Yoga does not just change the way we see things, it transforms the person who sees.
15 Inspirational Quotes About Yoga That Will Bring You Closer To Your Zen
Either you are a yoga beginner or an intermediate yogi there’s no doubt that every and each one of us has their favourite quote about yoga that helps and motivates one’s self. Yoga is a true journey, an exploration of one’s shadow to one’s light.
There are many reasons why people choose to include yoga practice in their life. For some yoga is regaining balance in both mind and body, for others, it’s an enjoyable way of exercising and sculpting the perfect figure. But according to yoga history, the ultimate goal of Yoga is moksha with means liberation.
Yoga has five main principal traditional meanings. The first one is the disciplined method for attaining a goal, the second is the techniques of controlling your body and your mind, it’s also the name of a system of philosophy (darśana) with prefixes like hatha-, mantra- etc, traditions that specialise in particular techniques of yoga. Finally, it’s simply said, the goal of Yoga practice.
Here are 15 beautiful and inspirational yoga quotes that will make your morning oms just a bit easier.
“Yoga is the journey of the self, through the self, to the self.”
– The Bhagavad Gita
“The asanas are useful maps to explore yourself, but they are not the territory.”
– Donna Farhi
“Through sustained focus and meditation on our patterns, habits, and conditioning, we gain knowledge and understanding of our past
and how we can change the patterns that aren’t serving us to live more freely and fully.”
– Yoga Sutra III.18
“The attitude of gratitude is the highest yoga.”
– Yogi Bhajan
“You cannot always control what goes on outside. But you can always control what goes on inside.”
“When you listen to yourself, everything comes naturally. It comes from inside, like a kind of will to do something. Try to be sensitive. That is yoga.” – Petri Räisänen
”To perform every action artfully is yoga.”
– Swami Kripalu
“Yoga does not just change the way we see things, it transforms the person who sees.”
– B.K.S Iyengar
“We all wish for world peace, but world peace will never be achieved unless we first establish peace within our own minds.”
– Geshe Kelsang Gyatso
“Yoga is the perfect opportunity to be curious about who you are.”
– Jason Crandell
“True meditation is about being fully present with everything that is including discomfort and challenges. It is not an escape from life.”
– Craig Hamilton
“The most important pieces of equipment you need for doing yoga are your body and your mind.”
– Rodney Yee
“Meditation is a way for nourishing and blossoming the divinity within you.”
– Amit Ray
“Yoga is the dance of every cell with the music of every breath that creates inner serenity and harmony.”
“In truth, yoga doesn’t take time – it gives time.”
– Ganga White