48 Meaningful Yoga Quotes About Peace To Cultivate Inner Happiness

Yoga quotes about peace

Find the way back to what your heart desires through yoga. Here are 48 inspiring yoga quotes about peace to drive you forward and cultivate inner happiness.

When there is something in your life that you want to get rid of, balance, mindfulness, and inner joy are the keys to unlocking pure bliss. And the right way for any bodily and mental alignment is through yoga.

In this collection, I have rounded up 48 most inspiring yoga quotes about peace to cultivate a sense of joy. 

Yoga Quotes About Peace Through Meditation

  1. “Meditation is silence, energizing and fulfilling. Silent is the eloquent expression of the inexpressible.” – Sri Chinmoy
  2. “The primary aim of yoga is to restore the mind to simplicity, peace, and poise, to free it from confusion and distress.” – B.K.S. Iyengar
  3. “When we meditate, we have to feel that we are entering into something vast and infinite: the vast ocean or the infinite blue sky. We are trying to plunge into something boundless and measureless. All around us is the infinite blue sky where peace is reigning supreme.” – Sri Chinmoy
  4. “Yoga is the golden key that unlocks the door to peace, tranquility, and joy.” – B.K.S. Iyengar
  5. “Yoga is a way to freedom. By its constant practice, we can free ourselves from fear, anguish and loneliness.” – Indra Devi
Yoga with candle light

6. “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. Iyengar

7. “Breath is the king of mind” – B.K.S. Iyengar

8. “Yoga does not just change the way we see things, it transforms the person who sees” – B.K.S. Iyengar “Breath is the king of mind” – B.K.S. Iyengar

9. “If every eight years old in the world is taught meditation then, we will eliminate violence from the world within one generation” – Dalai Lama

10. “The body is your temple. Keep it pure and clean for the soul to reside in.” – B.K.S. Iyengar

Yoga Quotes About Peace About The Lotus 

11. “From life to life, never finding peace. If you are filled with desire your sorrows swell like the grass after the rain. But if you subdue desire your sorrows shall fall from you like drops of water from a lotus flower.” – Buddha

12. “Out of the mud of your fears, struggles, pain, and confusion, the lotus flower of your inner heart will spontaneously grow.” – Buddha

13. “When the mind is silent like a lake the lotus blossoms.” – Amit Ray

14. “Whenever you should doubt your self-worth, remember the lotus flower. Even though it plunges to life from beneath the mud, it does not allow the dirt that surrounds it to affect its growth or beauty.” – Suzy Kassem

15. “If you feel lost, disappointed, hesitant, or weak, return to yourself, to who you are, here and now and when you get there, you will discover yourself, like a lotus flower in full bloom, even in a muddy pond, beautiful and strong.” – Masaru Emoto

Lotus flower in the pond

16. “Seeing the mud around a lotus is pessimism, seeing a lotus in the mud is optimism.” – Amit Kalantri

17. “Out of suffering, a lotus flower of happiness can open.” – Thich Nhat Hanh

18. “Enlightenment is blossoming the thousand-petaled lotus flower on the top of the head.” – Amit Ray

19. “The sacred lotus not only creates a relaxing sensation of euphoria, and increases vibrations of the heart, but also triggers genetic memory – and good memory with an awakened heart ushers wisdom.” – Suzy Kassem

20. “Your heart is full of fertile seeds, waiting to sprout. Just as a lotus flower springs from the mire to bloom splendidly, the interaction of the cosmic breath causes the flower of the spirit to bloom and bear fruit in this world.” – Morihei Ueshiba

Yoga Quotes About Peace Through Balance And Harmony

21. “The yoga pose is not the goal. Becoming flexible is not the goal. Standing on your hands is not the goal. The goal is serenity. Balance. Truly finding peace in your own skin.” – Rachel Brathen

22. “Yoga is the dance of every cell with the music of every breath that creates  inner serenity and harmony.” – Debasish Mridha

23. “Yoga is like music, the rhythm of the body, the melody of the mind, and the harmony of the soul creates the symphony of life.” – B.K.S. Iyengar

24. “If you seek peace, be still. If you seek wisdom, be silent. If you seek love, be yourself.” – Becca Lee

25. “In asana practice, we learn to cherish each breath, to cherish every cell in our bodies. The time we spend on the mat is love in action.” – Rolf Gates

Yoga in nature

26. “Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.” – Mahatma Gandhi

27. “Yoga takes you closer to your true nature. Yoga, with its techniques, helps you to harmonize with nature. Peace is our very nature, and Yoga leads you to inner peace.” – Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

28. “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

29. “Balance is not something you find, it’s something you create.” – Jana Kingsford

30. “In movement there is balance. In balance there is movement. Yoga is all about balance. Within and Without. Above, Below. Front, Behind. Male, Female, In, Out.” – Mark Whitwell

31. “Yoga is like life. It’s a balance of holding on and letting go.” – Velia Notebook

Yoga Quotes About Peace When You Feel Uninspired

32. “Move your joints every day. You have to find your tricks. Bury your mind deep in your heart, and watch the body move by itself.” – Sri Dharma Mittra

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

34. “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

35. “When the breath control is correct, mind control is possible.”– Sri Krishna Pattabhi Jois

Self-care isn't selfish

36. “Yoga begins with listening. When we listen, we are giving space to what is.” – Richard Freeman

37. “Yoga is the stilling of the changing states of the mind.” – Patanjali

38. “The success of yoga does not lie in the ability to perform postures but in how it positively changes the way we live our life and our relationships.” – T.K.V Desikachar

39. “Do your practice and all is coming.” – Sri Krishna Pattabhi Jois

40. “For those who have an intense urge for spirit and wisdom, it sits near them waiting.” – Patanjali

41. “Yoga is about rising to a new level of balance and competence in all aspects of life.” – Sadhguru

Yoga Quotes About Peace And Inner Happiness

42. “If you want to be sad, no one in the world can make you happy. But if you make up your mind to be happy, no one and nothing on earth can take that happiness from you.” – Paramahansa Yogananda

43. “In deep, conscious involvement with everything around you, there is no entanglement – there is just joy.” – Sadhguru

44. “Bliss means you have reached to the very innermost core of your being. It belongs to the ultimate depth of your being where even the ego is no more, where only silence prevails; you have disappeared. In joy you exist a little bit, but in bliss you are not. The ego has dissolved; it is a state of nonbeing.” – Osho

45. “There is no path to happiness: happiness is the path.” – Buddha

Living in freedom everyday

46. “The purpose of life is to watch and experience living. To enjoy living every moment of it. And to live in environments, which are calm, quiet, slow, sophisticated, elegant. Just to be. Whether you are naked or you have a golden robe on you, that doesn’t make any difference. The ideal purpose of your life is that you are grateful – great and full – that you are alive, and you enjoy it.” – Yogi Bhajan

47. “Happiness has nothing to do with success, happiness has nothing to do with ambition, happiness has nothing to do with money, power, prestige. Happiness has something to do with your consciousness, not with your character.” – Osho

48. “If you are quiet enough, you will hear the flow of the universe. You will feel its rhythm. Go with this flow. Happiness lies ahead. Meditation is key.” – Buddha