Indian theory and American theoryIf people ask me about the way veins show on some bodybuilders, I have to say that I can’t appreciate it. Our Indian theory is that if the veins come out, you are very weak. Of course, the American theory is that this means you are very strong.
— 9 September 1986
Sri Chinmoy, My weightlifting tears and smiles, part 1, Agni Press, 1986