International Day of Yoga Quotes: Here are some best wishes and quotes by PM Modi, BKS Iyengar, Swami Vivekananda, and more to share on WhatsApp and Facebook this International Yoga Day.
Yoga is derived from the Sanskrit word “yog“, which means “yoking” or “union”. Yoga not only keeps us physically fit but also takes care of our mental health. Every year International Yoga Day is celebrated on June 21.
“Yoga is a light, which once lit will never dim. The better your practice, the brighter your flame.” — B.K.S. Iyengar
“Yoga begins with listening. When we listen, we are giving space to what is.” — Richard Freeman
”You cannot do yoga. Yoga is your natural state. What you can do are yoga exercises, which may reveal to you where you are resisting your natural state.” — Sharon Gannon
Yoga is not a work-out, it is a work-in. And this is the point of spiritual practice; to make us teachable; to open up our hearts and focus our awareness so that we can know what we already know and be who we already are.” — Rolf Gates
“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
“True yoga is not about the shape of your body, but the shape of your life. Yoga is not to be performed; it is to be lived. Yoga doesn’t care about what you have been; it cares about the person you are becoming. Yoga is designed for a vast and profound purpose, and for it to be truly called yoga, its essence must be embodied.” — Aadil Palkhivala, Fire of Love
“In karma yoga, no effort is ever lost, and there is no harm. Even a little practice of this discipline protects one from great fear of birth and death.” – Bhagavad Gita
“Yoga is essentially a practice for your soul, working through the medium of your body.” -Tara Fraser
*Yoga is an invaluable gift of India’s ancient tradition. It embodies unity of mind and body; thought and action; restraint and fulfillment; harmony between man and nature; a holistic approach to health and well-being. It is not about exercise but to discover the sense of oneness with yourself, the world, and nature. Changing our lifestyle and creating consciousness, can help in well-being. – Narendra Modi, Prime Minister of India
“As you breathe in, cherish yourself. As you breathe out, cherish all beings.” -Dalai Lama
“To perform every action artfully is yoga.” – Swami Kripalu
“Yoga is almost like music in a way; there’s no end to it. – Sting, musician
“Exercises are like prose, whereas yoga is the poetry of movements. Once you understand the grammar of yoga; you can write your poetry of movements.” – Amit Ray
“You have to grow from the inside out. None can teach you none can make you spiritual. There is no other teacher but your own soul. – Swami Vivekananda
“Yoga is all about creating a balance in your life. It is about balancing your senses, balancing your body, soul, and mind in order to live healthily and live in peace. Wishing you a peaceful and healthy life on International Yoga Day.
Happy International Yoga day!