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.

June 20, 2019
Insights & Inspirations — End To Dualism

There is a state where dualism comes to an end, a state which transcends the dualistic notions of happiness and unhappiness. The yogis call that state bliss or ananda, a state of pure awareness which is not aware of ...

June 20, 2019
Song of God (Bhagavad Gita) — Chapter VIII: 14-15

If a man thinks of God constantly and daily (a double emphasis!), he will automatically think of him in the last hour, too. All devotees of the Lord recognise the near-impossibility of ...

June 20, 2019
Venkatesa Daily Readings Vol 1 — Beyond The Analytical

After a while the analytical approach to japa becomes a search, a research. You go deep within and try to locate the sound. Analytically you cannot possibly ...