Out fishing with Annie on his lap, a cigar in one hand and a ginger ale in the other, watching the sunset.
Join Date: Mar 2006
Location: South Florida
Bikes: Techna Wheelchair and a Sun EZ 3 Recumbent Trike
Could be, but I don't think it is.....
My Soc 111 Prof is Taiwanese Buddhist who practices this and similar meditative techniques. He's currently teaching me the disciplines and frankly, the human body's capabilities when you are able to detach your mind form the body are amazing.
Looking at it from the POV of helping your cycling though is looking at it backwards. Yes, you will benefit from the ability to divorce your mind from the body and reach a state of "No Mind", but the goal is to be able to reach this for the sake of reaching the state. It's very difficult to put in words, but to seek perfection in all things is a good thing and start with breathing.
. “He who fights with monsters might take care lest he thereby become a monster. And if you gaze for long into an abyss, the abyss gazes also into you.”- Fredrick Nietzsche
"We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals." - Immanuel Kant