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.

Daily Readings

The next three daily readings are shown below. You may also view a complete listing on our Calendar of Daily Readings.

June 25, 2018
Insights and Inspirations - Errors In Life

The mind is impotent, irrelevant. It is only when this truth is realized that life becomes meaningful, otherwise there is no meaning in life. This is one error we commit. Another error is when we ...

June 25, 2018
Song of God (Bhagavad Gita) — Chapter VIII: 23-26

These verses can be taken literally or symbolically. What is there during the day that you find absent at night?  The sun, the representative of the light. Thus, these verses may mean that if you ...

June 25, 2018
Venkatesa Daily Readings - What Is Natural

Our philosophy of life, the very mainsprings of our existence, is polluted by ...