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.

August 15, 2018
Venkatesa Daily Readings Vol 1- The Best Lecture In The World

Early in 1961, I had the Darshan for the last time of Swami Puroshottamananda, a very holy sage. This wonderful man had lived for a long time in a cave on the Himalayan hillside. He led a type of ascetic and simple life, which I don't think many of you can even visualize, because the min

August 15, 2018
song of God (Bhagavad Gita) — Chapter XI: 28-29

The mystery deepens. Into this great being’s ‘mouth’ enter all beings, as rivers enter the ocean. Into this great being’s ‘mouth’ enter all beings, as moths rush into a blazing fire.

August 15, 2018
Insights & Inspirations (Venkatesa Daily Readings Vol 2) — Spiritual Renewal