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.

July 27, 2017
Song of God (Bhagavad Gita) — Chapter X: 28-31

With great tact, wisdom and circumspection, Lord Krishna introduces here objects and concepts that are generally regarded as ‘evil’ by man. Weapons are evil, but God is the ...

July 27, 2017
Venkatesa Daily Readings Vol 1 — Free Of Past & Future

When we talk of looking within and seeing oneself for oneself, it is not a question of estimating oneself. That is left to the psychologists who, for the sake of convenience, classify ...

July 27, 2017
insights & Inspirations (Venkatesa Daily Readings Vol 2) — Form Versus Truth

The 'devil' does not invent anything new at all. All discoveries are essentially divine; when you lift the cover (which is always ignorance) what you discover is Truth. Einstein, who ...