:

  • Christmas Meditation (3h) Sunday
    December 19th

  • Birthday Paramahansa Yogananda incl. LIVE Stream of SRF-commemoration
    Wednesday, January 5th

Program Details

Please note: due to COVID-19 only persons that are either vaccinated, recovered or tested (with certificate) are eligible to attend (3G)

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August 2021

Program Fall 2021

After the summer break, the program for the fall begins. We start with the Janmashtami Celebration in honor of Bhagavan Krishna on September, Saturday 4th.

Three weekly events are scheduled:


  • saturdays       5:00 - 7:00 pm            

  • sundays         10:30 - 12:30 am           

  • wednesdays   7:00 - 9:00 pm 

Program Details

July 2021

SRF World Convocation August 08-14

The SRF World Convocation will again be fully conducted online. Also this year the Meditation Group Frankfurt Rhein-Main will offer selected events via live streaming. It will kick off on Sunday, August 8, with the LIVE broadcast of the Convocation Opening with Brother Chidananda, President of the Self-Realization Fellowship/Yogoda Satsanga Society of India. 

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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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Christmas Program

Advent marks the beginning of a holy season,

in which special events are scheduled.


In this context, international celebrations, lectures and meditations of the

Self Realization Fellowship in our group rooms in Kriftel with (live) streaming. 


November 2020

July 2021

Christmas Program

Advent marks the beginning of a holy season,

in which special events are scheduled.


In this context, international celebrations, lectures and meditations of the

Self Realization Fellowship in our group rooms with (live) streaming. 

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: frankfurtgruppe@gmail.com

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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

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

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July 2020

Online SRF World Convocation 2020
- Live Streaming


From Sunday, August 9 - Saturday, August 15, we will be live streaming selected events of the Online SRF World Convocation daily, supplemented by recorded contributions and meditations. 


The live events are usually in English. Recorded contributions are often subtitled.


Due to Corona regulations, our group rooms currently include only a limited number of participants. Therefore, pre-registration is requested at: srfonlineconvocation@email.de

May 2020

Meditate Together Online


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