Self-Realization Fellowship Hermitage, Encinitas
Categories: Gardens, Nature & Parks
Situated high above the Pacific Ocean, Self-Realization Fellowship Hermitage provides the perfect setting for reflection and contemplation. Run by the Self Realization Fellowship (SRF), a non-profit religious organization, the internationally renowned gardens lend themselves to meditation, study, or prayer. Meander around the beautifully maintained gardens, admire the koi ponds, or simply sit and gaze at the ocean view. After enjoying some serenity, you can head towards the Encinitas Hermitage, where SRF founder and creator Paramahansa Yogananda spent much time. The rooms used by Paramahansa are now preserved as a shrine. Using our international travel planner, Encinitas attractions like Self-Realization Fellowship Hermitage can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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A very quiet and peaceful garden. Probably the most pristine gardens we have ever visited. Koi ponds, running water, meditation coves, and a beautiful ocean view. Whispering is recommended, or no talk... read more »
This is a peaceful and beautiful place to visit. Lush gardens and fish ponds. Stunning ocean views. Many spots for reflection and/or meditation, or just stroll through and enjoy the serenity.
The temple is very quite and surrounded by lush green gardens. Perfect for a city get a way and for meditation and seclusion.
Peter Henri Dragonas, M. D.
Just when you are happy to sit alone and ponder the Pacific, you are pulled away to the SRF Hermitage. And, there, sitting again, the pieces that were unanswered from past sit downs with yourself in real and dreamed if places become whole. You are in The Garden of Eden. No snakes, no apple trees, no human that you see. There are some places on the planet where you talk to yourself lovingly, selecting a channel of insight that raises your head and face to your own realization of being the best you can be. Here, is where you start the journey that creates the immortal soul, that is you.
Very unique relaxation place. Exotic flowers and trees. Ocean View. Pool with exotic fish.
Magical Gardens and Epic Meditation spot on the cliffs, over the ocean, koi ponds, beautiful landscaping and super peaceful!
There is nice, beautiful garden which is part of Self-Realization Fellowship that overlooks Pacific Ocean. You will get to see some type of Gold Fish in the pond. Very serene when you come early.
Gorgeous coastal scenery. Many different plants and huge coy fish - overlooking the ocean. Wow.
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