A deeper thought on the how’s and why’s of (non)attachment


Once you start diving into the world of yoga you often times hear phrases and wise words about (non)attachment. Especially why you should not attach to anything or anyone and it gives you lots of food for thought on the how’s and why’s. It’s like a life practice on its own. But the answers to it you’ll find rather in you than outside you (as always). We collected some of the most inspiring quotes to unravel the truth. Some sort of. 

‘A feeling of aversion or attachment toward something is your clue that there’s work to be done.’

‘As human beings we all want to be happy and free from misery… we have learned that the key to happiness is inner peace. The greatest obstacles to inner peace are disturbing emotions such as anger, attachment, fear and suspicion, while love and compassion and a sense of universal responsibility are the sources of peace and happiness.’

‘The reason many people in our society are miserable, sick, and highly stressed is because of an unhealthy attachment to things they have no control over.’

Attachment is the great fabricator of illusions; reality can be obtained only by someone who is detached.’

‘If you realize that all things change, there is nothing you will try to hold on to. If you are not afraid of dying, there is nothing you cannot achieve.’


etachment means letting go and nonattachment means simply letting be.’

‘Dare to live by letting go.’

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