8 Inspiring Quotes by Swami Satchidananda

Sri Swami Satchidananda, the founder of Integral Yoga, is one of the most revered Yoga masters of our time. He dedicated his life to peace—both for the individual and for the world. He blended the physical discipline of Yoga, the spiritual philosophy of India. Here are 8 Inspiring Quotes by Swami Satchidananda.

“The light is within. It is already there. Take your time to see it.”
“Anything that you throw comes back. All your actions are echoes.”
“The purification of the mind is very necessary.”
“Everything begins in the mind. If you want to see clearly, you need clear vision.”
“Know for sure that peace is worth more than anything else in this world.”
“Don’t depend on something that comes from outside. Outside things are never going to make you happy.”
“Lead a simple life. First reduce your “greeds.” Then reduce your “needs.” .”
“If your heart is beautiful, your face will be beautiful, your life will be beautiful, everything will be beautiful.”

8 Inspiring quotes by Yogi Bhajan

Yogi Bhajan was a yogi, spiritual teacher, and entrepreneur, who introduced Kundalini Yoga to the United States. He was the spiritual director of the 3HO (Healthy, Happy, Holy Organization) Foundation, with over 300 centers in 35 countries. He taught over 8,000 classes and inspired thousands of people to keep up and live in their excellence.
He is still alive in his teachings and his guidance is available to anyone who tunes into his subtle presence. He has left a legacy of hope, inspiration, and technology for future generations and the upliftment of humanity. Here are 8 inspiring quotes by Yogi Bhajan.

1. When you don’t go within, you go without.
2. Our purity lies in our originality. Our intuition lies in our innocence.
3. Life is a lie if you do not find the eternal truth.
4. Your mind is your servant, your body is your vehicle and your soul is your residence.
5. The art of happiness is to serve all, and all shall serve you.
6. Meditation is nothing but taking a mental shower.
7. A spiritual person is vast, like an ocean – but very mighty, very powerful.
8. If you give your Self a chance, your Self will give you all the chances.

8 Inspiring quotes by Sri Aurobindo

Sri Aurobindo was an Indian nationalist, philosopher, yogi, guru and poet. Aurobindo developed a method of spiritual practice he called Integral Yoga. The central theme of his vision was the evolution of human life into a life divine. Here are 8 Inspiring quotes by Sri Aurobindo.

1. When mind is still, then truth gets her chance to be heard in the purity of the silence.
2. All thoughts, desires, conventions, attachments which come from outside must be ruthlessly pushed away.
3. True knowledge is not attained by thinking. It is what you are; it is what you become.
4. The supreme state of human love is…the unity of one soul in two bodies.
5. The practice of Yoga brings us face to face with the extraordinary complexity of our own being.
6. Peace is the first condition, without which nothing else can be stable.
7. The inside must be made entirely calm and quiet and there should reign an upward aspiration – a state of awaiting.
8. The Gita is the greatest gospel of spiritual works ever yet given to the race.

8 inspirational Quotes by Dalai Lama

Dalai Lama is the spiritual leader of the Tibetan people. He frequently states that his life is guided by three major commitments: the promotion of basic human values or secular ethics in the interest of human happiness, the fostering of inter-religious harmony and the preservation of Tibet’s Buddhist culture, a culture of peace and non-violence. Here are 8 Inspirational Quotes by Dalai Lama.

1. Give the ones you love wings to fly, roots to come back and reasons to stay.
2. We can never obtain peace in the outer world until we make peace with ourselves.
3. The goal is not to be better than the other man, but your previous self.
4. Remember that the best relationship is one in which your love for each other exceeds your need for each other.
5. The true hero is one who conquers his own anger and hatred.
6. Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them, humanity cannot survive.
7. Our prime purpose in this life is to help others. And if you can’t help them, at least don’t hurt them.
8. Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions.

7 Amazing Quotes by Patanjali

Maharishi Patanjali is considered to be the compiler of the Yoga Sutras, along with being the author of a commentary on Panini’s Ashtadhyayi, known as Mahabhasya. He is also supposed to be the writer of a work on the ancient Indian medicine system, Ayurveda. Here are 7 Amazing Quotes by Maharishi Patanjali.

1. There is always a light within us that is free from all sorrow and grief, no matter how much we may be experiencing suffering.
2. If you can control the rising of the mind into ripples, you will experience Yoga.
3. It is not enough to have intuitions; we must act on them; we must live them.
4. Peace can be reached through meditation on the knowledge which dreams give. Peace can also be reached through concentration upon that which is dearest to the heart.
5. When there is firm conquest over covetousness, they who have conquered it wake up to the how and why of life.
6. The heart and mind can find peace and harmony by contemplating the transcendental nature of the true self as supreme effulgent life.
7. It is only when the correct practice is followed for a long time, without interruptions and with a quality of positive attitude and eagerness, that it can succeed.

Top 7 Quotes by Sri K. Pattabhi Jois

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.”

7 Inspiring Quotes From B.K.S. Iyengar

Bellur Krishnamachar Sundararaja Iyengar is best known as B.K.S. Iyengar, and he is undoubtedly the best-recognized and most influential yoga teacher in the world. Iyengar founded the style of yoga known as Iyengar Yoga which now benefits millions of yogis around the globe. We will see 7 Inspiring Quotes From B.K.S. Iyengar.

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.
Do not aim low, you will miss the mark. Aim high and you will be on a threshold of bliss.
There is no progress toward ultimate freedom without transformation, and this is the key issue in all lives.
Anything physical is always changing, therefore, its reality is not constant, not eternal.
There is no difference in souls, only the ideas about ourselves that we wear.
We often fool ourselves that we are concentrating because we fix our attention on wavering objects.
There is only one reality, but there are many ways that reality can be interpreted.