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Over 100 Acres of Natural Beauty

Enjoy the beauty and serenity of this spiritual center. We ask that you respect the sacredness of the land and be sensitive to the needs of visitors and residents.

If traveling from a distance, please contact us before-hand to confirm timings, as hours and access sometimes change.

Directions to Krotona

For information on getting here and away, please see the Directions page.


Guest Policies

All must agree to abide by our community's practice of vegetarianism, non-smoking, and abstention from alcohol and recreational drugs during their visit.

Please stay on paved surfaces and clearly marked pathways, keep pets on leash, and respect the private residential areas.

When walking the grounds, please keep chatter and cell phone usage to a minimum.

Please pick up after your pet; there is a waste station with bags adjacent to the Bookshop.

Thank you for your respect and cooperation.


Krotona Institute Grounds

Areas of Interest

  • Sanctuary of Connections: A walking garden with links to many of the world's religious and spiritual traditions.
  • Labyrinth: Positioned with sweeping views of the Topa Topa mountains, the Labyrinth offers a peaceful moving meditation.

Visiting Hours

7am - Sunset


Krotona School of Theosophy

Visit the Krotona School of Theosophy and Events sections for more information.

Seasonal Programs

See the Events section for current program details.

The Ojai Valley Theosophical Society, a local lodge of the TS in America, holds weekly meetings on Tuesday evenings in the School. Though its programs are open to everyone, some are planned especially for TS members. The meetings are from 7 - 8 pm. For a list of upcoming programs and information about membership in the Theosophical Society in America, contact ovlts@yahoo.com.


Krotona Library and Research Center

Visit the Krotona Library and Research Center section for more information.

Library Hours

Tuesday – Friday 10 – 5
Saturday & Sunday 1 – 5
Monday Closed


Krotona Quest Bookshop

Visit the Krotona Quest Bookshop section for more information.

Bookshop Hours

Wednesday – Saturday 12 – 5
Sunday 1 – 5
Monday - Tuesday Closed