35 Inspirational Quotes On Yoga

35 Inspirational Quotes On Yoga

Yoga is a spiritual exploration of self-consciousness. It originated from India more than five thousand years ago. The Indian sage Pantajali, in his Yoga sutras characterizes yoga as the control of the exercises of the brain. Yoga techniques include the whole field of our reality, from the physical, enthusiastic and mental to the otherworldly techniques. Its techniques incorporate moral orders, physical stances, breath control, and contemplation. May these quotes inspire you to incorporate yoga into your life so that you may live a life of inner peace.

1. Yoga is a light, which once lit will never dim. The better your practice, the brighter your flame.” B.K.S. Iyengar

2. The hardness of a diamond is part of its usefulness, but its true value is in the light that shines through it.” B.K.S. Iyengar

3. Yoga is not a religion. It is a science, science of well-being, science of youthfulness, science of integrating body, mind, and soul.” Amit Ray

4. The peace of God is with them whose mind and souls are in harmony, who are free from desire and wrath, who know their own soul.” Bhagavad Gita

5. “One of the fundamental principles of yoga: a small action done repeatedly can make an enormous difference.” Dr. Timothy McCall

6. “Yoga is not for the flexible. It’s for the willing.” Anonymous

7. Yoga is invigoration in relaxation, freedom in routine, confidence through self-control, energy within and energy without.” Ymber Delecto

8. Yoga is not just doing some exercise, it is much more. It is to expand your awareness, sharpen your intellect and enhance your intuitive ability.” Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

9. Yoga is not just repetition of few postures – it is more about the exploration and discovery of the subtle energies of life.” Amit Ray

10. If I’m losing balance in a pose, I stretch higher and God reaches down to steady me. It works every time, and not just in yoga.” Terri Guillemets

11. Yoga is not only a process of the integration of the soul, mind, and body for self-improvement; it is a process of self-realization and self-acceptance.” Debasish Mridha

12. Yoga is the dance of every cell with the music of every breath that creates inner serenity and harmony.” Debasish Mridha

13. The nature of yoga is to shine the light of awareness into the darkest corners of the body.” Jason Crandell

14. Anyone who practices can obtain success in yoga but not one who is lazy. Constant practice alone is the secret of success.” Svatmarama

15. “Remember, it doesn’t matter how deep into a posture you go — what does matter is who you are when you get there.” Max Strom

16. Yoga is the cessation of the movements of the mind. Then there is abiding in the Seer’s own form.” Patañjali

17. Yoga is for internal cleansing, not external exercising. Yoga means true self-knowledge.” Sri Krishna Pattabhi Jois

18. “I think it’s interesting that the opposite of being active in yoga is not being passive. It’s being receptive.” Cyndi Lee

19. Yoga is the unifying art of transforming dharma into action, be it through inspired thought, properly nurturing our children, a painting, a kindness or an act of peace that forever moves humanity forward.” Micheline Berry

20. “When the breath control is correct, mind control is possible.” Sri Krishna Pattabhi Jois

21. The body benefits from movement, and the mind benefits from stillness.” Sakyong Mipham

22. Yoga practice can make us more and more sensitive to subtler and subtler sensations in the body. Paying attention to and staying with finer and finer sensations within the body is one of the surest ways to steady the wandering mind.” Ravi Ravindra

23. The perfection of yoga, therefore, does not terminate in voidness or impersonalism; on the contrary, the perfection of yoga is attained when one actually sees the Personality of Godhead in His eternal form.” A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada

24. This yoga should be practiced with firm determination and consistency, without any mental reservation or doubts.” Bhagavad Gita

25. The body is your temple. Keep it pure and clean for the soul to reside in.” B.K.S Iyengar

26. “Yoga is a dance between control and surrender — between pushing and letting go — and when to push and when to let go becomes part of the creative process, part of the open-ended exploration of your being.” Joel Kramer

27. Yoga takes us to the present moment, the only place where life exists.” Ellen Brenneman

28. Yoga is not a work-out; it is a work-in. And this is the point of spiritual practice, to make us teachable, to open up our hearts, and focus self-awareness so that we can know what we already know and be who we already are.” Rolf Gates

29. Yoga is essentially a practice for your soul, working through the medium of your body.” Tara Fraser

30. “Yoga is the practice of quieting the mind.” Patanjali

31. “Log out. Shut down. Do yoga.” Anonymous

32. “Yoga teaches you how to listen to your body.” Mariel Hemingway

33. “Yoga is the journey of the self, through the self, to the self.” Bhagavad Gita

34. “Yoga heals the soul.” Anonymous

35. Yoga allows you to find an inner peace that is not ruffled and riled by the endless stresses and struggles of life.” B.K.S Iyengar

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