Patanjali Quotes

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Patañjali was a sage in Hinduism, thought to be the author of a number of Sanskrit works includig the Yoga Sutras, a classical yoga text.

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Best 10 Quotes by Patanjali

“Aversion is a form of bondage. We are tied to what we hate or fear. That is why, in our lives, the same problem, the same danger or difficulty, will present itself over and over again in various prospects, as long as we continue to resist or run away from it instead of examining it and solving it.”

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“If you can control the rising of the mind into ripples, you will experience Yoga.”

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“Success is nearest to those whose efforts are intense and sincere.”

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“The longest journey begins with a single step.”

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“There is always a light within us that is free from all sorrow and grief, no matter how much we may be experiencing suffering.”

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“When you are inspired by some great purpose, some extraordinary project, all your thoughts break their bonds; your mind transcends limitations; your conscious expands in every direction; and you find yourself in a great, new and wonderful world.”

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“Yoga is the practice of quieting the mind.”

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“Yoga is the settling of the mind into silence. When the mind has settled, we are established in our essential nature, which is unbounded Consciousness. Our essential nature is usually overshadowed by the activity of the mind.”

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“Yoga takes you into the present moment, the only place where life exists.”

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"The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali" Quotes

“It is not enough to have intuitions; we must act on them; we must live them.”

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The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali