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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 17, 2019
Bhagavad Gita - Song of God - Chapter VIII: 9-10

That life-force (prāṇa) is spread out and distributed throughout the body to activate its various functions. The haṭha yogi gives the same prāṇa various

June 17, 2019
Venkatesa Daily Readings Vol 1 — It Is For Each One To Find Out!

Japa means repetition of a mantra. Repeating Om is japa. It is easy. "Om ... Om ... Om." It is tranquil, so beautiful. But it can also be ...

June 17, 2019
Insights & Inspirations (Venkatesa Daily Readings Vol 2) — Omnipresent Love

We often say "God is omnipresent," and "God is love," without realizing what it means!