“Every new thing you try is difficult & scary, but the end is beautiful.” So to motivate you for the first step, here are some powerful yoga quotes/slogans in english which you can try to incorporate into your meditations and yoga practice. But before that take a look about what Yoga is.
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What is Yoga? Benefits of Yoga 1. Yoga Quotes by BKS Iyengar 2. Yoga Quotes by Sadhguru 3. Yoga Quotes by Patanjali 4. Yoga Quotes by Ramdev 5. Bhagavad Gita Yoga Quotes 6. Yoga Quotes by Buddha 7. Yoga Quotes by Vivekananda 8. Some other famous Yoga Quotes
What is Yoga & what are their Benefits?
In Today’s world, I don’t think Yoga needs any introduction. Yoga is an ancient practice that originated in India, which helps to keep balance between mind & soul, and makes you physically and mentally fit. After the great efforts and practices of India, today it spread over more than 170 countries. And seeing the benefits of Yoga, the United Nations also decided to celebrate International Yoga Day on 21 June every year.
The Purpose of yoga is to cleanse our inner thoughts, emotions and feelings. By simply controlling our breath, we can easily get the access to control our emotions, feelings. Master also can perform well under difficult situations, conditions and circumstances. It has good efficacy in controlling the thoughts, emotions and feelings of anger, resentment, frustration, anxiety, depression, guilt. Doing Yoga minimum one to two hours a week can totally change your life.
Benefits of Yoga
- The ability to bring thought and action in harmony is possible through the practice of Yoga.
- It is the ultimate way to attain peace of mind and soul hence, purifying the self.
- It increases the concentration power and energizes your mind which eventually helps in learning and understanding more complex problems.
- builds up your immunity
- decreases stress, hypertension and keeps you calm and composed.
- removes extra fat from the body and keeps your body fit.
- makes you more disciplined and focused.
- increases your body’s energy level and you feel charged up throughout the day.
- eliminates fear and makes you a confident person.
- It makes you flexible, and helps in controlling the internal noises which are running in our mind.
Here are some of best Yoga Quotes, Thought & Slogans which will motivate and inspire you for a healthy future. These Quotes on yoga by famous personalities,-
Popular Yoga Quotes by BKS Iyengar
Your body exists in the past, your mind exists in the future. In Yoga, they come together in the present. – B.K.S. Iyengar
Yoga teaches us to cure what need not be endured and endure what cannot be cured. – B.K.S. Iyengar
Yoga is the golden key that unlocks the door to peace, tranquility, and joy.– B.K.S. Iyengar
Yoga is a light, which once lit will never dim. The better your practice, the brighter your flame.– B.K.S. Iyengar
My Body Is My Temple And Asanas Are My Prayers– B.K.S. Iyengar
Yoga does not just change the way we see things, it transforms the person who sees– B.K.S. Iyengar
Breath is the king of mind.– B.K.S. Iyengar
Yoga allows you to find a new kind of freedom that you may not have known even existed.– B.K.S. Iyengar
There is no difference in souls, only the ideas about ourselves that we wear.– B.K.S. Iyengar
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
The study of asana is not about mastering posture. It’s about using posture to understand and transform yourself..– B.K.S. Iyengar
Words cannot express the value of yoga – it has to be experienced. – B.K.S. Iyengar
Yoga Quotes & Meditation Quotes by Sadhgur
Yoga is a way of getting totally drunk – not on alcohol but on Life. You know, they call it divine. ― Sadhguru
Yoga does not mean just standing on your head or holding your breath. It means taking charge of your life. ― Sadhguru
Meditation is the only way to freedom from all the stress that man is going through. ― Sadhguru
To be in Yoga means to experience the oneness of existence. ― Sadhguru
Meditation is the only freedom as it is a dimension beyond the mind. All the stress and struggle are of the mind. ― Sadhguru
Negative energies can’t touch you if you are in a state of meditativeness. ― Sadhguru
Yoga Quotes by Patanjali
The longest journey begins with a single step. ― Patanjali
Yoga is the practice of quieting the mind – Patanjali ― Patanjali
If you can control the rising of the mind into ripples, you will experience Yoga. ― Patanjali
Yoga takes you into the present moment, the only place where life exists. ― Patanjali
Yoga Quotes by Swami Ramdev
Remedy of all illness lies in yoga & healthy lifestyle. ― Swami Ramdev
The Purity and control over thoughts and beliefs is the bridge to success. ― Swami Ramdev
People who practice yoga and pranayam are free from all kinds of diseases and depression. ― Swami Ramdev
Yoga brings changes in the thinking of a person and also develops the tolerance level in an individual. ― Swami Baba Ramdev
Bhagavad Gita Yoga Quotes
The wise man lets go of all results, whether good or bad, and is focused on the actions alone. ― Bhagwad Gita
Pleasure from the senses seems like nectar at first, but it is a bitter poison at the end ― Bhagwad Gita
You must live alone at least internally in a quiet place. ― Bhagwad Gita
Yoga is the journey of the self, to the self, through the self. ― Bhagwad Gita
Balance of mind is called Yoga ― Bhagavad Gita
Yoga Quotes by Buddha
Meditation bring wisdom; lack of meditation leaves ignorance ― Buddha
Peace comes from within. Do not seek it without. ― Buddha
Rule your mind or it will rule you. ― Buddha
Swami Vivekananda Yoga Quotes
Talk not of Yoga to make you pure; you are pure by your very nature. None can teach you. ― Swami Vivekananda
Arise Awake and stop not till the goal is reached. ― Swami Vivekananda
Some other famous Yoga Quotes
Yoga means addition – addition of energy, strength and beauty to body, mind and soul. ― Amit Ray
Yoga is the natural rhythm of life which brings you closer to yourself and to others ― Sri Sri Ravi Shankar
Mediation is hanging out with your Soul.
The inner peace begins the moment you choose, not to allow another person or event to control your emotions. – Pema Chodron
Yoga cannot always control what goes on outside, but you can always control what goes on inside. – Wayne Dyer
Yoga is the perfect opportunity to be curious about who you are. – Jason Crandell
Yoga teaches you how to listen to your body. – Merial Hemingway
Yoga is a powerful vehicle for change. As you build strength, you start to believe in your own potential. – Tiffany Cruikshank
Do not wait for the miracles. You are the miracle! Never forget the miracle of yourself! – Swami Chidanand Saraswati Ji
The best way for peace of mind is Yoga.
Start doing Yoga everyday and be the best version of you.
The real yoga begins when you manage to step out of your comfort zone!
The goal of yoga is to achieve union, connection with the Divine.
Yoga is seen as a practical way to help you achieve a state of inner balance, wholeness, and calm into your life.
Yoga is a way of moving into stillness in order to experience the truth of who you are. – Erich Schiffmann
These were my persoanl favourite yoga quotes. Hope these Quotes will help you in encouraging to add Yoga and Meditation in your routine. If you found this post interesting do share it with your friends and relatives. Do let me know in the comment section, which quote you like the most.
If you know some more interesting Yoga Quotes which are not included in this post, let me know in the comment section.