Alan Finger Quotes Published on 2013/10/15 Below are some quotes by Alan Finger, the founder of ISHTA Yoga. ISHTA stands for the Integrated Science of Hatha, Tantra, and Ayurveda. “When consciousness has no thoughts in it, one can experience spirit and live in harmony with the universal forces.” “Practicing yoga is like tuning up your car: it allows the body to function in accordance with what it was designed to do.” “If you don’t have the background awareness of oneness, duality becomes real.” “A guru is needed not to worship, but to direct you.” “When our consciousness is quiet, the waves of thought cease and we see clearly enough to relate back to our spirit. We connect with who we really are.” “Who you truly are is a place of no particular thing, but all things at once.” “You are not your thoughts, and you are not the product of your thoughts.” “When you know who you truly are, you can live more freely and in tune with your karma.” “Yoga is when you feel pure consciousness and spirit” “Range is of the ego, form is of the soul.” “Whatever fills your mind is what you are. So, feel loving and peaceful for no reason at all.” “Yoga adds years to your life and life to your years.” For more information about Alan Finger and ISHTA Yoga, please visit www.ishtayoga.com.