39 Inspirational Quotes About Yoga That Will Give You Fitness Goals
Nowadays, yoga is one of those hot buzz words that are doing the rounds. To some, it is a fashionable trend to follow to prove to the world how “cool” they are. But to treat yoga as some trivial fashion fad is nothing short of blasphemy! Yoga is not a health related buzz word, nor a trend. It is a group of physical, mental, and spiritual practices or disciplines that are believed to date back to pre-Vedic Indian traditions as it is mentioned in the Rigveda. It is most likely that yoga was developed in ancient India's ascetic and śramaṇa movements, probably around the sixth and fifth centuries BCE.
Some of the most popular types of yoga are Hatha yoga and Rāja yoga, with Hatha yoga texts emerging around the 11th century with origins in tantra. With time, yoga became popularized in the west as well, especially from the late 19th and early 20th century. By the late 20th century, yoga had become popular as a system of physical exercise across the Western world. However, yoga is more than physical exercise, it has a meditative and spiritual core.
If you practice yoga or are planning to take it, these yoga quotations may be the motivation you need!