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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.

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.

September 20, 2019
Insights & Inspirations (Venkatesa Daily Readings Vol 2) — Gurudev Is Love

September is the month of Gurudev Swami Sivananda's birth. He descended into our midst, became one of us without condescending to do so. Love does not ...

September 20, 2019
Bhagavad Gita - Song of God - Chapter 13: 16-17

If the ultimate reality, the supreme subject or Brahman is dismissed as indescribable, teaching and consequently realization would be rendered extremely difficult, and people undergoing varied experiences in this world, even if they see that all life is afire with sorrow, will not ....

September 21, 2019
Bhagavad Gita - Song of God - Chapter 13: 18-19

The genius of Krishna has compressed into just a dozen verses an inexhaustible wealth of knowledge and deep wisdom. Whole volumes can be written explaining each verse; but they would be hopelessly inadequate compared to ...