From the Spiritual Diary, April 28, Happiness: Do not think that a little joy in silence is enough. Joy is more than that. For instance, suppose you are going to be punished by not being allowed to go to sleep when you are desperately in need of rest, and suddenly someone says: "All right, you may go to sleep now." Think of the joy you would feel just before falling asleep. Multiply that one million times! Still it would not describe the joy felt in communion with God. - 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 April 23, 2017

We will be offering a retreat for women Kriyabans from Thursday, May 4 to Sunday, May 7, focused on deepening your practice of Kriya yoga. Meals will be provided. Pre-registration is required and you can register through April 30 on the sign-up sheet in the dining room.... More....

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.

Upcoming Events

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Autobiography of a Yogi

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