Yoga Quotes - 'Be one' (B1) is the Best Vitamin for Health and Happiness :-)

"If knowledge does not liberate the self from the self, then ignorance is better than such knowledge" - Shamsi Tabriz

The yoga quotes here are an eclectic mix of the sayings of some well-known and not so well-known yoga practitioners and of centuries-old Indian texts.

These yoga quotes will strengthen your practice.

"Anything that is secret and mysterious in this system of Yoga should be at once rejected. The best guide in life is strength. In spirituality, as in all other matters, discard everything that weakens you. Have nothing to do with it. Mystery-mongering weakens the human brain. It has well-nigh destroyed Yoga, one of the grandest of sciences" - Swami Vivekananda

"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" - T. Guillemets

"Yoga is the fountain of youth. You’re only as young as your spine is flexible" - Bob Harper

"Illuminated emancipation, freedom, unalloyed and untainted bliss await you, but you have to choose to embark on the Inward Journey to discover it" - BKS Iyengar

"Yoga is the practice of quieting the mind" - Patanjali

"Concentrating on poses clears the mind, while focusing on the breath helps the body shift out of fight or flight mode" - Melanie Haiken

"For those wounded by civilization, yoga is the most healing salve" - T. Guillemets

"Yoga is a light, which once lit, will never dim. The better your practice, the brighter the flame" - BKS Iyengar

“Inhale, and God approaches you. Hold the inhalation, and God remains with you. Exhale, and you approach God. Hold the exhalation, and surrender to God” - Krishnamacharya

“One becomes firmly established in practice only after attending to it for a long time, without interruption and with an attitude of devotion” - Yoga Sutra

“Have only love in your heart for others. The more you see the good in them, the more you will establish good in yourself…” - Paramahansa Yogananda

“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 Sutra

“The wisdom obtained in the higher states of consciousness is different from that obtained by inference and testimony as it refers to particulars” - Yoga Sutra

"Anyone who practices can obtain success in yoga but not one who is lazy. Constant practice alone is the secret of success" - Hatha Yoga Pradipika

"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" - Hatha Yoga Pradipika

"Yoga maintains youth long. It keeps the body full of vitality, immune to diseases, even at old, old age. The Yogi never becomes old" - Bishnu Ghosh

"Watch your thoughts; they become words. Watch your words; they become actions. Watch your actions; they become habits. Watch your habits; they become character. Watch your character; for it becomes your destiny" - Upanishads

"Basketball is an endurance sport, and you have to learn to control your breath; that’s the essence of yoga, too. So, I consciously began using yoga techniques in my practice and playing. I think yoga helped reduce the number and severity of injuries I suffered. As preventative medicine, it’s unequaled" - Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

"As long as there is breath in the body, there is life. When breath departs, so too does life. Therefore, regulate the breath" - Hatha Yoga Pradipika

"Yoga is not an ancient myth buried in oblivion. It is the most valuable inheritance of the present. It is the essential need of today and the culture of tomorrow" - Swami Satyananda Saraswati

"Yoga is possible for anybody who really wants it. Yoga is universal.... But don't approach yoga with a business mind looking for worldly gain" - Sri Krishna Pattabhi Jois

"Many paths are possible; whichever path is sincerely traveled leads to inner peace" - Bhagavad Gita

"The highest point of yesterday should be the lowest point of today" - BKS Iyengar

"Yoga teaches us to cure what need not be endured and endure what cannot be cured" - BKS Iyengar

If you found these yoga quotes useful, then also take a look at some healing quotes or enlightenment quotes . Yoga is the introduction to meditation for most people and it is a great idea to integrate it with a daily meditation practice.

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