Yoga Quotes from the Masters to Inspire Your Life 556878757931

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Whether you’re a devoted Yoga practitioner or someone thats never stepped on the mat, this collection of Yoga quotes will enrich the body, mind and soul.  For those that love Yoga, these quotes will land with beloved resonance - and if you’ve never tried Yoga, you might just be motivated to begin your Yoga journey.

Enjoy these words of wisdom from the great spiritual gurus of Yoga emphasizing the importance of living with intentional conscious presence:


Yoga takes you into the present moment, the only place where life exists.
- Patanjali

Master your breath, let the self be in bliss, contemplate on the sublime within you.
- Tirumalai Krishnamacharya

Yoga does not change the way we see things, it transforms the person who sees.
- B.K.S. Iyengar

When you are inspired by some great purpose, some extraordinary project, all your thoughts break their bonds; your mind transcends limitations, your consciousness expands in every direction, and you find yourself in a new, great, and wonderful world. Dormant forces, faculties, and talents become alive, and you discover yourself to be a greater person by far than you ever dreamed yourself to be.
- Patanjali


Yoga is the settling of the mind into silence. When the mind has settled, we are established in our essential nature, which is unbounded Consciousness. Our essential nature is usually overshadowed by the activity of the mind.
- Patanjali

A mind free from all disturbances is Yoga.
- Patanjali

Whether you do your first downward dog at 14 or 44, it’s not your history but your presence on your mat that counts.
- Krishna Pattabhi Jois

Yoga is like music: the rhythm of the body the melody of the mind, and the harmony of the soul create the symphony of life.
- B.K.S. Iyengar

The whole purpose of Hatha yoga is to purify and control our senses. It is the ultimate science of helping us discover what lies behind the apparent reality of body and mind.
- Krishna Pattabhi Jois

No one is wise by birth, for wisdom results from one own's efforts.
- Tirumalai Krishnamacharya

Yoga is when every cell of the body sings the song of the soul.
- B.K.S. Iyengar


Happy International Yoga Day