Weekly Announcements

Minister Visits

Saturday & Sunday:  April 6 – 7

Saturday:  Six hour Meditation (10:00 am – 4:00 pm)
Sunday:  Morning Services  (10:00 & 11:00 am)





Remembering Beth O’Brien

Our dear friend and long-time devotee, Beth O’Brien, passed into the astral on March 12.

Beth served both Richmond and Berkeley Temples on many levels. Her dedicated service to Master and SRF and her sincere friendship will be missed by all.

The temple will hold a memorial service for Beth on May 19.



Six Hour Meditations

Saturday, March 30  |  10:00 – 4:00 pm  |  Main Chapel  (Lay-disciple led)

Saturday, April 6   |  10:00 – 4:00 pm  |  Main Chapel  (Minister led)

The six hour meditations consist of silent meditation with periods of chanting accompanied by the temple kirtan group.

Entrance is through the Woolsey Street door.



Easter Weekend

 Friday, April 19 – Sunday, April 21

  Friday Meditation  Noon – 3:00 pm
  Saturday Meditation  3:00 – 6:00 pm
  Sunday Services  10:00 & 11:00 am
  Easter Program  Noon – 12:30 pm
  Potluck Brunch  12:30 – 2:00 pm
Potluck Brunch: Everyone is invited to contribute a vegetarian dish that does not require refrigeration or heating. Savory dishes are encouraged.

Fliers available at berkeleytemple.org


San Damiano Retreat

Friday to Sunday,  May 3rd – 5th

Registration for the annual San Damiano Retreat on May 3rd to the 5th is now available. Brother Jayananda will lead the retreat titled, ‘How to spiritualize Life’.  

Mary San Agustin will be in the back of the chapel after Sunday services to answer questions and accept registrations.  

Fliers and Registration forms are available at the back of the chapel and can be downloaded online at berkeleytemple.org.  


Sacramento Center Regional Retreat

May 17 – 19

The SRF Sacramento Center is having their annual Spring Retreat. 

Registration for the Sacramento Center Spring Retreat being held at the Jesuit Retreat Center in Applegate, CA is now open.

Information is available online at: www.sacramentocenter.org.



__________________________SRF NEWS______________________


SRF Lessons New Edition 

This greatly enhanced and expanded edition of the Self-Realization Fellowship Lessons is now available. This new edition contains a wealth of additional material from Paramahansaji’s writings and classes, including clearer and more detailed instruction on the SRF meditation techniques and many other subjects.

For those of you who are already a graduate of the SRF Lessons, the availability of the revised Lessons presents a unique opportunity to renew one’s relationship with the Guru and study of the SRF teachings.

All SRF members will be sent an email linked to their personal SRF account with instructions on how to receive the new lessons.




Prayer Requests, Satsanga Questions, & Volunteer Sign-up

Boxes for Prayer Request, Monthly Satsanga Questions, Suggestions,
and Volunteer Sign up sheets are on table in the back of the chapel.




If you would like to look ahead to more temple events, our Temple Calendar is available here.