Welcome to the revised Swami Venkatesananda Website.

Both a renowned Sanskrit scholar and yogi, Swami Venkatesananda - like his master, Swami Sivananda - can be regarded as a sage of practical wisdom.

Focusing on issues that concern and unite all branches of yoga, it is our intention to provide materials that will enrich and enliven your understanding and practice of yoga.

Daily Readings

The next three daily readings are shown below. You may also view a complete listing on our Calendar of Daily Readings.

September 29, 2016
Daily Readings Vol 1: No Shadow, Only Truth

If I want to maintain my dignity in spite of the fact that I am a fool, running after pleasure, I will ...

September 29, 2016
Daily Readings Volume 2 - Darshana - Direct Seeing

What is philosophy, what is psychology, and what is meant by the practice of yoga? We should understand that these basic terms, otherwise we assume an incorrect meaning get lost. If you understand the simplest meaning of the word, it is possible to see ...

September 29, 2016
Bhagavad Gita - Song of God - Chapter 13: 31-32

he statement that the supreme self is devoid of qualities seems to suggest exclusiveness and a distinction between the self and (its) nature. This is not so. The difference lies in ...