There is a beautiful prayer to contemplate on the current pandemic and to send support to those in need. May we who are merely inconvenienced Remember those whose lives are at stake. May we who have no risk factors Remember those most vulnerable. May we who have the luxury of working from home Remember [...]
Be part of our online community The WhatsApp group for the large Skanda Vale and Somaskanda community has been created in response to a growing need to connect, support, pray for and with each other. We humbly request all members to consider this group as something sacred, to be kept pure and positive and [...]
If you would like prayers for yourself, your family or someone you know, please fill in your details below. Your prayer will be directly delivered to the monastic community. We will present your picture and message in the inner sanctuary of our temple during our daily pujas. We do not respond to general enquiries [...]
Let's think what's really important The coronavirus lockdown makes us reassess almost every aspect of life. Change is at hand. Watch the talk given by Swami Suryananda.
Worshipping Meru during Mahahivaratri Meru was one of the amazing murthis worshipped during Mahashivaratri. Read the satsang given by one of the Swamis. "Meru came to Skanda Vale many years ago and was brought by a priest who had it specially made; but for the wrong reason. This person wanted to use a very [...]
You are warmly invited to join our special full moon pujas. They are taking place on the Sundays before the full moon. The Pujas start with an outdoor havan and a Kumbum puja to Lord Ganesh residing in front of the temple. The rituals then continue inside the temple in a special mahabishekam to Somaskanda [...]
Good Friday service: 10 April, 3:30 pm Easter: Saturday, 11 April, 11:45 pm Sunday service: 12 April, 7:30 pm Due to the current situation regarding the corona virus you will not be able to join the celebrations at the ashram. We will try to bring easter to you in different ways. [...]
Thursday, 2 April, 12 pm (noon)
5 and 20 February, 12 pm (noon) Experience one of the fortnightly Nandi pujas. During winter, they make particularly special experiences.
We asked Brahmarishi Mohanji, a dear friend and mentor of Somaskanda Ashram and Skanda Vale, to explain about the meaning of Somaskanda. Find out what He said. The Kailas Nath, Lord Shiva in the form of Dakshina Moorthy, along with Lord Kartikeya, Mother Parvati and loyal companion Nandi, also live [...]