Venkatesananda Saraswati (1921-1982)was born in Thanjavur in a pious Hindu family, and he was a disciple of Swamy Sivananda Saraswati. He got spiritual guidance under his Guru Sri Sivananda, and he was an active member at the Divine Life Society in Rishikesh, and spread the teachings of Sivananda in foreign countries. His birth name was Parthasarathy.
He was very good in studies at his young age, and quickly grasped all the subjects. Due to his spiritual interest, he left his hometown at his teenage, and joined under Sivananda at Rishikesh. He lived a simple and a meaningful life, and served obediently to his master, and spent his life period with full of spiritual thoughts in his mind.
Venkatesananda said that he had been well trained under his master, and got the spiritual bliss by him. He was well appreciated by his Guru, for his quick learning capacity and for his divine preaching in India as well as in abroad.
After spending many years of doing divine service, he died in the year 1982 at South Africa.
Let us worship the holy saint and be blessed.
“OM SRI VENKATESANANDA SARASWATIYE NAMAHA”
“OM SWAMY SIVANANDARE NAMAHA”