This site has been created for all, no matter what religion or path. It
is not intended to further any particular group, organization, or
philosophy. It is hoped that it will illumine a
deeper understanding of yoga for seekers of truth, no matter what path
you follow and no
matter where you are in your journey of discovery.
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for more daily readings (Sutras, Yoga Vasistha, Venkatesa Daily Readings
and more) plus new recordings of lectures given by Swami Venkatesananda
(many new talks on yoga uploaded in 2009).
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Recently added is
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Much of the content on site is under copyright protection. Not because
anyone wants to make any money, but simply so editions remain consistent
with the approved editions (as they were approved by Swami
Venkatesananda himself). We do not wish to have others re-edit these
works who are not qualified to do so.
None of the publishers makes any money off these
publications, with the possible exception of the books published by SUNY
Press. As time goes along, we will publishing as many of these works
online as possible. We have begun the project, and a few works have
Yoga Trust holds copyright for many of Swami Venkatesas publications, including
the dailyreadings series, (the most popular being The Song of God (the Bhagavad Gita) and the Supreme Yoga
(a daily readings version of the Yoga Vasistha).
The Divine Life Society, in
Rishikesh has published some titles, most recently (with the assistance of Swami
Lakshmi of the Chiltern Yoga Trust) they have put out a larger version edition of the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali
with lots of commentary. It is recommended to those seeking to
learn about the Yoga Sutras.
Anahata Press has also published a new U.S. publication of
the Yoga Sutras. New York State University Press also publishes a number titles, among
them, The Concise Yoga Vasistha.
publication of site content
without prior permission is prohibited.
"seekers" are encouraged to print out the material for for
their own personal use and individual study, and to meditate upon the wealth of practical
wisdom that Swami Sivananda and Swami Venkatesa have left as their
legacy. Toward that end, we will be providing Adobe PDF files in the
future. We still encourage you to obtain the books because, let's face
it, they are more perfect medium for ongoing and prolonged study.
Click on the link for "book publishers" if you wish to learn more about
obtaining the books. Please visit SwamiVenkatesananda.org
to learn more.
Due to the fact that our e-mail
has been bombarded with virus-infected E-mail
we have removed our E-mail address from
this web site for the time being. Sorry.