Yoga Inspirational Quotes. Here are some yoga image quotes and regular quotes and memes at your fingertips. More than 70 sayings that reflect the philosophy of yoga to read and keep in mind while you practice.
Inspirational Yoga Quotes and Memes
We’ve collected some positive yoga quotes to keep you motivated.
Most are from or about yoga itself and others are Yoga quotes from popular books but embody the same philosophy.
Use them to inspire you to go further or to use as quotes for a yoga class.
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This yoga inspirational image quote was made on 11-18-20 because I was in between projects and had just talked to a friend that needed some help.
I hope you like them, please let me know in the comments below.
Believe You Can And You Are Halfway There.
It Does Not Get Any Easier You Get Stronger
Sore The Most Satisfying Pain
Unless You Try You Will Never Know
Whining is For The Weak
Work Hard Good Results Will Come
More Yoga Image Quotes
These yoga inspirational quotes focus on yoga itself. There is much wisdom in the different yoga traditions. Below are some we thought you might be motivated by.
“Yoga does not just change the way we see things, it transforms the person who sees” ~ B.K.S. Iyengar
“Yoga is not a religion. It is a science, science of well-being, science of youthfulness, science of integrating body, mind, and soul.” ~ Amit Ray, Yoga and Vipassana: An Integrated Lifestyle Book (Amazon)
“Yoga is when every cell in the body sings the song of the soul” ~ B.K.S. Iyengar
“Yoga is the cessation of the movements of the mind. Then there is abiding in the Seer’s own form.” ~ Patanjali, The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali Book (Amazon)
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“Yoga teaches us to cure what need not be endured and endure what cannot be cured” ~ B.K.S. Iyengar, Light on Yoga: The Bible of Modern Yoga Book (Amazon)
“Why they always look so serious in Yoga? You make a serious face like this, you scare away good energy. To meditate, only you must smile. Smile with face, smile with mind, and good energy will come to you and clean away dirty energy. Even smile in your liver. Practice tonight at the hotel. Not to hurry, not to try too hard. Too serious, you make you sick. You can be called good energy with a smile. (From Ketut Liyer, the Balinese healer)”
~ Elizabeth Gilbert
“Life is too fast… Slow down and do Yoga” ~ Unknown
“Yoga practice can make us more and more sensitive to subtler and subtler sensations in the body. Paying attention to and staying with finer and finer sensations within the body is one of the surest ways to steady the wandering mind.” ~ Ravindra Ravi, Yoga Sutras Book (Get One in Amazon)
“Yoga begins right where I am – Not where I was yesterday or where I long to be” ~ Linda Sparrowe
“Yoga is the space where flower blossoms.” ~ Amit Ray. From The Yoga For Health and Well-Being Book. (Amazon)
“Yoga is a light which once lit will never dim. The better your practice the brighter your flame. ~ B.K.S. Iyengar
“Yoga will always be transformational, even when it stops being cool. (350)”
― Victoria Moran, Younger by the Day: 365 Ways to Rejuvenate Your Body and Revitalize Your Spirit Book (Amazon)
” The nature of Yoga is to shine the light of awareness into the darkest corners of the body” ~ Unkown
“It is important not to abandon the practice of yoga because we believe it is driven by the wrong motivation. The practice of yoga itself transforms. Yoga has a magical quality. . . . (20)”~ Ravi Ravindra, The Wisdom of Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras: A New Translation and Guide (Amazon)
“Freedom is not a concept of Yoga, but an experience felt as our nature shines forth, unburdened, unattached, free of the ego” ~ Kate Potter
“To the yogi, all experience is seen as one, as a means to help him cultivate devotion. All experiences have equal meaning and value. (154)” ~ Prem Prakash, The Yoga of Spiritual Devotion A Modern Translation of the Narada Bhakti Sutras E-Book (Amazon)
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“Yoga is a mirror to look at ourselves from within” ~ Unknown
“When you listen to yourself, everything comes naturally. It comes from inside, like a kind of will to do something. Try to be sensitive. That is yoga.” ~ Petri Räisänen
“Yoga takes you into the present moment. The only place where life exists” ~ Unknown
“Some students are in a hurry to begin “real” pranayama. They go right to the later stages without first laying a quality foundation, and their practice often suffers. First, find out what is. This is also part of the answer to the question Who am I?” ~ Richard Rosen, The Yoga of Breath: A Step-by-Step Guide to Pranayama Book (Amazon)
Yoga Namaste Memes Quotes
Namaste means “I humbly bow to you” and indicates a respect for the sacredness of everyone and everything. It’s a traditional greeting in India. Below are Namaste Image memes featuring the word and quotes incorporating it’s fuller meaning.
“Affirmations: “I love & respect my mind, body, spirit. I do what best nurtures all parts of myself. I thrive on wholeness.” Namaste!” ~ Jay Woodman
“I offer you peace, I offer you love, I offer you friendship, I see your beauty, I hear your need, I feel your feelings” ~ Gandhi
“Namaste means that my soul acknowledges yours – not just your light, your wisdom, your goodness, but also your darkness, your suffering, your imperfections.
It is a recognition and acceptance of the inexplicable divine absurdity, the miraculous woven into the ordinary, light and darkness intimately entwined in magical, messy humanity.
It means that I honor all that you are with all that I am.
So, namaste, my fellow travelers. I’m so glad we’re on this trek through the universe together.” ~ L.R. Knost
“Namaste means the spirit in me sees the spirit in you. And do you see yet the great truth in this simple phrase? When your eyes and brain alone cannot see the spirit in another, the spirit in you sees it always.” ~ Sean Patrick Brennan, The Angel’s Guide to Taking Human Form Book (Amazon)
“Peace begins with a kind gesture and Namaste.” ~ Debasish Mridha
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“Namaste, a person says, and with just one word, she acknowledges so much. She acknowledges the existence of the soul, she acknowledges the existence of the soul within her, she acknowledges the existence of the souls within other people, and she acknowledges the need to remember this holiest of holy truths often.” ~ Sean Patrick Brennan, The Angel’s Guide to Taking Human Form Book (Amazon)
The light within me bows to the light within you… Namaste.
“Namaste. It was a Nepalese greeting. It meant: The light within me bows to the light within you.” ~ Jennifer Donnelly, The Wild Rose Book (Amazon)
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“The entire path of the Vitraag Lords (the enlightened one) is one of humility (Vinaya). The practice of humility (Vinaya dharma) begins from Hindustan (India). There are endless practices of humility, starting from putting two hands together (in the gesture of Namaste) to prostrating. And ultimately when one attains absolute humility (param vinaya), he attains moksha (ultimate liberation).” ~ Dada Bhagwan
Yoga Life Lessons Quotes Memes
Here are yoga Life Lesson quotes about life and how to live it more mindfully. If you like any Yoga Inspirational Quotes that we missed please post them in the comments.
“Give up competing with yourself and simply see the honesty in your effort” ~ Kate Potter
“Don’t wait for a better world. Start now to create a world of harmony and peace. It is up to you, and it always has been. You may even find the solution at the end of your fork.” ~ Sharon Gannon. Yoga and Vegetarianism: The Diet of Enlightenment (Amazon)
“Without inner peace, outer peace is impossible” ~ Geshe Lelsang Gyatso
“I had discovered something; there was a pleasure in becoming something new. You could will yourself into a fresh shape. Now all I had to do was figure out how to do it out there, in my life.” ~ Claire Dederer, Poser: My Life in Twenty-three Yoga Poses Book (Amazon)
“Move your joints every day. You have to find your own tricks. Bury your mind deep in your heart, and watch the body move by itself.” ~ Sri Dharma Mittra
“Just as writing can become calligraphy when it’s creatively, skillfully, and consciously performed, so can all other activities become art. In this case, we are reflecting upon life itself as an artistic statement—the art of living.” ~ H.E. Davey, Japanese Yoga: The Way of Dynamic Meditation (Amazon)
“Your own positive future begins in this moment. All You have is right now. Every goal is possible from here” ~ Lao Tzu
“Courage is the most important of all the virtues because without courage, you can’t practice any other virtue consistently.” ~ Maya Angelou
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“Learn to listen to the voice within yourself. Your body and mind will become clear and you will realize the unity in all things” ~ Dogen Zenji
“Attitude is a choice. Happiness is a choice. Optimism is a choice. Kindness is a choice. Giving is a choice. Respect is a choice. Whatever choice you make makes you. Choose wisely.” ~ Roy T. Bennett, The Light in the Heart: Inspirational Thoughts for Living Your Best Life Book (Amazon)
“The longest journey begins with a single step” ~ Lau Tzu
“Don’t be pushed around by the fears in your mind. Be led by the dreams in your heart.”
― Roy T. Bennett, The Light in the Heart: Inspirational Thoughts for Living Your Best Life Book (Amazon)
“To be kind to others and to ourselves should be as natural as a flower opening to the sum” ~ Kate potter
“Instead of worrying about what you cannot control, shift your energy to what you can create.” ~ Roy T. Bennett, The Light in the Heart Book (Amazon)
Yoga and Light Image Quotes
Below are quotes about light and love yoga. Light is often the word used to describe a deep, all-inclusive love from the depths of your soul. Yoga can help you to access that and bring it up and into your life.
“There is a light within each of us that can never be diminished or extinguished. It can only be obscured by forgetting who we are” ~ Deepak Chopra
“Throw your hair in a bun, downward dog like a boss, and handle it.” Anonymous
“Darkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that.” ~ Martin Luther King Jr., A Testament of Hope: The Essential Writings and Speeches Book (Amazon)
“When you possess light within, you see externally” ~ Anais Nin
“Learn to light a candle in the darkest moments of someone’s life. Be the light that helps others see; it is what gives life its deepest significance.” ~ Roy T. Bennett, The Light in the Heart
“May it be a light to you in dark places, when all other lights go out.” ~ J.R.R. Tolkien, The Fellowship of the Ring Book (Amazon)
“When you get to the end of all the light you know and it’s time to step into the darkness of the unknown, faith is knowing that one of two things shall happen: either you will be given something solid to stand on, or you will be taught how to fly.” ~ Edward Teller
“I will love the light for it shows me the way, yet I will endure the darkness because it shows me the stars” ~ Og Mandino
“It may be that you are not yourself luminous, but that you are a conductor of light. Some people without possessing genius have a remarkable power of stimulating it.” ~ Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
“Travel light, live light, spread the light, be the light” ~ Yogi Bhajan
“If a man is to shed the light of the sun upon other men, he must first of all have it within himself.” ~ Romain Rolland
Spirituality Image Quotes
These quotes focus on yoga and spirituality. Spirituality is a big part of yoga. It’s more than just focusing the mind and making the body more fit. It has a deep spiritual core that is central to everything else. Yoga Inspirational Quotes for everyone.
“A gift is pure when it is given from the heart… When we expect nothing in return” ~ Bhagavad Gita
“Compassion is the religion of the heart.” ~ Ma Jaya Sati Bhagavati, The 11 Karmic Spaces: Choosing Freedom from the Patterns That Bind You Book (Amazon)
“Wheresoever you go, go with all your heart” ~ Confucius
“Forgive the past. It is over. Learn from it and let go. People are constantly changing and growing. Do not cling to a limited, disconnected, negative image of a person in the past. See that person now. Your relationship is always alive and changing.” ~ Brian Weiss, Messages from the Masters: Tapping Into the Power of Love Book (Amazon)
“The obstacle is the path” ~ Zen Proverb
“Dare to love yourself as if you were a rainbow with gold at both ends.”~ Author-Poet Aberjhani, Journey through the Power of the Rainbow: Quotations from a Life Made Out of Poetry Book (Amazon)
“You are not what you are; You are darkness looking for light within”~ Dejan Stojanovic
“We are not human beings having a spiritual experience. We are spiritual beings having a human experience.” ~ Pierre Teilhard de Chardin
“The yoga pose you avoid the most you need the most.” ~ Anonymous
“We are all connected; To each other, biologically – To the earth, chemically – To the rest of the universe atomically.” ~ Neil DeGrasse Tyson
“Give up competing with yourself and simply see the honesty in your effort.” ~ Kate Potter
“Freedom is not a concept in yoga, but an experience felt as our nature shines forth, unburdened, unattached, free of the ego.” ~ Kate Potter
“When you possess light within, you see it externally” ~ Anais Nin
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