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.

July 19, 2019
Song of God (Bhagavad Gita) — Chapter X: 6-7

Hinduism, especially Hindu mythology, has woven colorful legends into a charming pattern of creation. The Bhāgavataṁ and many other scriptures contain interesting stories which invariably ...

July 19, 2019
Venkatesa Daily Readings Vol 1 — Revealing The Truth

In The Kathopanishad, the Guru is “death”. When the spiritual aspirant faces death with unflinching courage, and remains undetected in his spiritual quest by either

July 19, 2019
Insights and Inspirations (Venkatesa Daily Readings Vol 2) — The Symbol Of Wisdom

he folding of palms in greeting might well have numerous meanings: the coming together of the opposites, the ideal love-relationship between 'you' and 'me' in a ...