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.

July 26, 2017
Song of God (Bhagavad Gita) — Chapter X: 24-27

God’s own grace is guiding the research of modern scientists to the discovery that even minerals are alive, ‘vibrating’ masses of energy. When we come to regard the entire universe as ...

July 26, 2017
Venkatesa Daily Readings Vol 1 — Self Surrender

I wonder why the sides of the head are called "temples". While we carry these temples all the time, why should we go to external temples? During crises in our lives ...

July 26, 2017
insights & Inspirations (Venkatesa Daily Readings Vol 2) — You Are The World

Why do we want to run after happiness? Happiness comes in life, enjoy it. Don't hold it, let it go. It is not necessary for you to hang on to this shadow because ...