From the Spiritual Diary, December 11, Silence: Build your inner environment. Practice silence! I remember the wonderful discipline of the Great Ones. When we used to talk and chatter, they would say: "Go back into your inner castle." It was very hard to comprehend then, but now I understand the way of peace that we were shown. - Paramahansa Yogananda, SRF Lessons

Welcome to Greenfield Retreat

The Self-Realization Fellowship Greenfield Retreat in Front Royal, Virginia is a branch of Self-Realization Fellowship, a worldwide religious organization founded by Paramahansa Yogananda in 1920 to teach scientific techniques of meditation that will lead to a direct, personal relationship with God. These techniques are available in a series of weekly lessons sent to your home from our International Headquarters in Los Angeles, California. See the About section for more information on Greenfield and SRF.

Current Announcements

Announcements for Sunday December 4, 2016

We are celebrating the Christmas spirit by providing Christmas gifts for the residents of the House of Hope, a local shelter for homeless men, as well as homemade gifts for residents of a local assisted living home. Your donations toward the purchase of these gifts are welcome, and they can be left in specially marked donation boxes under Master's picture in the foyer. All gifts will be given in Master's name, which helps peo.... More....

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About Meditation

Paramahansa Yogananda said "Meditation is the ability to take the mind away from every object of distraction and put it upon God alone". See Greenfield's guidance for meditation, and the Learn to Meditate page on the Self-Realization Fellowship website.

Autobiography of a Yogi

Paramahansa Yogananda’s spiritual classic is available in our Bookroom, in bookstores, public libraries, and online.