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  • 28. August 2017

    Ganesh Chaturthi with Shiva Guruji Aruneshvar

    On August 25th Shiva Guruji Aruneshvar visited the temple and joined us for Ganesh Chaturthi. Here are some images and the experiences of a devotee. On this special day Shiva Guruji Aruneshvar and his disciple Shivani came to Somaskanda ...more
  • 8. February 2017

    A Visit from the Disentis Monastery

    Visit by Brother Martin and his students from the Disentis monastery grammar school. Somaskanda Ashram received special visitors on the last Sunday of January. Brother Martin from the Monastery of Disentis brought a group of about 14 ...more
  • 23. December 2016

    The light from Bethlehem

    Last Friday in a café, friends told us about a candle that has been burning now for 2 weeks on their balcony. The flame was brought to them by a friend from Zürich. It is the light of peace which has been lit in the birth place of Jesus ...more
  • 16. December 2016

    Thank you!

    Thanks to the dynamic support of the many volunteers the inauguration of the temple was a big success The inauguration was an amazing experience which left a deep impression on everybody and which changed the lives of all of us. This ...more
  • 15. December 2016

    Final day of the Mandala Abishekams

    On November 27th we celebrated the final day of the 42 days of Mandala Abishekams. There are many beautiful images we would like to share with you. more
  • 14. December 2016

    42 Days of Mandala Abishekams

    After the inauguration of the temple on October 14th - 16th we celebrated Mandala Abishekams for 42 days. It was an amazing time full of colours and excitement. Take a look at the daily images. more
  • 20. October 2016

    Inauguration of the Soma Skanda temple

    Last weekend we were able to celebrate the inauguration of the new temple. It was given the name SOMA SKANDA TEMPLE. It was an awesome event which left a deep impact on all present. Take a look at the images and become part of the experi...more
  • 20. October 2016

    Soma Skanda Murti

    Soma Skanda Ashram: the temple has been inaugurated and is now open! During the past weekend we celebrated the inauguration of the temple.  The new gopurum, featuring Soma Skanda Murti in the centre, was consecrated. It was an overwhel...more
  • 19. October 2016

    Before the inauguration

    During the last few weeks before the inauguration an unimaginable amount of work was done. The images only show a small fraction of the activities preceeding the grand days. more
  • 4. September 2016

    Completing the main structure of the gopurum

    The erection of the main structure of the gopurum was accomplished in several stages: After opening the main wall of the house and inserting the wooden arch, the floor plate was placed. The wooden egg-like shape of the gopurum was then ...more


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