60 Yogi Bhajan Quotes for Wisdom and Inspiration

60 Yogi Bhajan Quotes

“An attitude of gratitude brings great things.”

“Smile in adversity; that is the first lesson.”

“Travel light, live light, spread the light, be the light.”

“Love is a state of mind where you fall and the fall is bottomless. Once you fall in love you cannot stop; if you can stop, you have not fallen.”

“If you give your word, let the entire universe fall before you, but let your word stand.”

“Your wealth will increase, your values will increase, your projection will increase, if you simply love to live, just love yourself and live yourself.”

“Make yourself so happy, that by looking at you, other people become happy too.” 

“When ego is lost, limit is lost. You become infinite, kind, beautiful.”

“Share your strengths, not your weaknesses.”

“Feel good, be good, and do good.”

“The greatest art is to sit, and wait, and let it come.”

“Recognize the other person is you.” 

“You cannot make your life a reaction to others; you must make your life your own.”

“The known formula for happiness is: Commitment will give you character. That will give you dignity. That will give you divinity. That will give you grace. That will give you the power to sacrifice. Then you'll feel achieved, and you'll be happy.”

Yogi Bhajan Inspirational Quotes

“Time and space cannot play any part between two loving hearts.”

“When you don’t go within, you go without.”

“I do not believe in miracles; I rely on them.”

“The pair of opposites do not effect a yogi, neither praise nor insult.”

“The mind become a monster when it becomes your master. The mind is an angel when it is your servant.”

“Remember one thing: listen to everybody very patiently, and act only when you have to act.”

“You have to understand the purpose of life; the purpose of life is to do something which will live forever.”

“A failure is only a step on the way to your success.”

“Have wisdom in your actions and faith in your merits.”

“Self-reliance conquers any difficulty”

“If you can't see God in all, you can't see God at all”

“When your mind thinks too much, it loses touch with the reality of life. To be real, our feet should be on the Earth and our head should be in the Heavens.”

“Hope is not a prediction of the future, it's a declaration of what's possible.” 

“Yoga is not going to make you great. Yoga is going to make you you!”

“Yoga was made for a person to be healthy, happy, and holy. Kundalini Yoga was made to be healthy, happy, and holy and aware! The secret of your soul is awareness.”

“When you speak, it should be as if Infinity is speaking.”

“Three mantras you should never say: (1) I don't know. (2) I'm not ready. (3) I can't do it.”

“All happiness is in the mind.”

“Now what is intelligence? It is when your senses and your consciousness calculate on the spot. Senses will say one thing. Consciousness will say something different. And when you can put it together, two and two, that is intelligence.”

“The mind is above time and space. If you decide not to complain, it will immediately compensate you with intuition.”

“Love is the ultimate state of human being where compassion prevails and kindness rules.”

“If you want to learn something, read about it. If you want to understand something, write about it. If you want to master something, teach it.” 

“What is a lie? Truth spoken in fear. Just realize that truth spoken in fear is nothing but a lie. And how many of you lie? Everybody. Whoever speaks in fear, lies.”

“Love is a self-acknowledgement. When I love myself, I can be so rich that I can love everybody.”

“If you are willing to look at another person’s behavior toward you as a reflection of the state of their relationship with themselves rather than a statement about your value as a person, then you will, over a period of time cease to react at all.”

“If your presence doesn't work, neither will your word.” 

“The strength behind communication is in its quality, not in its quantity. Your talk should be that of quality, not of quantity. You should use small sentences which say a lot. Or you should say a lot in small sentences.”

Yogi Bhajan

“Just as rain showers on the land and brings green things, so on woman God showers His Blessing and brings forth from her heart humanity.”

“Sat Nam. Sat is the truth, Nam is the identity, the noun, the personality, and your ego. Whenever your ego feels the light of God, you will be very humble. That is the test. You will be very compassionate. You will be very graceful. You will be very tolerant. You will not be rude. You can't be!”

“The Gong has the power of Creativity. Absolutely it is a therapy. And it can expand the mind beyond its horizon.”

“Be enlightened that the other human being is you. Understand through compassion that passion will make you misunderstand. Vibrate on the cosmos and the cosmos will clear your path. When fear and insecurity leave you, truth and spirit will be with you.”

“For every beautiful thing, you have to pass through a valley of hardship. There is no liberation without labor. There is no freedom which is free. To create in you the power to create the intelligence which will give you power to be effective in your own living and give you satisfaction in your own joy, you have to work for it, you have to earn it.”

“The process of growth through Kundalini Yoga is a natural unfolding of your own nature. The blocks to that growth are your attachments to the familiarity of the past, and your fear of the expanded Self. As you practice Kundalini Yoga you will grow. Like a snake you will need to shed old skins to be more of who you are.”

Sadhana is self-enrichment. It is not something that is done to please somebody or to gain something. Not at all. Sadhana is a personal process in which you bring out your personal best.”

“There is something called seva, which is done with your heart and head both. It is done in the Name of God, in obedience to God, and for the sake of God. What that brings no man can give you.”

“Elevate. Each day, live to elevate yourself, each day elevate one person. Make elevation your religion and you shall reach infinity.”

“We have chosen a way of life to welcome everybody, to love everybody, to inspire everybody and to uplift everybody.”

“Seva means doing a service, a service with no return. That is how grace gets multiplied, when you are not seeking any return.”

“Conscious communication is called turiya, when you are totally effective, totally understood and totally truthful.”

“There is no damage so serious, even though it is to the point of insanity, which cannot be erased by the power of prayer.”

“The power of prayer can bring peace to the earth and peace to the heart.”

“Sacrifice is total non-presence of the I.”

Yogi Bhajan

“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.”

“What is a human being? A magnetic field, that's all he is. What kind of magnetic field is it? It vibrates on its own nucleus and in proportion with its existence with the entire universe. And there are many magnetic fields, millions of them. Without your talking with somebody, you communicate.” 

“Gong is the only instrument that can create the vibration of affirming. Life becomes yes to you and the word no is eliminated from your dictionary.”

“The gong is not a musical instrument; the gong is God. It is the purest sound that man could create out of which comes all music, all sounds and all words.”

“Life is a continuous vibration of up and down. And in this up and down, try to be neutral; be seated in your own spiritual integrity.”

“Gong is the sound that projects you out of your realm to the infinity.”

“It is not meditation that stops the mind. It is the surrender of the mind to the soul, and the soul to Truth. It is when you prefer the word of Truth to the word of your own intellect.”

“God created the universe with this sound of the gong, fly with it, spread your wings and go with it, flow away.”

“In my consciousness there is a support and, in the support, there is an equal negative and an equal positive. There are always two balances in each personality which balances the very rhythm of life.”

“Meditation is the creative control of the self where the Infinite can talk to you.”

Harbhajan Singh Khalsa Inspirational Quotes

“Our purpose in this life is to live in higher consciousness and to teach others to live in higher consciousness. But the best test to that consciousness is humility, selflessness, and sweetness. When you teach, teach with honesty, truthfulness, and straightforwardness.”

“The most difficult thing on the earth one can practice is to be humble. It is not easy; it is difficult, because you have to surmount the existence of whole Maya and to recognize that God is by your side. Then you feel the humility.”

“Your total life is nothing without activity. When you are not acting, you are dead. You act in sleep also. You act through dreams. You act through mental vibrations. You are continually vibrating. The moment you don't vibrate you are dead. Death is nothing but non-vibration of a finite unit. That's all death is.” 

“Ego does two jobs: Ego allows you to go for temptation and ego allows you to go for sacrifice. Ego works both ways.”

“Death strikes only those who live in ego. Beyond ego there is no such thing as death. “

“What is God? In reality it is your own positive self, your higher Self, your universal Self, the Self which knows no defeat, the Self which can rise again and again and again like a wave in the ocean.”