About Annemarie

This author has not yet filled in any details.
So far Annemarie has created 163 blog entries.

New Year

31 December 11:45 pm 12 pm (noon): Nandi puja Come along and welcome the new year up in the mountains at Somaskanda Ashram 🎉

2022-11-09T14:23:06+01:008 December 2022|

Christmas

Midnight mass: 24 December 11:45 pm Christmas: 25 December, 7 pm Celebrate Christmas amidst the quiet and snowed-in mountains and experience the presence of Christ in our lives.

2022-11-09T14:20:56+01:005 December 2022|

Full moon puja

4 December, 12 pm (noon) You are warmly invited to join the next special full moon puja. The full moon pujas take place on the Sundays before the full moon. In every weather, the pujas start with an outdoor havan and a Kumbum puja to Lord Ganesh residing in front of the temple. The [...]

2022-11-09T09:45:34+01:007 November 2022|

New moon puja

Thursday, 24 November, 12 pm (noon) On new moon days there is always a special puja to Somaskanda Murti and to Meru, a geometrical structure - a yantra - representing the Divine Mother. In addition, there will be a special puja to our outdoors Lord Ganesh. The rituals start with a havan outside then [...]

2022-11-09T09:46:16+01:0031 October 2022|

Ganapati Deva

Enjoy this music video praising Lord Ganesh. Music, lyrics and images were all produced by devotees of Skanda Vale and Somaskanda Ashram. Jai Jai Jai Gaṇapati Deva Gajānana Gaṇapati Deva Oṃkāraṃ Svarūpaṃ Deva Nāda Brahman Deha Deva Saccidānandaṃ Ekatāṃ Brahman Saccidānandaṃ Ekadantam Guṃ Guṃ Guṃ Gaṇapati Jaya [...]

2022-09-19T20:25:37+02:0019 September 2022|

The uniqueness of murthis

This video was recorded in response to the question "How does the experience of chanting to various unique murthis of the same aspect differ?" The answer was given by members of the community during an online satsang held at Skanda Vale and Somaskanda Ashram.

2022-06-14T09:38:45+02:0014 June 2022|

Lord Ganesh

Listen to Guruji's description of Lord Ganesh. Om Gam Ganapataye Namah! The twisted trunk. The single tusk. The fawn-coloured eyes. The potbellied one. The smoke coloured one. The remover of hindrances, the Lord of hordes. The one with the elephant's face... here ends the Holy Purana. When you chant 'Om Gam Ganapataye Namah' [...]

2022-05-31T19:17:25+02:0028 May 2022|

How to remain near your Guru

This video was recorded in response to the question "What made the community members stay through some of Guruji's tough challenging treatment of them in the earlier days?" The answer was given by members of the community during an online satsang held at Skanda Vale and Somaskanda Ashram. [...]

2022-05-19T18:03:27+02:0019 May 2022|

Bhakti yoga & Karma yoga

This video was recorded in response to a question about Bhakti yoga and Karma yoga. The answer was given by members of the community during an online satsang held at Skanda Vale and Somaskanda Ashram.

2022-05-02T16:04:52+02:002 May 2022|
Go to Top