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.
13 December, 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 continuing [...]
26 November, 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 [...]
25 November, 12 pm (noon) Experience one of the fortnightly Nandi pujas. Upcoming Nandi pujas 9 December 23 December
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View this account of a vel puja at Somaskanda Ashram recorded last summer. The bhajan "Sharavana Shiva Kumara" is sung by Swami Satyananda, the oldest member of our monastic community. All images and music produced by volunteers and devotees of Somaskanda Ashram and Skanda Vale. [...]
Let yourself be carried by the vibrations of this bhajan. The piece of music was written, composed and produced entirely by devotees of Somaskanda Ashram and monastic members of Skanda Vale. The music track is also available on popular platforms such as Spotify.
Enjoy this serene praise of Mary and connect with her consciousness. All music and images produced by devotees of Somaskanda and Skanda Vale ashrams.
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 [...]
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.