18 soulful quotes to celebrate international yoga day

18 soulful quotes to celebrate international yoga day
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The International Day of Yoga is a special day celebrated worldwide on June 21st each year. It is a day dedicated to the practice and promotion of yoga, an ancient practice that originated in India.

Yoga is more than just physical exercise. It is a holistic approach to health and well-being, involving the body, mind, and spirit. Through yoga, people learn to connect with themselves and find inner peace.

The International Day of Yoga holds great significance because it brings people from different cultures and backgrounds together to celebrate and embrace the benefits of yoga. It promotes harmony and unity among individuals and communities.

On this day, people participate in various yoga events, such as group yoga sessions, workshops, and meditation sessions. They learn different yoga poses and breathing techniques that help relax the body and calm the mind.

So, on this special occasion, let us come together and embrace the practice of yoga, celebrating its significance and spreading its positive influence far and wide.

Here are some quotes to honor and celebrate the International Day of Yoga:

1. "Yoga is the journey of the self, through the self, to the self." - The Bhagavad Gita

2. "Yoga is the dance of every cell with the music of every breath that creates inner serenity and harmony." - Debasish Mridha

3. "Yoga is not about touching your toes, it's about what you learn on the way down." - Jigar Gor

4. "Yoga is the perfect opportunity to be curious about who you are." - Jason Crandell

5. "Yoga is the fountain of youth. You're only as young as your spine is flexible." - Bob Harper

6. "Yoga is the space where flower blossoms and minds open." - Amit Ray

7.  "Yoga is the practice of quieting the mind and connecting with the divine within." - Patanjali

8. "Yoga teaches us to cure what need not be endured and endure what cannot be cured." - B.K.S. Iyengar

9. "Yoga is the art of living a happy, healthy, and harmonious life." - Yogi Bhajan

10. "Yoga is not about self-improvement, it's about self-acceptance." - Gurmukh Kaur Khalsa

11. "Yoga is the fountain of youth. You're only as young as your spine is flexible." - Bob Harper

12. "Yoga is a light that once lit, will never dim. The better your practice, the brighter your flame." - B.K.S. Iyengar

13. "Yoga is not a work-out, it is a work-in. It guides me to discover my inner strength, balance, and connection." - Donna Farhi

14. "Yoga is the journey of bringing together the mind, body, and spirit to create harmony within ourselves and the world." - Naveen Jain

15. "Yoga is the art of transforming chaos into beauty." - Rolf Gates

16. "Yoga is the practice of returning to what you already are." - Sharon Gannon

17. "Yoga is the dance of breath and movement, bringing balance and harmony to the body, mind, and spirit." - Unknown

18. “Yoga is an invaluable gift of India’s ancient tradition. It embodies unity of mind and body; thought and action; restraint and fulfilment; harmony between man and nature; a holistic approach to health and wellbeing. It is not about exercise but to discover a sense of oneness with yourself, the world, and nature." - Narendra Modi

These quotes capture the essence and wisdom of yoga, inviting us to explore the transformative and soul-nourishing aspects of the practice.