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50+ Best International Yoga Day Quotes, Wishes with Images

Yoga is a great way to stay healthy and fit, as well as to nurture your mind, body, and spirit. What better way to celebrate International Yoga Day than with some inspiring words to motivate you on your journey?

Here you will find some of the best International yoga day quotes about yoga from yogis around the world. Use these quotes to stay motivated and inspired in your yoga practice.

25 International Yoga Day Quotes

“Yoga is not about self-improvement, it’s about self-acceptance.” – Gurmukh Kaur Khalsa

“Yoga is the journey of the self, through the self, to the self.” – Bhagavad Gita

“Yoga is one of the greatest gifts you can give your body and soul.”

“Yoga is an invitation to start from where we are.” – Max Strom

“Yoga is a light, which once lit, will never dim. The better your practice, the brighter the flame” – B.K.S. Iyengar

“Yoga is the practice of quieting the mind.” – Patanjali

“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.” – Narendra Modi

“Yoga is the fountain of youth. You’re only as young as your spine is flexible.” – Bob Harper

“Yoga does not care how you look in your practice, only how you feel.” – Jill Miller

“Yoga is a way to freedom. By its constant practice, we can free ourselves from fear, anguish, and loneliness.” – Indra Devi

“Yoga is the perfect opportunity to be curious about who you are.” – Jason Crandell

“Yoga is the dance of every cell with the music of every breath that creates inner serenity and harmony.” – Debasish Mridha

“Yoga is a way of moving into stillness in order to experience the truth of who you are.” – Erich Schiffmann

“Yoga requires you to find stillness in the midst of movement.” – Jaggi Vasudev

“Yoga is the perfect combination of science and spirit. It brings together the physical and mental aspects of life into one harmonious experience.” – K. Pattabhi Jois

“Yoga is the practice of self-discovery and the experience of finding joy in each moment.” – Shiva Rea

“Yoga allows you to find an inner peace that is not ruffled and riled by the endless stresses and struggles of life.” – B.K.S. Iyengar

“Yoga is the stilling of the fluctuations of the mind.” ― Patanjali

“The yoga attitude is the very opposite of dogmatism and intolerance.” ― Sri Krishna Prem

“Yoga is not about touching your toes, it’s about what you learn on the way down.” ― Jigar Gor

“Yoga is inviting the body to participate in reclaiming our awareness.” — Jeff Foster

“Yoga is the perfect way to nurture both body and soul.”

“Yoga is not a religion, it is a way of living that aims towards a healthy mind in a healthy body.” – Amit Ray

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

“Yoga is the artwork of awareness on the canvas of body, mind, and soul.” – Amey Mathews

25 Quotes on International Yoga Day

“Yoga is about reclaiming the inner landscape of our body, heart, and soul.” – Rod Stryker

“Yoga is not just a way to de-stress it’s a way to reconnect with your higher self.”

“Yoga is a means to a higher end, a path to liberation from the bondage of materialistic existence.” – B.K.S. Iyengar

“Yoga is the practice of returning to wholeness by tuning in to our original nature—love.” – Dharma Mittra

“Yoga is the unifying art of transforming dharma into action, be it through inspired thought, properly nurturing our children, or painting a masterpiece.” – Amit Ray

“Yoga is the celebration of oneness in the diversity of existence.” – Sivananda

“Yoga is the perfect opportunity to be curious about who you are.” – Jason Crandell

“Yoga is an inner journey to explore inner peace and tranquility.”

“Yoga is a light which once lit will never dim, the better your practice the brighter the flame.” – B.K.S. Iyengar

“Yoga is a way of life that encourages you to reach out to a deeper sense of yourself.” – Swami Prabhavananda

“Yoga is not about tightening the body, but loosening the mind.” – Sharath Jois

“Yoga is not about mastering postures, it is about developing awareness.”

“Yoga is a journey of self-exploration.” – Yogi Bhajan

“Yoga is not about competition or trying to be the best, it’s about devotion and being present.” – Parvati

“Yoga is a powerful vehicle for change.” – Lara Dutta

“Yoga means union with our true self and discovering the divine presence within.” – Amey Mathews

“Yoga is about connecting the body, mind, and soul.”

“Yoga is about understanding and accepting oneself completely.”

“Yoga is invigoration in relaxation. Freedom in routine. Confidence through self-control.”

“Yoga does not remove us from the reality or responsibilities of everyday life but rather places our feet firmly and resolutely in the practical ground of experience.” – Pattabhi Jois

“Yoga is a dance between control and surrender — between pushing and letting go — and when to push and when to let go becomes part of the creative process, part of the open-ended exploration of your being.” — Joel Kramer

“Yoga allows you to rediscover a sense of wholeness in your life, where you do not feel like you are constantly trying to fit broken pieces together.” – B.K.S. Iyengar

“Yoga is the process of getting rid of all kinds of suffering, all kinds of negative tendencies; it is also the process of developing the positive within you.” – Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev

“Yoga promotes just the right balance between body and mind. For this reason, one soon realizes that yoga is much more than physical exercise; it is a lifestyle.” – Kausthub Desikachar

“Yoga is not a workout, 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

End Words on International Yoga Day Quotes

Celebrating International Yoga Day is a great way to recognize the many benefits of yoga and to promote its positive effects on physical health and mental well-being.

Quotes from renowned yoga practitioners, teachers, and enthusiasts provide inspiring words of wisdom to help motivate us to practice yoga and to remember the importance of integrating yogic principles into our daily lives.


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