Guru Sri Subramanium, the founder of Skanda Vale with his mother.

Fearlessness of God

Guru Sri Subramanium’s approach to the Divine was one of enraptured devotion and union. He had no time for fear-mongering and guilt. Be happy!

Guru Sri Subramanium the founder of Skanda Vale monastery in the Swiss mountains with friends.

Discover your Divinity

Easy to read and very down to earth – Guru Sri Subramanium shares some inspiration on living the spiritual path.

Guru Sri Subramanium smiling, wearing a blue robe and mala beads

How the Divine Mother came to Skanda Vale

Here’s a wonderful recording of Guru Sri Subramanium describing how Skanda Vale was established. Guru talks at great length (and with boundless passion) about how the Divine Mother came to him as a personalised manifestation of the Universal Maha Shakti. Extraordinary stuff!

Swami Surya with friends at Arunachala

Arunachala pilgrimage

Swami Suryananda has just returned from a once in a lifetime pilgrimage to Arunachala and Palani. You’ve got to hear this amazing story!

An exceptionally beautiful image of Lord Shanmukha with candles at Skanda Vale

The Lord Shanmukha story

A miraculous story of how Guru Sri Subramanium took Justin Sparrow and Sister Topsy on a spontaneous and inspired mission, through the Sri Lankan hills, in search of a sacred murthi of Lord Shanmukha.

Sri Ranganatha Temple Story

Guru Sri Subramanium, the founder of Skanda Vale, talks about how the Lord gave him the inspiration to build the Sri Ranganatha Temple. He explains how land, materials, murtis and manpower all arrived at exactly the right time.

Elephant bath video

We’ve just finished building Valli the temple elephant’s new home. See the video and pictures of her first bath…

Self confidence & spirituality

Guru Sri Subramanium describes the problem of false piety and meekness in spirituality. In fact, true humility is being aware of your own Divinity…