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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.

2023-11-20T15:58:08+01:0027 November 2023|

New moon puja

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 [...]

2023-11-20T15:54:01+01:0026 November 2023|

Full moon puja

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 [...]

2023-11-20T15:51:18+01:0019 November 2023|

Nandi puja

25 November, 12 pm (noon) Experience one of the fortnightly Nandi pujas. Upcoming Nandi pujas 9 December 23 December

2023-11-20T14:33:31+01:0013 November 2023|

Vel procession

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. [...]

2023-03-30T15:20:39+02:0030 March 2023|

Narayani Devi

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.

2023-03-21T17:03:24+01:0021 March 2023|

Meditation to Mary

Enjoy this serene praise of Mary and connect with her consciousness. All music and images produced by devotees of Somaskanda and Skanda Vale ashrams.

2023-02-02T17:29:06+01:0024 December 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|
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