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26 Yoga Quotes to Inspire the Yogi

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26 Yoga Quotes to Inspire the Yogi

I have a deep appreciation of the knowledge passed down by these Leaders of Light and through their words, they leave a map for the yogi to find their path.

May these yoga quotes light your path on the mat and in your life!

1) “Yoga teaches us to cure what need not be endured and endure what cannot be cured.” ~ B.K.S. Iyengar

2) “I wish that the message of Peace may be experienced through Yoga, which is not only a culture of the body but the evolution of the Self.” – B.K.S. Iyengar

3) ”I offer you peace. I offer you love. I offer you friendship. I see your beauty. I hear your need. I feel your feelings. My wisdom flows from the Highest Source. I salute that Source in you. Let us work together for unity and love.” ~ Gandhi

4) “The attitude of gratitude is the highest yoga.” ~ Yogi Bhajan

5) ‎”The rhythm of the body, the melody of the mind & the harmony of the soul create the symphony of life.” ~ B.K.S. Iyengar

6) “Loka Samasta Sukhino Bhavantu. May all beings everywhere be happy and free and may the thoughts, words, and actions of my own life contribute in some way to that happiness and to that freedom for all.”

7) “We must always change, renew, rejuvenate ourselves; otherwise we harden.” ~Goethe

8) “You must be the change you wish to see in the world.” ~ Gandhi

9) “The right method of doing asanas brings lightness and an exhilarating feel in the body as well as in the mind and a feeling of oneness of body, mind, and Soul.” ~ B.K.S. Iyengar

10) “First month paining, second month tired, third month flying.” ~ Sharath Jois

11) “The world is the gymnasium where we come to make ourselves strong.” ~ Swami Vivekananda

12) “And you? When will you begin that long journey into yourself?” ~ Rumi

13) “For me, yoga is not just a workout – it’s about working on yourself.” ~ Mary Glover

14) “The Eternal Flame shines within us when we are receptive, have a ruling passion, and live in love.” ~ Sant Rajinder Singh Ji

15) “You cannot do yoga. Yoga is your natural state. What you can do are yoga exercises, which may reveal to you where you are resisting your natural state.” ~Sharon Gannon

16) “Undisturbed calmness of mind is attained by cultivating friendliness toward the happy, compassion for the unhappy, delight in the virtuous, and indifference toward the wicked.” ~ Yoga Sutras

17) “Wear gratitude like a cloak and it will feed every corner of your life.” ~Rumi

18) “The most important pieces of equipment you need for doing yoga are your body and your mind.”~ Rodney Yee

19) “The yogi will tell you that you feel and look as young as your spine is elastic.” ~ Richard Hittleman

20) “Let your practice be a celebration of life.” ~ Seido lee deBarros

21) “When the breath wanders the mind also is unsteady. But when the breath is calmed the mind too will be still, and the yogi achieves long life. Therefore, one should learn to control the breath.”~ Svatmarama, Hatha Yoga Pradipika

22) “Yoga began with the first person wanting to be healthy and happy all the time.” ~ Sri Swami Satchidananda

23) “A lamp does not flicker in a place where no wind blows; so it is with a yogi, who controls his mind, intellect and self, being absorbed in the spirit within him.” ~ B.K.S. Iyengar

24) “Consciousness and joy am I, and Bliss is where I am found.”

25) “Once a fire is ignited, it needs to be maintained to keep it burning brightly.  One needs to tend and protect it to prevent it from going out.” ~ Sant Rajinder Singh Ji

26) “What I love about yoga is that it permeates all of life. It teaches awareness and connection – it’s about developing relationships, both internally and externally. So it’s really a practice that serves our own inner well-being as well as the quality of relationships we cultivate with our family, our friends, and anyone we meet.” ~ Shiva Rea

Find Your Light. Do Yoga. Namaste!



1 Comment
  1. Only the truly inspired, can inspire others.
    To one of the most talented, spirited being and yoga instructors I know, Melissa Paddison.

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