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.

April 9, 2020
Song of God (Bhagavad Gita) - Chapter IV: 25

The highest wisdom is not attained overnight. Man’s consciousness is shadowed by ignorance and superstition, pride and prejudice, false notions and ideologies. It is not given to all to ...

April 9, 2020
Venkatesa Daily Readings Vol 1 — You Must Find Out!

You're  just curious. It's not as if the heavens are going to fall if you lose your temper once more — you've done it a few hundred times before. But there is something that is happening inside and ...

April 9, 2020
Insights and Inspirations (Venkatesa Daily Readings Vol 2) — Vairagya

How can I experience, discover 'I', 'I am’-ness? It is like trying to stick out your tongue to lick it! While anything takes place e.g. the eyes see a book, the seeing is ...