Eckankar Gesellschaft Schweiz & Liechtenstein – A Nonprofit Religious Association
Eckankar, the Path of Spiritual Freedom, is known as the Religion of the Light and Sound of God, the Light and Sound of God being viewed as the common thread running through all religions, otherwise known as the Holy Spirit, or “the ECK” as it is known in Eckankar.
The purpose of Eckankar is to help an individual find the way home to God, and to help people apply uplifting, spiritual principles in their everyday lives; Eckankar shares these principles with all in a respectful, non-intrusive way for the benefit of individuals, their families, and their communities irrespective of class or creed.
The parent organization is ECKANKAR, a nonprofit religious organization with its principal church office located in Chanhassen, Minnesota, U.S.A.; regional organizations of the Eckankar religion are lawfully recognized in the U.S.A., Benin, Ghana, Nigeria, South Africa, Togo, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Hong Kong, United Kingdom, the Netherlands, Germany, Belgium, Poland, Mexico, Ecuador, Philippines, among many other countries, with adherents of the religious teachings of Eckankar living in over one-hundred countries, including Switzerland and Liechtenstein.
The Eckankar Society of Switzerland (Eckankar Gesellschaft Schweiz) was established in 1978 to serve as a nonprofit religious and charitable body through and by which the Eckankar teachings may be presented in Switzerland and Liechtenstein for the spiritual benefit of its members and all others who seek spiritual upliftment.