On 27 November, we celebrated the final day of the 42 days of Mandala Abishekams. There are many beautiful images we would like to share with you.
After the inauguration of the temple, we celebrated Mandala Abishekams for 42 days. It was an amazing time full of colours and excitement. Take a look at the daily images. [...]
Last weekend, we were able to celebrate the inauguration of the new temple. The main deity was given the name Accordingly, the mountain chalet, our long-standing venue for spiritual seminars, is now called It was an awesome event which left a deep impact on all present. Take a look at [...]
In July we started the construction of the gopurum. The temple house was opened on the east front and a wooden arch was inserted for stabilisation of the house and the shaping of the gopurum. A massive marble floor plate was put in place. The wooden egg-like shape of the gopurum was then mounted in [...]
We are delighted that Babaji visited the temple on 10 August. When the joyfully anticipated guest arrived, it was the start of an unforgettable get-together which was highlited by prayers, bhajans and satsang and framed by good food and a homely feeling inside the house. Here are some images of this amazing day. [...]
A big event took place at the beginning of last week: The long journey of the Lingam and Nandi from India to the temple came to an end. The murthies, which had arrived by sea in Hamburg some days ago, were left in their container and shipped by train to Basel from where they [...]
When Babaji visited the temple in Fideris in August 2015, he handed over to the temple a stone plate onto which he had scratched the symbol "OM". Read the satsang given by one of the Swamis from Skanda Vale in June 2016 and learn more about the story of the plate and the meaning [...]
Guru Sri Subramanium the founder of Skanda Vale and Somaskanda Ashram urges us to stop daydreaming and start living consciously from moment to moment with love. From a Swiss Seminar in 2003.
On 7 February we ventured a pilgrimage to Lord Ganesh who resides just outside the temple house - read about the experiences of one of the pilgrims and take a look at the images taken on this full day. Travelling to the temple The snow-capped peaks merged with the white and grey marbled sky [...]
Sunday, 30 August was a most auspicious day: Jagadguru Sri Sharavanababa (Babaji) made a pilgrimage to visit the temple and its surroundings. Read the satsang he gave at the edge of the wood and view the images of this unforgettable day. Om Sharavanabhava, Om Sharavanabhava Shiva Shiva Hara Hara Maha Deva Shiva Shiva Hara Hara [...]