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.

September 21, 2017
Venkatesa Daily Readings Vol 1 - Continuity

There is a continuity of human-ness in this world and yet there is no continuity concerning wisdom or foolishness. If you are a wise man, your son may not ...

September 21, 2017
insights & Inspirations (Venkatesa Daily Readings Vol 2) — What Am I?

Vicar is the light that illumines all that we do in our life – all thoughts, words and deeds. There is guidance as to what should be done and what should not be done, what should be renounced and ...

September 21, 2017
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 ...