Forum Rules

Forum Purpose

This forum's purpose is to provide a place for members of Self-Realization Fellowship and others who are interested in the teachings of Paramahansa Yogananda to talk to other members, make friends, share inspirational stories and quotes, Convocation tips, etc.

This forum is open to people of all religions, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, political affiliation, nationality, colours, ethnic origin or ability. Harassment of anyone or discriminatory remarks made against other people or groups will not be tolerated.

In addition, political discussions or topics which are particularly polarizing are not allowed and may result in your posts being deleted or your account being banned. If you want to talk politics, there are many other forums online for that purpose.

When posting content related to Paramahansa Yogananda, please post only from Self-Realization Fellowship sources.

Rules for Posting

The following behaviors/content are not allowed in the forum and may result in your posts being removed or your account being deleted.

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Copyright Laws

Respect copyright laws. Don't copy whole articles from websites, books, or magazines. Don't use images without permission. NOTE: As per each Devotee's Agreement with Self Realization Fellowship, please DO NOT post any specific information regarding the texts or techniques outlined in and/or described in the Self Realization Fellowship Lessons.


This forum requires users to register in order to view posts. Search engines may be able to view forum content. It is advisable to use a nickname or pseudonym when sharing personal information.

In order to protect user's personal information, bots (search engines) will be excluded from being able to access some forums such as the prayer board.

If posts in a forum are set to be automatically erased after a certain time period, this will be listed in the forum description.

If search engines are able to access a forum, this will be listed in the forum description.

Please respect other user's privacy. If you know their real names or other personal information, don't share this information without their permission.


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Right to Suspend or Delete

We reserve the right to delete or close posts that do not follow the board rules without warning, and suspend or delete Memberships without warning, though we will strive to provide an explanation when possible and as time permits.

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