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.

December 15, 2017
Venkatesa Daily Readings Vol 1 - Stilling Of The Mind

When you realize that even what we call wisdom is within the realm of maya and is therefore, disastrous, then what happens ?

December 15, 2017
Insights and Inspirations — Venkatesa Daily Readings Vol 2 — Consciousness Dreams and the Infinite Arises

When sleep comes to an end in the morning, what is the first thing that happens to you? Have you experienced this, or asked this question? You say you woke up, but what does it mean ...

December 15, 2017
The Bhagaved Gita - The Song of God Chapter 18: 48-49

The previous injunction is reinforced. The goal of Gītā yoga is detached dynamism, egoless activity. Dynamism and detachment, efficiency and egolessness are possible only if ...