Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens, Encinitas

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Situated high above the Pacific Ocean, Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens 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. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens and many more Encinitas attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Encinitas trip maker site.
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  • This is a truly AMAZING spot by the sea. Very well manicured mature gardens. Quiet, tranquil atmosphere which offers many lovely spots to take in the beauty 
    This is a truly AMAZING spot by the sea. Very well manicured mature gardens. Quiet, tranquil atmosphere which offers many lovely spots to take in the beauty  more »
  • Our family enjoyed a brief walk and rest here after a long flight. Watching the pelicans fly by, looking at the ocean waves, and visiting the koi ponds made us all calm and relaxed. It was easy to... 
    Our family enjoyed a brief walk and rest here after a long flight. Watching the pelicans fly by, looking at the ocean waves, and visiting the koi ponds made us all calm and relaxed. It was easy to...  more »

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