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.

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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.

November 27, 2020
The Song of God (Bhagavad Gita) Chapter 18: Slokas 11-12

It is God’s will that has brought spirit and matter into being. It is his will that sustains this world-play by the projection of his apparent diversity. The universe dances to his tunes. The individual’s own body and mind, being part of the universe, are ...

November 27, 2020
Venkatesa Daily Readings Vol 1 - Where Is Peace & Happiness?

Our mind constantly hangs on to something or other. It jumps from one object of enjoyment to another. It constantly feels that if only the next object is had, it will have perfect happiness. This incidentally shows that the nature of ...

November 27, 2020
Insights & Inspirations (Venkatesa Daily Readings Vol 2) —Remedy Without Reaction

Question: What can the Yogi do in order to promote peace in the world? What can he do in order to bring about a healthy change in the social order?