Inspirational Yoga Meditation Quotes for Calm Mindfulness

Sometimes a person suffers from problems and it becomes difficult to get out of them, in which case yoga is the best exercise. Yoga removes all the worries of a person and provides peace, the condition is that it should be done wholeheartedly and consistently. Here are inspirational yoga meditation quotes that will help you build your mind and achieve your goals.

Meditation is a way for nourishing and blossoming the divinity within you. – Amit Ray


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

Yoga teaches you how to listen to your body. –Mariel Hemingway

Feelings come and go like clouds in a windy sky. Conscious breathing is my anchor. – Thich Nhat Hanh

The ability to observe without evaluating is the highest form of intelligence. – Jiddu Krishnamurti

Mindfulness is a way of befriending ourselves and our experience. -Jon Kabat-Zinn


That’s life: starting over, one breath at a time. – Sharon Salzberg

You cannot control the results, only your actions. – Allan Lokos

What would it be like if I could accept life – accept this moment – exactly as it is? – Tara Brach

Looking at beauty in the world, is the first step of purifying the mind. – Amit Ray

Paradise is not a place; it’s a state of consciousness. – Sri Chinmoy


Suffering usually relates to wanting things to be different than they are. – Allan Lokos

Observe the space between your thoughts, then observe the observer. – Hamilton Boudreaux

Whatever the present moment contains, accept it as if you had chosen it. Always work with it, not against it. – Eckhart Tolle

With meditation, you begin to relax in your seat and just watch the movie of life. – Ken Wilber

That’s why it’s called a practice. We have to practice a practice if it is to be of value. – Peace Pilgrim


Nature is just enough; but men and women must comprehend and accept her suggestions.- Antoinette Brown Blackwell

Those who contemplate the beauty of the earth find reserves of strength that will endure as long as life lasts. – Rachel Carson

There is something infinitely healing in the repeated refrains of nature – the assurance that dawn comes after night, and spring after winter. -Rachel Carson

The butterfly counts not months but moments, and has time enough. – Rabindranath Tagore

Your soul is your best friend. Treat it with care, nurture it with growth, feed it with love. – Ashourina Yalda


Every time you smile at someone, it is an action of love, a gift to that person, a beautiful thing. – Mother Teresa

Go from a human being doing yoga to a human being yoga. – Baron Baptiste

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

When one door of happiness closes, another opens, but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one that has been opened for us. – Helen Keller

Yoga is the methodology with which to unveil the miracle that exists right in front of our faces and inside ourselves. – Rodney Yee


When you find peace within yourself, you become the kind of person who can live at peace with others. -Peace Pilgrim

Don’t move the way fear makes you move. Move the way love makes you move. Move the way joy makes you move. -Osho

I have been a seeker and I still am, but I stopped asking the books and the stars. I started listening to the teaching of my Soul. – Rumi

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. – Rolf Gates

The nature of yoga is to shine the light of awareness into the darkest corners of the body. – Jason Crandell


When one tugs at a single thing in nature, he finds it attached to the rest of the world. -John Muir

I took a walk in the woods and came out taller than the trees. -Henry David Thoreau

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

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

Nothing ever goes away until it has taught us what we need to know. – Pema Chodron


The true miracle lies in our eagerness to allow, appreciate, and honor the uniqueness, and freedom of each sentient being to sing the song of their heart. – Amit Ray

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

Thousands of candles can be lighted from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared. – Buddha

There is only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that’s your own self. – Aldous Huxley

Every morning we are born again. What we do today is what matters most. – Buddha


Altogether, the idea of meditation is not to create states of ecstasy or absorption, but to experience being. – Chogyam Trungpa

Mindfulness isn’t difficult, we just need to remember to do it. – Sharon Salzberg

Open the window of your mind. Allow the fresh air, new lights and new truths to enter. – Amit Ray

Step outside for a while – calm your mind. It is better to hug a tree than to bang your head against a wall continually. – Rasheed Ogunlaru

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


  • Understanding someone’s suffering is the best gift you can give another person. Understanding is love’s other name. If you don’t understand, you can’t love. -Thich Nhat Hanh
  • People have a hard time letting go of their suffering. Out of a fear of the unknown, they prefer suffering that is familiar. -Thich Nhat Hanh
  • To think in terms of either pessimism or optimism oversimplifies the truth. The problem is to see reality as it is -Thich Nhat Hanh
  • Yoga is the journey of the self, through the self, to the self. – The Bhagavad Gita
  • Many people are alive but don’t touch the miracle of being alive. – Thích Nhat Hạnh
  • The present moment is the only time over which we have dominion. – Thích Nhat Hạnh
  • Everything that has a beginning has an ending. Make your peace with that and all will be well. – Jack Kornfield Vipassana
  • Wisdom says we are nothing. Love says we are everything. Between these two our life flows. – Jack Kornfield
  • You are the sky. Everything else is just the weather. – Pema Chodron
  • Few of us ever life in the present. We are forever anticipating what is to come or remembering what has gone. – Louis L’Amour
  • The real question is not whether life exists after death. The real question is whether you are alive before death. – Osho
  • All that is necessary to awaken to yourself as the radiant emptiness of spirit is to stop seeking something different, and to turn your attention inward to the awake silence that you are. – Adyashanti
  • He who has freed himself of the disease of ‘tomorrow’ has a chance to attain what he came here for. – G.I. Gurdjieff
  • Your vision will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes. – Carl Jung
  • A few simple tips for life: feet on the ground, head to the skies, heart open…quiet mind. – Rasheed Ogunlaru
  • Three things can not hide for long: the Moon, the Sun and the Truth. – Buddha
  • Every experience, no matter how bad it seems, holds within it a blessing of some kind. The goal is to find it. – Buddha
  • Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment. – Buddha
  • The stiller you are the calmer life is. – Rasheed Ogunlaru
  • In every walk with nature one receives far more than he seeks. -John Muir
  • Heaven is under our feet as well as over our heads. – Henry David Thoreau
  • I only went out for a walk and finally concluded to stay out till sundown, for going out, I found, was really going in. -John Muir
  • If we surrendered to earth’s intelligence we could rise up rooted, like trees. -Rainer Maria Rilke
  • Man’s heart away from nature becomes hard. -Standing Bear Ponca
  • Love the world as your own self; then you can truly care for all things. -Lao Tzu
  • Adopt the pace of nature. Her secret is patience. -Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • The lover of nature is he whose inward and outward senses are still truly adjusted to each other; who has retained the spirit of infancy even into the era of manhood. His intercourse with heaven and earth, becomes part of his daily food. – Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • 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
  • In the midst of winter, I found there was, within me, an invincible summer. – Albert Camus French
  • There is always room for change, but you have to be open to that change. –Kathryn Budig
  • True meditation is about being fully present with everything that is–including discomfort and challenges. It is not an escape from life. –Craig Hamilton
  • Anyone who practices can obtain success in yoga but not one who is lazy. Constant practice alone is the secret of success. – Hatha Yoga Pradipika
  • Calming the mind is yoga. Not just standing on the head. – Swami Satchidananda
  • Yoga is the perfect opportunity to be curious about who you are. – Jason Crandell
  • Yoga is invigoration in relaxation. Freedom in routine. Confidence through self-control. Energy within and energy without. – Ymber Delecto
  • Yoga is a dance between control and surrender — between pushing and letting go — and when to push and to let go becomes part of the creative process, part of the open-ended exploration of your well-being. – Joel Kramer
  • Yoga is not about tightening your ass. It’s about getting your head out of it. – Eric Paskel
  • The pose begins when you want to get out of it. – Baron Baptiste
  • Take care of your body, it’s the only place you have to live. – Jim Rohn
  • All kidding aside, if everyone did yoga, we would have world peace. – Rory Freedman
  • The future depends on what we do in the present. – Mahatma Gandhi
  • Do not feel lonely. The entire universe is inside of you. – Rumi
  • A flower does not think of competing to the flower next to it. It just blooms. – Zen Shin
  • Doing anything with attention to how you feel is doing yoga. – Jean Couch
  • 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 Iyenga
  • You cannot always control what goes on outside, but you can always control what goes on inside. – Wayne Dyer

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