A short walk from the crashing waves of the Pacific Ocean, you’ll find the peaceful grounds of the Self Realization Fellowship in Pacific Palisades.
An oasis in the city, this is a beautiful place to come to relax and unwind. Take a leisurely walk around the lake, or sit quietly on one of the many stone benches nestled next to foliage and fountains.
The Self Realization Fellowship is a non-profit spiritual organization founded in 1920 by Paramahansa Yogananda. It offers meditation classes, retreats and worship services. People of all faiths are welcome to visit the grounds. Admission is free, donations are appreciated.
Self Realization Fellowship Pacific Palisades
The first time you visit, you might be surprised to see this beautiful, peaceful oasis so close to busy Pacific Coast Highway. The grounds are not visible from Sunset Boulevard, so you could drive right by without knowing it’s here. Once you find it, you might want to visit regularly to relax and recharge.
Traffic411 Insider’s Tip: Park on Palisades Drive, and walk to the beach (near Gladstone’s Malibu) before or after you visit. There are also good restaurants in the shopping center on Palisades Drive.
Distance from LAX: 16 miles