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.

November 22, 2019
Venkatesa Daily Readings Vol 1 - Realizing Non-Division

Normally we are taught that waking, dreaming and deep sleep, are three distinct and different states, one following the other. That is, when the waking state comes to an end, dreaming starts, and when dreaming ends, sleep starts, and when sleep comes to an end, dream starts again. But there is a<

November 22, 2019
Bhagavad Gita - Song of God - Chapter 18: 1-2

At the close of chapter 16, Krishna had emphasized the importance of following scriptural injunctions. The next chapter answered Arjuna’s question: “If one did not know the scriptural injunctions but was endowed with faith, what happens to him?” Now in this chapter Arjuna asks the other question:

November 22, 2019
Venkatesa Daily Readings Vol 2 (Insights & Inspirtaitons) - Becoming Ready For Grace