This world of half-glimpsed Reality is only a shadow of the world we see when we fully attend to Reality. If you would taste the wonder of the Real, you must attend to this moment here and now. The banquet is all around you; if you find you are spiritually hungry, it is because you refuse to notice the buffet.

—Rabbi Jacob, Wisdom of the Fathers VI:21, interpretatively translated by Rami Shapiro

Here are some helpful hints to help you with meditating on your bicycle. If you need additional help with bicycle meditations, please let me know and I can add to this page.

Non-Theistic Prayers

“How do you know you’re God?”…”Simple, when I pray to Him I find I’m talking to myself.” —Peter O’Toole, The Ruling Class If you are an atheist or an agnostic, the whole idea of praying on the face of it, makes no sense. Why bother to pray to a god that doesn’t exist? There’s also…

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Intentions

Within your heart, keep one still, secret spot where dreams may go. —Louise Driscoll I have been convinced that there are fewer practices as powerful as the development of an intention. An intention is a path for you to take your mental, emotional, and physical energy. When you have clear intention, whether you are conscious…

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Create a Meditative Space

Beginning Meditation In the beginner’s mind there are many possibilities. In the expert’s mind there are few. —Shunryu Suzuki-roshi If you are completely new to meditation, you may want to try meditating first while at home, not on your bicycle. The following instructions are by Rabbi Ted Falcon, and used with permission. Creating a meditative space…

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