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The Bend Meditation Circle is a branch of Self Realization Fellowship, the international spiritual and humanitarian organization founded in 1920 by Paramahansa Yogananda, the pioneering father of Yoga in the West and author of the spiritual classic, Autobiography of a Yogi. The aim of Self Realization Fellowship is direct communion with God through the practice of Kriya Yoga, an ancient and sacred science of meditation.

Our center serves spiritual seekers in Central Oregon offering regular weekly inspirational reading and meditation services that are open to the public. Please see our calendar of weekly meditations and inspirational services.

Weekly Sunday Meditation & Service

  • Sunday Meditation 9:00 am – 9:50 am
  • Sunday Service 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Autobiography of a Yogi

One of the world’s most acclaimed spiritual classics on the science of yoga and the life of Paramahansa Yogananda.

Learn to Meditate

Receive Paramahansa Yogananda’s Lessons on meditation and spiritual living.

Weekly Online Inspirational Talks

Enjoy a weekly talk given by an SRF or YSS monastic on the teachings of Paramahansa Yogananda. Talks usually include a brief period of meditation or guided visualization. Additional inspiration can be found on the SRF YouTube Channel.

Daily Worldwide Online Meditations

Join devotees around the world for daily online group Meditations and Scripture Studies. learn how to participate via the SRF Website. View the Calendar.


The annual SRF World Convocation — a week long immersion in the teachings of Paramahansa Yogananda — will be held this year July 30 to August 5, Online and In-Person (in Los Angeles)

Request Prayers

Monks and nuns of the Self-Realization Fellowship Prayer Council pray daily for all those who request prayers for physical, mental, and spiritual healing and for world peace. They are joined by SRF members and friends around the globe who are part of the Worldwide Prayer Circle. Request prayers.


Riverside Wellness
Self-Realization Fellowship Bend Meditation Circle
Self-Realization Fellowship International Headquarters


We are located on the beautiful Deschutes River in Bend, Oregon. You will find us on the corner of Mt. Washington Drive and 3rd St (North Highway 97).

If you are traveling either north or south on 3rd street, go west on Mt. Washington Drive, turn around at the convention center on your left. Come down hill and Riverside Wellness will be on your right hand side, turn into the parking lot to your right before the light at 3rd street.

This is not the official website of Self-Realization Fellowship. For more information on Paramahansa Yogananda's life and teachings, please visit the official website:  Self-Realization Fellowship.