SRF will participate in the Encinitas Halloween festivities on Thursday evening, October 31 from 5 – 8 p.m. when our enchanting queen and her court will greet all children and give treats to the little ghosts and goblins in the parking lot of SRF Books & Gifts, located at 1150 S. Coast Highway near K Street. All are welcome.

Spectacular Halloween pumpkins will again be displayed in several locations downtown.  We need volunteers to assist the SRF monks with pumpkin carving. If you can help, please come to the ashram grounds, Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday, October 28 – 30, from 5-9 p.m. 

The Children’s Pumpkin Carving and Storytelling will be held this Saturday, October 26, from 6–8 p.m. on the ashram grounds. Please pick up a flyer with all the details on the Sunday School patio table. 

There will be one Kriyaban ceremony at the J Street Chapel on Saturday, November 9 from 3 – 6 p.m. This service is for those who have already attended a Kriya initiation ceremony. Due to limited seating, please register at the table outside only if you are certain that you will attend. Thank you for your cooperation.

There will be a Kriya check on Sunday, November 10, at 12:30 p.m. in the main Temple.

The Flower Committee is looking for a volunteer who would like to care for the beautiful orchids in the foyer both the main Temple and the J Street Chapel. Some understanding of flowers and design is appreciated. Training will be provided. If you are interested, please stop by the Greeters Table to fill out a volunteer form.

If you have a Satsanga question about the SRF teachings, you can submit it electronically on the homepage at Click on the third link under the calendar to submit your question.

Sunday, October 20: The Bhagavad-Gita Study Group reading is from Volume 1.

Monday, October 21: The SRF Lessons Study Group reading is from Lesson 5, entitled “Communing with God Through Prayer.”

Friday, October 25: The Second Coming of Christ Study Group reading is from Volume 2.