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International Yoga Day

Yoga is generally celebrated on 21 June as an international yoga day, which recognized 2 years ago in 2014 by the United Nations General Assembly On 11 December.

Yoga is the ancient art of healing your body, which provides the strength and energy to our body and purifies our soul.

The prime minister announced this on the UN General Assembly, and there is a logic behind this day as It is also considered as the longest day in the northern hemisphere.

Yoga is one of the best exercises for your mind and mental clarity if you seeking for peace. Therefore there is a lot of International yoga day quotes to celebrate this day.

However, if you are feeling any stress or going through any disease like blood pressure, diabetes, thyroid or other, that you can tackle with them with the help of yoga as well.

Let’s find some International yoga day quotes and find which one suits you better.

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30+ International Yoga Day Quotes

“The best thing you could do is master the chaos in you. You are not thrown into the fire, you are the fire”.

Mama Indigo

“True meditation is about being fully present with everything that is–including discomfort and challenges. It is not an escape from life.”

Craig Hamilton

“Yoga is that Light, which, if you can lit once; will Never get Dimmed, the more you Practice, the Brighter the Flame will be.”

“For Me, yoga is not just a workout it’s about working on yourself”.

Mary Glove
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“Yoga has a sly, clever way of short-circuiting the mental patterns that cause anxiety”

Baxter Bell

“The yoga mat is a good place to turn when talk therapy and antidepressants aren’t enough.”

Amy Weintraub

“Yoga takes us to the present moment, the only place where life exists.”

“Yoga introduces you to as way of rediscovering yourself a sense of completeness gets in tune with life”

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“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 invigoration in relaxation, Freedom in routine, Confidence through self-control, Energy within and energy without.”

Ymber Delecto

“The most powerful tool to control what’s going inside you is yoga; so practice it and meet the new you.”

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“Yoga Implies, addition of Energy and subtraction of wasting energy, Strengthen the Beauty of Body, Mind And Soul, With Yoga”.

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“A photographer gets people to pose for him. A yoga instructor gets people to pose for themselves.”

T. Guillemets

“Yoga is invigoration in relaxation, Freedom in routine, Confidence through self-control, Energy within and energy without.”

Ymber Delecto

“Before you’ve practiced, the theory is useless. After you’ve practiced, the theory is obvious.”

Ymber Delecto

“Know the Real you, Read your soul, and travel through your own self through Yoga”.

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“A healthy mind lives in a healthy body and to remain healthy, there is nothing better than Yoga, which has several proven benefits.”

“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.”

Sri Krishna Pattabhi Jois

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“When the breath wanders the mind also is unsteady. But when the breath is calmed the mind too will be still, and the yogi achieves long life. Therefore, one should learn to control the breath.”

Hatha Yoga Pradipika

“Rediscover yourself, and get one step closer to a positive lifestyle”.

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“Yoga does not always cure stress. It neutralizes it through increasing awareness and by changing self-perception.”

Debasish Mridha

”It would be a shame to lose the precious jewel of liberation in the mud of ignorant body building.”

Sri Krishna Pattabhi Jois

”The ultimate goal of yoga is to always observe things accurately, and therefore never act in a way that will make us regret our actions later.”

T.K.V. Desikachar

“The Yoga mat is a good place to turn when talk therapy and antidepressants aren’t enough”.
Mary Glover

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”Yoga begins right where I am – not where I was yesterday or where I long to be.”

Linda Sparrowe

“Change only happens in the present moment. The past is already done. The future is just energy and intention.”

Kino MacGregor

“Ignorance, egoism, attachment, hatred and clinging to bodily life are the five obstacles.”
Mary Glover

“Yoga does not just change the way we see things, it transforms the person who sees”.

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“Ignorance, egoism, attachment, hatred and clinging to bodily life are the five obstacles.”

Patanjali, The Yoga Sutras

“Yoga is not just repetition of few postures – it is more about the exploration and discovery of the subtle energies of life.”

Amit Ray

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“It is better to live your own destiny imperfectly than to live an imitation of somebody else’s life with perfection.”

Bhagavad Gita

“It is not arrogant or egotistical to feel good inside. You had nothing to do with it. It’s simply the honest response to clearly perceived Reality.

Erich Schiffman

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“Raise your words, not voice. It is rain that grows flowers, not thunder.”


“Yoga is for internal cleansing, not external exercising. Yoga means true self-knowledge.”

Sri Krishna Pattabhi Jois

“One of the fundamental principles of yoga: a small action done repeatedly can make an enormous difference.”

Dr. Timothy McCall

“The best thing you could do is master the chaos in you. You are not thrown into the fire, you are the fire”.

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“The very heart of yoga practice is abhyasa – steady effort in the direction you want to go.”

Sally Kempton

“The peace of God is with them whose mind and soul are in harmony, who are free from desire and wrath, who know their own soul.”

Bhagavad Gita

“Fear less, hope more; eat less, chew more; whine less, breathe more; talk less, say more; hate less, love more; and all good things are yours.”

Swedish Proverb

“When you are far away from reality, your fantasy won’t work.”

Yogi Bhajan

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

Indra Devi

A good meditation, even when it is interrupted by occasional nodding, is much more beneficial than many outward religious exercises.

By – Johannes Tauler

“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.”

By – Ravi Ravindra

“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.” 

By – Sri Dharma Mittra

”The gift of learning to meditate is the greatest gift you can give yourself in this lifetime.”

By – Sogyal Rinpoche


“Meditation is painful in the beginning but it bestows immortal Bliss and supreme joy in the end.”

By – Swami Sivananda

“That’s exactly how it is in yoga. The places where you have the most resistance are actually the places that are going to be the areas of the greatest liberation.”

By – Rodney Yee

“Undisturbed calmness of mind is attained by cultivating friendliness toward the happy, compassion for the unhappy, delight in the virtuous, and indifference toward the wicked.”

By – Patanjali

“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.”

By – Rolf Gates

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Mindful meditation has been discovered to foster the ability to inhibit those very quick emotional impulses.

By – Daniel Goleman


“Words fail to convey the total value of yoga. It has to be experienced.”

By – BKS Iyengar

“If we know the divine art of concentration, if we know the divine art of meditation, if we know the divine art of contemplation, easily and consciously we can unite the inner world and the outer world. “

By – Sri Chinmoy

“Many paths are possible; whichever path is sincerely traveled leads to inner peace.”

By – Bhagavad Gita

”Inner peace begins the moment you choose not to allow another person or event to control your emotions.”

By – Kathryn Budig

“True yoga is not about the shape of your body, but the shape of your life. Yoga is not to be performed; yoga is to be lived. Yoga doesn’t care about what you have been; yoga 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.”

By – Aadil Palkhivala


“Those who eat too much or eat too little, who sleep too much or sleep too little, will not succeed in meditation. But those who are temperate in eating and sleeping, work and recreation, will come to the end of sorrow through meditation.”

By – Bhagavad Gita

“Have only love in your heart for others. The more you see the good in them, the more you will establish well in yourself.”

By – Paramahansa Yogananda

“Learning to be present with yourself and to abide in that which is steady and comfortable does not allow space for self-judgment. When you live this way, you are practicing yoga: you are living fully.”

By – Judith Hanson Lasater

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“In our uniquely human capacity to connect movement with breath and spiritual meaning, yoga is born.”

By – Gurmukh Kaur Khalsa


“Peace comes from within. Do not seek it without.”

By – Gautama Buddha

“Just enjoy yourself. For many years I mistook discipline as ambition. Now I believe it to be more about consistency. Do get on the mat. Practice and life are not that different.”

By – Judith Hanson Lasater

“Through meditation and by giving full attention to one thing at a time, we can learn to direct attention where we choose. “

By – Eknath Easwaran

“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.”

By – Joel Kramer

“One becomes firmly established in practice only after attending to it for a long time, without interruption and with an attitude of devotion.”

By – Yoga Sutra


”The attitude of gratitude is the highest yoga” 

By – Yogi Bhajan

“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.”

By – Donna Farhi

“Inhale, and God approaches you. Hold the inhalation, and God remains with you. Exhale, and you approach God. Hold the exhalation, and surrender to God.”

By – Krishnamacharya

“Yoga is a method to come to a nondreaming mind. Yoga is the science to be in the here and now.” 

By – Osho

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“Whatever forms of meditation you practice, the most important point is to apply mindfulness continuously and make a sustained effort. It is unrealistic to expect results from meditation within a short period of time. What is required is continuous sustained effort.”

By – Dalai Lama

“Yoga is 99% practice and 1% theory.”

By – K. Pattabhi Jois

“The word yoga comes from Sanskrit, the language of ancient India. It means union, integration, or wholeness. It is an approach to health that promotes the harmonious collaboration of the human being’s three components: body, mind, and spirit.”

By – Stella Weller

Wrapping Up

I hope you like the collection of our International yoga day Quotes, we have tried to list one of the best yoga quotes that can help you and encourage you to start investing in your self.

Although we can not guarantee that these international yoga day quotes make you’re a perfect yogi, for that you have to start working and adopt the lifestyle as well. But these yoga quotes can add some rays of the sunshine in your cloudy life.

Thanks for being with me throughout the post, Keep sharing these lovely yoga quotes with your friends, students, and family member.

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