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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.

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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 10, 2018
Venkatesa Daily Readings Vol 1 - Harmony

Anything that disturbs the inner harmony, and threatens to break that wholeness within himself, the yogi avoids, including what we call ill health. Ill health, wrong functioning of the internal organs is a sort of disharmony within oneself. The cause may be ...

December 10, 2018
Song of God (Bhagavad Gita) - Chapter 18: 40

All motion and manifestation are subject to the three qualities of nature that have been described so vividly by Lord Krishna. Not only the gross, but the extremely subtle objects of nature are ...

December 11, 2018
Song of God (Bhagavad Gita) - Chapter 18: 41

At each incarnation we bring forward with us our ‘nature’. This nature manifests the preponderant quality which determines our ‘caste’. This is nothing more than a ...