The Bicycle Effect

Cycling as Meditation
Product Number: EB00719189
Released: Jan 31, 2018
Business Term: 1 Year
ISBN: #9781844098019
Publisher: Findhorn Press
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Description

The bicycle is not just a vehicle used to transport ourselves, to exercise one's body or to obtain joy. It's a device which allows us to attain a much wealthier mental state than one would think possible. Once we ride it, it's possible to experience a feeling close to that achieved by meditation. The movements of the legs, the energy which arises through the body, the cadence of our breathing and the floating attention on what's happening around us and in our mind all create a similar state to the one we achieve when we sit crossed-legged, with our eyes closed, allowing our thoughts to drift simply and naturally. Zen calls it mindfulness.

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Author(s): Juan Carlos Kreimer
Genre: Self Help, Sports
Original Publish Date: Aug 09, 2016

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