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Self Realization Fellowship Lake Shrine Temple

80 locals recommend ·
Why locals recommend it
There is an incredible giant garden with a lake, a temple, and quiet little pagodas that are perfect writing sanctuaries. You’ll find it to be meditative bliss, and a good meditation can be perfect for breaking through any writer’s block. There’s nobody trying to enforce any type of beliefs on you here—it’s just peace, clarity, and beauty. You can wander the grounds for free. Find a shaded spot or a Pagoda and write away. And when you get blocked, take time out to meditate—the energy is strong here.
November 03, 2016

Tips from locals

Sandy & Steve
Sandy & Steve
October 20, 2019
Amazing ambience, pretty quiet and relaxing, good for meditation. I loved the gorgeous rose garden and the lake.
September 05, 2019
Great Nature dose. Quiet, calming, and relaxing
August 30, 2019
A Temple, a Shrine, and a Meditation Garden offering a quiet oasis for meditation, prayer.
July 26, 2019
In addition to being absolutely gorgeous and inspiring, the Lake Shrine is the most serene place in L.A.
May 16, 2019
Scenery, serenity, and spirituality abound at the Self Realization Fellowship Lake Shrine (17190 W Sunset Blvd, Pacific Palisades 90272). Stroll through the grounds, which include gorgeous gardens, a spring-fed lake, and flowers galore, which are home to koi, swans, and ducks. To boot, you’ll find a…

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17190 Sunset Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90272
Phone+1 310-454-4114
Hours of Operation statusOpen · Closes 4:30 PM