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Self Realization Fellowship Lake Shrine Temple, Los Angeles

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4.9/5 based on 120+ reviews on the web
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  • Beautiful, relaxing garden to spend .30 mins or the whole day. Good place to meditate, take photos, look around. Not a picnic area. Entrance is donation based. Free parking available, though parking l...  read more »
  • This is a very peaceful place to come and hangout at. You can walk around., meditate, and visit their gift shop. If you are looking for a place to get away and just be by yourself, this is the place. ...  read more »
  • peace love reflection Subdat service 9:00am 11:00 or visit grounds go to webste for other services and open hours during the week great gift shop OM!!! 
  • What an absolutely wonderful beacon of peace and meditation! This is one of the most gorgeous gardens tucked away in LA. Everyone who works here is kind and friendly. The entire place is donation based and free yoga sessions are offered on Sundays. This place was established in early 1950s by the great yogi, Paramahansa Yogananda. There is a gift shop near the entrance where you can learn more about what an interesting person he was.
  • Lake Shrine is a peaceful, spiritual and meditative walk around a lake surrounded with beautiful nature as if you were in Nirvana/heaven. Highly recommend for you to go!
  • An amazing contemplative experience. Such a beautiful spiritual place. MaryYourSoul(dot)com
  • Beautiful gardens with vibrant flowers Lake has fish and turtles and swans to gaze at. The meditation center (boat) is perfect and I always have an awesome meditation there. Namasté
  • No one actually recommended this place as somewhere to view, this was a pure google maps recommendation and boy is this place worth visiting! The vista is truly stunning. I can see why people see this as a place for self realisation. I'm not really a religious person, I don't do yoga, I don't get the "enlightenment" and "self improvement" thing, but this place really is a gem. Considering this is right off Pacific Coast Highway and Sunset Boulevard, it's completely quiet and serene around the lake and you can really hear the sound of the waterfalls and the wind brushing past. The level of biodiversity in the flora is incredible; they really must have some excellent gardeners come in every day to maintain it in the LA climate. The sparse decor is perfect. The shrine at one end is not over-bearing or tacky, but well blended in and the marble seats around the lake are adorned with coloured marble designs rather than paint meaning the fresco look really stays as vibrant as the day it was done. Do take your time wandering around here as it is a gem.
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