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.

February 24, 2017
Song of God (Bhagavad Gita) Daily Readings Chapter II: 66

‘Peace above all’ should be the wise man’s motto to guide his life. For if there is no peace of mind, one cannot have the least happiness here. Peace cannot be had in the market! One cannot strive for this peace which is disturbed by the very effort! It has to be discovered within oneself, and what is more important and difficult ...

February 24, 2017
Venkeatesa Daily Readings Vol 1 - What Is Yoga?

What is God? How to remember God? What is worship? Where is the spirit of worshipfulness? The Karma Yogi needs to have ...

February 24, 2017
Insights and Inspirations (Venkatesa Daily Readings Vol 2) - Another View

As long as the mind is involved in this world of diversity it is inevitable that there should be diverse points of view. These diverse points of view spring from the same source, the mind activated by the same consciousness. To that infinite consciousness or God the diverse points of view are ...