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.

February 23, 2019
Song of God (Bhagavad Gita) Daily Readings Chapter 2: 64-65

This is the technique of yoga in essence. The mind and senses are controlled by the yogi. Control is not suppression, repression, ignoring evil and thinking of the opposite, or resorting to ...

February 23, 2019
Venkeatesa Daily Readings - The Power of Karma Yoga

Karma Yoga strikes a blow at the very root of all our problems. What are our problems? Lust, desire, craving, a desire for pleasure, profit or power. All living organisms are active, that is the law of nature, but ...

February 23, 2019
Insights and Inspirations (Venkatesa Daily Readings Vol 2) - The Mystery Of Consciousness

One of the participants in the discussion became interested in ’akashic records’. It seems to be the nature of the mind to probe these phenomena, often at the sacrifice of probing into itself. Yet sometimes speculation has led to a greater understanding. The music broadcast from all the<