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  • 5. September 2018

    A vel for Somaskanda

    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. No one can lay claim to ...more
  • 30. July 2018

    Guru Purnima

    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
  • 1. May 2018

    Retreat in April

    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
  • 18. April 2018

    Spring is getting close

    Spring is reaching Somaskanda Ashram. The footpath to the temple has been freed from snow! more
  • 30. January 2018

    Nandi-Puja in the depth of winter

    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
  • 19. October 2017

    Being with Mohanji

    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
  • 16. October 2017

    First Anniversary

    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
  • 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


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