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.
17190 Sunset Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90272
Hours of Operation statusClosed · Opens 9:00 AM
Tips from locals
A Temple, a Shrine, and a Meditation Garden offering a quiet oasis for meditation, prayer.
In addition to being absolutely gorgeous and inspiring, the Lake Shrine is the most serene place in L.A.
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…
Check times on their website when they have services otherwise, the gardens are beautiful to walk in for peace and quiet and meditation.