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.

April 29, 2017
Song of God (Bhagavad Gita) - Chapter V: 23-24

In the inner depth of one’s being is the point of contact with Brahman the absolute. It is significant, therefore, that modern science has turned its searchlight of analysis on the ‘nucleus’, the subtler-than-the-cell ...

April 29, 2017
Venkatesa Daily Readings Vol 1 — God's Grace — Another Aspect

Another aspect of God's will or grace is also used by wise people in order to disassociate themselves from honor and praise. If you do something marvelous and people praise you, you say ...

April 29, 2017
Insights and Inspirations (Venkatesa Daily Readings Vol 2) — Wake Up & See What Is Real

There is a trick in logic which is called the circular argument or begging the question. One such is the statement, “Gods dwell in heaven and demons dwell in hell.” Why is ...