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  • 26. July 2019

    Visit from Babaji

    On 22 July Sadguru Sri Shavavana Baba (Babaji) made a pilgrimage to Somaskanda Ashram. It was a day filled with excitement, joy, devotion and an overwhelming feeling of harmony amongst those present. We all went home with a feeling of ...more
  • 12. July 2019

    Kali procession

    Traditionally, in Skanda Vale, during the first weekend of Shiva festival the Kali procession takes place where Mother Kali goes on a journey from the Shakti temple to visit the other temples of the ashram. For the first time we were able ...more
  • 8. March 2019


    Pilgrims from various parts of Switzerland and Europe gathered at Somaskanda Ashram to celebrate Mahashivaratri. Here are some impressions of an unforgettable night. more
  • 24. October 2018

    Second anniversary

    On October 20th and 21st we celebrated the second anniversary of Somaskanda Ashram. There were havans and every single aspect of the Divine residing in the temple received a Kumbum Abishekam. Take a look at the pictures from two sunny ...more
  • 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


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