20 Inspiring B.K.S Iyengar Quotes

B.K.S Iyengar is an inspirational yogi who founded Iyengar yoga. Around the world, he's considered one of yoga's first teachers. He wrote many inspirational works such as Light on Yoga. He helped and is credited for making yoga an international success.Here are 20 inspiring B.K.S Iyengar quotes:
‘The hardness of a diamond is part of its usefulness, but its true value is in the light that shines through it.’
‘You do not need to seek freedom in a different land, for it exists with your own body, heart, mind, and soul.’
‘Do not think of yourself as a small, compressed, suffering thing. Think of yourself as graceful and expanding, no matter how unlikely it may seem at the time.’
 “Be inspired but not proud.” 
‘Love begets courage, moderation creates abundance and humility generates power’
‘Breath is the king of mind.’
‘If the practice of today damages the practice of tomorrow, it is not correct practice.’
‘You must purge yourself before finding faults in others. When you see a mistake in somebody else, try to find if you are making the same mistake.’
‘Yoga is a mirror to look at ourselves from within.’
‘Change is not something that we should fear. Rather, it is something that we should welcome. For without change, nothing in this world would ever grow or blossom, and no one in this world would ever move forward to become the person they’re meant to be.’
“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.” 
‘Yoga is a light, which once lit, will never dim. The better your practice, the brighter the flame.’
“Do not aim low, you will miss the mark. Aim high and you will be on a threshold of bliss.” 
‘Nothing is achieved by a mind that doubts’
‘I don’t bring yesterday’s poses to today’s practice. I know yesterday’s poses, but when I practice today I become a beginner. I don’t want yesterday’s experience. I want to see what new understanding may come in addition to what I felt up to now.’
 “Yoga does not just change the way we see things, it transforms the person who sees.” 
“There is no progress toward ultimate freedom without transformation, and this is the key issue in all lives.”
‘Life itself seeks fulfillment as plants seek sunlight.’
'The body is my temple, asanas are my prayers.'
“I always tell people live happily, die majestically.”
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