Encinitas, California: Swamis - Self-Realization Fellowship

Self-Realization Fellowship Encinitas is a unique sight along the surfing beaches north of San Diego.

Self-Realization Fellowship Hermitage and Meditation Gardens

215 K St., Encinitas, CA
Self-Realization Fellowship Hermitage and Meditation Gardens, K Street and Crest St.
Meditation gardens: Tu-Sa 9 am - 5 pm, Su 11 am - 5 pm; Hermitage: Su 2 pm. (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
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Swamis - Self Realization Fellowship

It is a beautiful tropical garden along the sea north of San Diego. The flora is very rich in succulents. Some places of meditation are engaged with views of the Pacific. It is very, very relaxing and helps to recharge.

[Alain-Claude Mainguet, 04/13/2014]

Self Realization Fellowship.

Swamis - Self-Realization Fellowship

With a waterfall, koi pond and beautiful meditation gardens coloring its grounds, Self-Realization Fellowship Encinitas offers serenity for its many visitors. Built in 1936, this is where Paramahansa Yogananda -- the founder of the nonprofit spiritual organization Self-Realization Fellowship -- spent many hours writing his timeless classic Autobiography of a Yogi. Inviting quiet reflection, the site is threaded with scenic walkways with ocean views.

Just below, don't miss the awe-inspiring Swami's Beach, so named for Yogananda and very popular among surfers.

[Susan Derby, 03/14/2010]

The locals also refer to the Self Realization Fellowship as "Swamis."

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