SRF/YSS International Headquarters, Los Angeles, CA



“It is through the instance and blessings of Mahavatar Babaji (whom I ever perceive as one with Krishna in Spirit) and of Christ and my Guru and Paramguru that I was sent to the West and undertook the task of founding Self-Realization Fellowship to serve as the instrumentality for the preservation and dissemination worldwide of the Kriya Yoga science.” ~  Paramahansa Yogananda, God Talks With Arjuna: The Bhagavad Gita

Gurudeva’s words to us: “When I am no longer in the body, this organization will be my body. As you have helped me, and served this form while I am here, so serve this organization.”Mrinalini Mata


“…at the Head…Men and Women of Divine Realization” ~ Paramahansaj

Preserving a Society’s Unique Identity ~ Yogananda’s SRF/YSS

“Every student should be connected with Self-Realization Headquarters directly by taking the SRF lessons” ~ Paramahansaji

The Unique Role of Gurudeva’s Organization ~ Centralization Under the SRF/YSS  Mother Center

Love and Loyalty to Gurus, the Teachings and SRF/YSS, Handwritten Letters

Paramahansaji on the Importance of his SRF/YSS Monastic Order

Meaning of SRF/YSS and ‘Church of All Religions’

Farewell Tribute to the Golden Lotus Temple, April 1943, Inner Culture

SRF and Other Religions; Need for SRF/YSS Organization–Daya Mataji