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.

September 19, 2018
Venkatesa Daily Readings Vol 1- Recycled Bananas, Potatoes & Sandwiches

Everything seems to be circulating all the time: everything is recycled and brought back. You look at yourself in the mirror. What is this? Recycled banana ...

September 19, 2018
Insights & Inspirations (Venkatesa Daily Readings Vol 2) — What Am I?

Viçara (pronunced Vichara) helps meditation because viçara needs one-pointedness and introversion of the mind. The mind mu

September 19, 2018
Bhagavad Gita - Song of God - Chapter 13: 14-15

These verses are not for discussion or rationalization, but for meditation. When you say: “I see that” (pointing to an object) you are really ...