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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.

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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 18, 2018
Venkatesa Daily Readings Vol 2 — Swami Sivananda's Satsang (2)

Since this satsang is conducted in the name of Swami Sivananda, it is appropriate to mention that this was the pattern, the method, that the Master himself instituted.

August 18, 2018
Bhagavad Gita - Song of God - Chapter 11: 33

Krishna repeats that argument in this verse: “They have already been slain by me”. In fact, that spiritual event in the mind of God has to be worked out on the physical plane by human instrumentality. The bhāvanā (attitude to life that Krishna in

August 21, 2018
Bhagavad Gita - Song of God - Chapter 11: 38

We are often confronted with the unavoidable confusion which arises when an attribute assumes a proper name; a functional or characteristic definition surrenders its ...