Welcome to the Swami Venkatesananda Website.  We are currently revising a newer version (but it is not yet posted to the web). 

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.

October 26, 2021
Venkatesa Daily Readings Vol 1 — Ego-Sense

Health, happiness, healing, holiness, peace, power, enlightenment and ecstasy, are all one and that one is beyond the “me” or what my Gurudev Swami Sivananda called “the self-assertive, rajasic and arrogant ego-sense”. The ego asserts itself and assumes ...

October 26, 2021
Bhagavad Gita - Song of God - Chapter 15: Sloka 17-18

he following analogy is inadequate, as most analogies are, but will enable us to grasp vaguely the distinction between the perishable and the imperishable puruṣa ...

October 26, 2021
Insights & Inspirations (Venkatesa Daily Readings Vol 2) — Realize That Nothing is Mine

Maya can work in various subtle ways. It can make you a jnani, a highly intelligent man, a successful person or a brilliant yogi. But you are still being ...