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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.

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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.

January 26, 2021
Venkatesa Daily Readings Vol 1 — Without Ego Interference

What is one's nature? There are a few baffling statements in the Gita which have often been misinterpreted. In one passage Krishna ridicules all attempts at discipline. “Nature functions, everything functions naturally. What is meant by ...

January 26, 2021
Song of God (Bhagavad Gita) Daily Readings 26th January Chapter 2: 19, 20

Krishna takes us here to the pinnacle of wisdom from where we have an indescribably glorious vision of the absolute, the one that has never undergone a change.

January 26, 2021
Insights and Inspirations Daily Readings Volume 2) - Leading A Spiritual Life

People ask what they must do first in order to lead a spiritual life. It is not as though you are a completely blank canvas. You are made up of knowledge you have acquired, and ...