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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.

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Daily Readings

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

December 13, 2019
Insights and Inspirations — Venkatesa Daily Readings Vol 2 —  Enlightened Living and Dharma

    What is dharma or righteousness? What is unrighteous? This question can never be conclusively answered by anybody though this problem has been discussed from ...

December 13, 2019
Song of God (The Bhagavad Gita) — Chapter 18: 45-46

In our day to day activity, this truth that God pervades everything in the universe is not reflected. Our cravings, our hate, our fear, our jealousy, our envy and the competitive spirit which ...

December 13, 2019
Venkatesa Daily Readings Vol 1 —Pure Awareness: The Disappearance of Distinctions

When you observe yourself doing japa, you are aware of the mantra being repeated and heard within yourself. These two, sound and hearing are inseparable, the distinction being  ...