This is such a beautiful little spot for reflection. It's free admission (didn't know until I got there) and closes at 5 on Saturday. It IS wheelchair accessible at the top of the stairs....
Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens
215 W K St
Encinitas CA 92024
Encinitas CA 92024
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- Tue: 9am-5pm
- Wed: 9am-5pm
- Thu: 9am-5pm
- Fri: 9am-5pm
- Sat: 9am-5pm
- Sun: 11am-5pm
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Love this place! Encinitas is probably the hippiest and maybe also the happiest part of the whole North County. It's got tons of yoga studios, organic, vegan, gluten-free, whatever dietary cliches...
Beauty beauty beau-ti-full.Refreshing garden with oceanside views. Plenty of benches to meditate and quietly wonder. Cascading tropical trees and koi ponds.Try a light walking meditation...
This place is so peaceful and beautiful. The views of the ocean are absolutely breathtaking all you can hear is the sound of the waves. The koi pounds are awesome, lots of them. It's a very...
I first heard about the gardens about 5 yrs ago and it has been on my Yelp bookmarks list ever since then! My bf and I visited the gardens this past Sunday. We had ate lunch at URBN and decided to...
<p>The golden domes of the Self-Realization Fellowship Ashram Center on Highway 101 near Swami's Beach are an easy-to-spot Encinitas landmark. Not as easy to find is the entrance to the meditation gardens on K Street, just west of 101. Open to the public, the gardens feature winding walking paths lined with flowers that lead visitors through tranquil meditative areas bordered by trees and shrubs, many planted by Paramahansa Yogananda himself. Benches are placed throughout the property for reading or meditating, including some with a panoramic view of the Pacific Ocean. Koi ponds are connected by waterfalls, but a small swimming pool used by Yogananda sits empty. Entrance to the gardens is free, and donations are accepted.</p>