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Inauguration of the temple

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 [...]

2019-10-24T20:27:22+02:0020 October 2016|

Construction of the gopurum

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 [...]

2019-10-25T10:41:11+02:0010 October 2016|

Arrival of the Lingam

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 [...]

2019-10-25T11:21:12+02:0014 August 2016|

The Om plate

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 [...]

2019-10-24T20:48:11+02:009 August 2016|

Wake up!

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.

2019-10-09T19:07:44+02:0027 May 2016|

Assisted dying

Discourse on the issue of assisted dying given by Swami Suryananda in July, 2014 Divine friends. In the last couple of weeks, we have seen a lot of adharma and killing in the news. There’s been the shooting down of the plane over the Ukraine and the ongoing conflict between Israel and Palestine. In this [...]

2019-10-09T18:40:19+02:0026 August 2014|