October 21, 2016

B.K.S. Iyengar Quotes- Share and Inspire

B.K.S. Iyengar Quotes

“A fusion of nature and soul.”


B.K.S. Iyengar Quotes

“Action is movement with intelligence. The world is filled with movement. What the world needs is more conscious movement, more action.” 

“Action is movement with intelligence.” 


“All games are meaningless if you do not know the rules.” 

“An opening is like a doorway, and there is no such thing as a doorway that you can only go through one way. Yes, we are trying to penetrate in, but what is trying to come out to meet us? It” 


B.K.S. Iyengar Quotes

“Anything physical is always changing, therefore, its reality is not constant, not eternal.” 

“As animals, we walk the earth. As bearers of divine essence, we are among the stars. As human beings, we are caught in the middle, seeking to reconcile the paradox of how to make our way upon earth while striving for something more permanent and more profound.” 

“As breath stills our mind, our energies are free to unhook from the senses and bend inward.” 

“As we explore the soul, it is important to remember that this exploration will take place within nature (the body), for that is where and what we are.” 

“Asana has two facets, pose and repose. Pose is the artistic assumption of a position. ‘Reposing in the pose’ means finding the perfection of a pose and maintaining it, reflecting in it with penetration of the intelligence and with dedication.”

“Asana is perfect firmness of body, steadiness of intelligence, and benevolence of spirit.” 

“Asanas maintain the strength and health of the body, without which little progress can be made. Asanas keep the body in harmony with nature.” 

“Be inspired but not proud.” 

“Breath is the king of mind.” 

“Breath is the vehicle of consciousness and so, by its slow measured observation and distribution, we learn to tug our attention away from external desires toward a judicious, intelligent awareness.” 

“By drawing our senses of perception inward, we are able to experience the control, silence, and quietness of the mind.” 

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“disturbances of the mind and emotions fade away, and we are able to see true reality.” 

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“Do not aim low, you will miss the mark. Aim high and you will be on a threshold of bliss.” 

“hallar un equilibrio de polaridad, no el antagonismo de la dualidad.” 

“Health is a state of complete harmony of the body, mind and spirit. When one is free from physical disabilities and mental distractions, the gates of the soul open.” 

“If we become aware of its limitations and compulsions, we can transcend them.” 

“It is Einstein’s famous equation E=MC^2, in which E is energy (rajas), M is mass (tamas), and C is the speed of light (sattva). Energy, mass, and light are endlessly bound together in the universe.” 

“It is through the alignment of the body that I discovered the alignment of my mind, self, and intelligence.” 

“It is through your body that you realize you are a spark of divinity.” 

“Life itself seeks fulfillment as plants seek sunlight.” 

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“Love begets courage, moderation creates abundance and humility generates power.” 

“Meditation is oneness, when there is no longer time, sex, or country. The moment when, after you have concentrated on doing a pose (or anything else) perfectly, you hold it and then forget everything, not because you want to forget but because you are concentrated: this is meditation.” 

“Nothing can be forced, receptivity is everything.” 

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“One’s spiritual realization lies in none other than how one walks among and interacts with one’s fellow beings.” 

“Our flawed mechanisms of perception and thought are not a cause for grief, but an opportunity to evolve, for an internal evolution of consciousness that will also make possible, in a sustainable form, our aspirations toward what we call individual success and global progress.” 

“Our Parusa or Universal Soul is an abiding reality. It is logical, but remains conceptual to our minds under we experience it;s realization within ourselves.” 

“Patañjali is saying that yoga is a preventive healing art, science and philosophy, by which we build up robust health in body and mind and construct a defensive strength with which to deflect or counteract afflictions that are as yet unperceived afflictions.” 

“Spirituality is not some external goal that one must seek, but a part of the divine core of each of us, which we must reveal.” 

“The hardness of a diamond is part of its usefulness, but its true value is in the light that shines through it.” 

“The head is the seat of intelligence. The heart is the seat of emotion.” 

“The physical body is not only a temple for our soul, but the means by which we embark on the inward journey toward the core.”

“The union of nature and soul removes the veil of ignorance that covers our intelligence.” 

“There is a universal reality in ourselves that aligns us with a universal reality that is everywhere.” 

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B.K.S. Iyengar Quotes

“There is no difference in souls, only the ideas about ourselves that we wear.” 

“There is no progress toward ultimate freedom without transformation, and this is the key issue in all lives.” 

“There is only one reality, but there are many ways that reality can be interpreted.” 

“To my father, Bellur Krishnamachar, my mother, Seshamma, and my birthplace, Bellur”

“True concentration is an unbroken thread of awareness.” 

“We are a little piece of continual change, looking at an infinite quantity of continual change.” 

“We must create a marriage between the awareness of the body and that of the mind. When two parties do not cooperate, there is unhappiness on both sides.” 

“We often fool ourselves that we are concentrating because we fix our attention on wavering objects.” 

“When we free ourselves from physical disabilities, emotional disturbances, and mental distractions, we open the gates to our soul.” 

“When you have an anger, irritability, or disappointment mound, the conditioned reflex works like this: Suppose you’re irritable with your parents, and your mother comes into the room. She might only say “Dinner’s ready,” but the irritability reflex is ready to spring up.” 

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“Without education, confidence does not come.” 

“Yoga allows you to find a new kind of freedom that you may not have known even existed.” 

“Yoga allows you to find an inner peace that is not ruffled and riled by the endless stresses and struggles of life.” 

“Yoga allows you to rediscover a sense of wholeness in your life, where you do not feel like you are constantly trying to fit broken pieces together.” 

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

“Yoga is about the will, working with intelligence and self-reflexive consciousness, can free us from the inevitability of the wavering mind and outwardly directed senses.” 


“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.” 

“You do not need to seek freedom in a different land, for it exists with your own body, heart, mind, and soul.” 

“You exist without the feeling of existence.” 

“You have to create love and affection for your body, for what it can do for you. Love” 


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