Yoga is the practice of quieting the mind.
The wound is the place where the Light enters you.
Meditation brings wisdom; lack of meditation leaves ignorance. Know well what leads you forward and what holds you back, and choose the path that leads to wisdom.
The success of Yoga does not lie in the ability to perform postures but in how it positively changes the way we live our life and our relationships.
When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be.
Healthy plants and trees yield abundant flowers and fruits. Similarly, from a healthy person, smiles and happiness shine forth like the rays of the sun.
You cannot do yoga. Yoga is your natural state.
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.
I cannot always control what goes on outside. But I can always control what goes on inside.
The most important pieces of equipment you need for doing yoga are your body and your mind.
When you inhale, you are taking the strength from God. When you exhale, it represents the service you are giving to the world.
Yoga teaches us to cure what need not be endured and endure what cannot be cured.
Yoga is not a religion. It is a science, science of well-being, science of youthfulness, science of integrating body, mind, and soul.
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.
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. We don't transcend our lives; we return to the life we left behind in the hopes of something better.
In the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.
Change is not something that we should fear. Rather, it is something that we should welcome. For without change, nothing in this world would ever grow or blossom, and no one in this world would ever move forward to become the person they're meant to be.
The asanas are useful maps to explore yourself, but they are not the territory.
Be a lamp to yourself. Be your own confidence. Hold on to the truth within yourself as to the only truth.
Yoga cultivates the ways of maintaining a balanced attitude in day-to-day life and endows skill in the performance of one's actions.
Action is movement with intelligence. The world is filled with movement. What the world needs is more conscious movement, more action.
There will always be people who can do it better than you, but that's a good thing! Start to see competition as inspiration — without envy.
Be at least as interested in what goes on inside you as what happens outside. If you get the inside right, the outside will fall into place.
Giving to others is the greatest gift you can give yourself.
Move, but don't move the way fear makes you move.
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