The International Yoga Day 2016 is celebrated on June 21st. This continues to be celebrated throughout the world every year from the time Yoga was declared to be internationally recognized by the United States General Assembly (USGA) on Dec 11th 2014 by India’s PM Narendra Modi. The practice of Yoga was originated from India for physical, mental and spiritual discipline with the main aim to transform body and mind, physically, mentally and spiritually. The Date June 21 happens to be the longest day of the year in the Northern Hemisphere and shares special significance in many parts of the world. On this Occasion we have picked up few Yoga Quotes below from famous personalities. Go ahead and share this International Yoga Day 2016 Quotes with your loved ones and don’t miss practicing Yoga on this day.
International Yoga Day 2016 Quotes
“Yoga lets people discover the sense of oneness with yourself, the world and the nature” Narendra Modi (PM of India)
“Yoga means union – the union of body with consciousness and consciousness with the soul. Yoga cultivates the ways of maintaining a balanced attitude in day to day life and endows skill in the performance of one’s actions.” B.K.S Iyengar
“Yoga does not just change the way we see things, it transforms the person who sees.” B.K.S. Iyengar
“My Body Is My Temple And Asanas Are My Prayers” B.K.S. Iyengar
“Yoga allows you to find a new kind of freedom that you may not have known even existed.” B.K.S. Iyengar
“Yoga is a light, which once lit, will never dim. The better your practice, the brighter the flame.” B.K.S. Iyengar
“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.”
“Action is movement with intelligence. The world is filled with movement. What the world needs is more conscious movement, more action.” B.K.S. Iyengar
“Yoga allows you to find an inner peace that is not ruffled and riled by the endless stresses and struggles of life.”
“Body is the bow, asana is the arrow, and the soul is the target.” B.K.S. Iyengar
“Focus on keeping your spine straight. It is the job of the spine to keep the brain alert.” B.K.S Iyengar
“Yoga teaches us to cure what need not be endured and endure what cannot be cured.” B.K.S Iyengar
“When you inhale, you are taking the strength from God. When you exhale, it represents the service you are giving to the world.” B.K.S Iyengar
“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.” Krishnamacharya
“The body is your temple. Keep it pure and clean for the soul to reside in.” B.K.S Iyengar
Reading these International Yoga Day 2016 Quotes should definitely inspire you to learn and practice Yoga every day and throughout the year after year.
Happy International Yoga Day 2016 !