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From the Spiritual Diary, October 23, Overcoming Temptation: When you permit temptation to overcome you, your wisdom is a prisoner. The quickest way to banish temptation is first to say "no" and get out of that particular environment; then reason it out later when calmness and wisdom return. - 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 October 22, 2017

We will be offering a three-day retreat for women Kriyabans from this Thursday evening, October 26, to Sunday, October 29, focused on deepening your practice of Kriya yoga. Meals will be provided. The cost for the program is $300 for those women staying on the grounds and $200 for women staying off-site. At this time, all spaces for the retreat are filled, and the waiting list is full as well. However, if you would like to en.... 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.