“Yoga is all about connecting with your inner conscience. It uplifts you and builds you from within. This reflects on your personality, thoughts, actions, and decisions. It brings the right amount of tranquility to your life and grace to your aura. Amidst the chaos, yoga brings serenity to life. Yoga helps you meet your fitness goals. What one fails to realize is that there are layers to your fitness goals. It may not show on scales or measurements instantly. It gets represented through eternal happiness, mental stability, positive outlook on life and relationships. But most importantly, you garner immense gratitude.”
If the only prayer you said in your whole life was, ‘thank you,’ that would suffice.
— Meister Eckhart
Why wait for a tragic episode to be grateful to the universe? The time is today; the right time is now. Yoga helps you realize the power of the minutest element in your life. Every breath counts; your existence matters. And when you put your energy into thanking nature through Yoga, you gain the most valuable gift- good health.
Cultivating thankfulness for being part of life blossoms into a feeling of being blessed, not in the sense of winning the lottery, but in a more refined appreciation for the interdependent nature of life. It also elicits feelings of generosity, which create further joy. Gratitude can soften a heart that has become too guarded, and it builds the capacity for forgiveness, which creates the clarity of mind that is ideal for spiritual development.
— Phillip Moffitt
Life as we know it is all about the little things. It may not be the point where you win the lottery; it is when you realize you have been blessed dearly. Yoga helps you appreciate nature and the laws that it has destined for you. The breathing techniques and poses help elicit feelings of thankfulness. This results in eternal joy and positivity.
The purpose of life is to be beautiful, to be bountiful, to be blissful, to be graceful, and grateful.
— Yogi Bhajan
Being grateful gives you hope; gratefulness makes you whole. Yoga connects you to the spiritual light. It makes you face life with grace; it enlightens you to be thankful for the beautiful journey called life. The quote beautifully encapsulates the important keys to a positive life.
We can learn to be so fully immersed in the moment that even as it ends, we counterintuitively find an innate sense of non-attachment, which of course, lies at the center of our ability to embrace authentic gratitude. Like little droplets, gratitude sinks into the heartbeat, into the natural pace of breath, into the essence of being. This vibrant energy sustains us, irrespective of circumstance.
— Francesca Bove
Yoga, when practiced as a part of life rather than with an intention, will propel the art of gratitude. Beat by beat, the mind clear, the heart purifies, and the soul replenishes— away from the toxicity. With yoga, the pace of your breath paves the way to a pure life. The one with personal growth and awareness; truly becomes our reality.
Gratitude has a way of bringing us into the present moment, allowing us to be with what is. Our mind is no longer chasing after something in the future or lingering somewhere in the past.
We are content.
— Birgitte Kristen
This quote reminds us to appreciate the present, to be in the moment. Yoga, quite likely, helps you get rid of the lingering patterns and toxic thoughts weighing you down. It helps to bring you a state of oneness that helps you introspect.
Have gratitude for the things you’re discarding. By giving gratitude, you’re giving closure to the relationship with that object, and by doing so, it becomes a lot easier to let go.
– Marie Kondo
Gratitude does not confine to the things, elements, relationships, possessions, and thoughts you have. It goes way beyond that. It strongly stands for everything you used to own and cherish. To let go of something with grace brings credibility and eternal joy.
Piglet noticed that even though he had a very small heart, it could hold a rather large amount of Gratitude.
— A.A. Milne
Gratitude does not require a big heart; all it requires is an honest intent. There is no dearth of happiness when you practice gratitude through yoga. The gradual shift toward positivity is unmatched by the consistent practice of yoga.
Great gratitude comes ultimately from a place of great humility. Replacing expectation with awe, we see the world through childlike eyes.
Everything is a gift; everything is alive, and everything is thrilling.
— Monique Minahan
Being grateful does not come easy, but it stays for eternity. Yoga asanas help you activate your heart chakra that exhibits humility. It teaches you to incorporate gratitude and perceive life as a blessing. The inherent goodness will only follow through by attaining a clear mind.
When you stop and really look, you see that you are supported continuously in literally countless ways. This is the highest lesson of yoga, the truth of interbeing, of no separation.
– Frank Jude Boccio
The law of the universe is the pinnacle of all commandments. With yoga and meditation, you manifest the ultimate truth of being. It attracts a positive outlook when you garner the ultimate catalyst for everlasting happiness. Gratitude is a gift; it will take effort and would require you to practice it.
You open the door through gratitude
– Deepak Chopra
Our souls rightfully bloom into the spiritual realms when it acknowledges gratitude. It makes you see things that get unnoticed normally. You make peace with your past and lay the foundation for a bright future. The blessings await your arrival when gratitude remains the foundation of your principles.
It is time to unwind and unveil the divine depth within you through gratitude. All you need to do is trust yoga during these conflicting and challenging times. Yoga cultivates the spirit of gratitude in you, and the quotes mentioned above inspire one to practice it through yoga.