K. Pattabhi Jois was an Indian yoga teacher who developed the popular vinyasa style of yoga referred to as Ashtanga Yoga. Jois established the Ashtanga Yoga Research Institute now known as the Shri K Pattabhi Jois Ashtanga Yoga Institute in Mysore, India. Here are Top 7 Quotes by Sri K. Pattabhi Jois.
“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.”
“simply be present with your own shifting energies and with the unpredictability of life as it unfolds.”
“awake my dear be kind to your sleeping heart take it out into the vast fields of light and let it breathe.”
“when the breath control is correct, mind control is possible.”
“yoga is for internal cleansing, not external exercising. Yoga means true self-knowledge.”
“in order to be effective, truth must penetrate like an arrow-and that is likely to hurt.”
“It would be a shame to lose the precious jewel of liberation in the mud of ignorant body building.”