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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.

July 29, 2021
Song of God (Bhagavad Gita) — Chapter X: 36-38

We have reached the conclusion of this list of special manifestations, given by the Lord for our meditation in order to enable us to perceive their underlying divinity and eventually, by a process of ...

July 29, 2021
Venkatesa Daily Readings Vol 1 — A Rose Is ... A Rose

In the ashram in Mauritius we have a little garden. I like to go there, talk to the flowers, commune with them. There are many different colored roses and I study them. They do not want to ...

July 29, 2021
Insights & Inspirations (Venkatesa Daily Readings Vol 2) — Man Or Machine?

A man is known by his companions! For they do in a subtle way influence us. They awaken and vivify the tendencies (good or bad, desirable or undesirable) latent in us. A saint kindles