On Sunday the temple of Somaskanda took another step forwards in its development when a large vel (or spear of Lord Subramanium) was inaugurated to take its place alongside the other amazing murthis in the temple.
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July 27th, 2018
Guru Purnima is always the culmination of the Shiva festival and each year the intensity of devotion escalates at Somaskanda. This year saw the first dedicated Shiva shrine during the festival and full mahabishekums ...more
A lovely group of people went for a retreat and spent some days experiencing the Divine out in the early spring nature, in shared Satsang and in deep devotion. Take a look at the images and read about some of the experiences of a pilgrim...more
Before the puja could be performed on January 29th Nandi had to be freed from an almost three meter thick duvet made of snow...
In bright sunshine, the pilgrims made their way up to the temple through a winter landscape covered in deep ...more
On a sunny day in autumn Mohanji and his family came to Somaskanda Ashram and we all could spend time in their presence. It was a lovely day full of joy, satsang and devotion. Take a look at the pictures and read about some of the Satsang ...more
October 3rd - 5th
For three days we were celebrating the first anniversary of the inauguration of the temple. It began with a special puja to Nandi followed by havans and kumbum pujas to Lord Ganesh and Somaskanda Murti. Take a look at ...more
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
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
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