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Both a renowned Sanskrit scholar and yogi, Swami Venkatesananda - like his master, Swami Sivananda - can be regarded as a sage of practical wisdom.

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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.

February 27, 2020
Song of God (Bhagavad Gita) Daily Readings Chapter II: 70

The mind which runs outside, carried away by the senses is full of evil qualities, the chief among which is ceaseless and insatiable desire, born of rajas and tamas. The mind that is controlled by <span st

February 27, 2020
Venkatesa Daily Readings Vol 1 - Non-Egoistic Life

One cannot possibly lay down rules on how and in what manner the totally egoless person will behave. I have seen this in the case of my master. The actions of an egoless person are totally unpredictable. The only thing that you can say about him is ...

February 27, 2020
Insights and Inspirations (Venkatesa Daily Readings Vol 2) : Food