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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 18, 2018
Song of God (Bhagavad Gita) Chapter 18 Slokas 54-55

‘The more one knows, the better one knows how little he knows.’ The fool is complacent; the sage is ever peaceful; but the sincere (sin-seer) seeker is acutely conscious of his own ...


December 18, 2018
Venkatesa Daily Readings Vol 1 - Experience Of The Infinite

Do we have a personal savior or God to pick us up? No. You will not know when you are eligible for self-realization. You have to surrender. When you have really surrendered, you will not know ...

December 18, 2018
Insights and Inspirations —Venkatesa Daily Readings Vol 2 — Freedom! But Who Enslaves?

'Freedom' is not free! It is twisted and distorted by everyone that has approached it. It is conceived by limited and narrow human intellect. That is torture enough. But then, it has to ...