Mindful Thoughts for Walkers: Footnotes on the zen path (Hardcover)
Mindful walking can help us face the existential questions of ‘Who am I?’, ‘Where have I come from?’, What am I doing here?’ and ‘Where am I going?’ Through a series of 25 succinct meditations on walking, Adam Ford presents an enlightening guide to how mindfulness and walking can help us improve our conscious living, including:
• Taking time to breathe
• Finding your rhythm
• Being aware of your surroundings
• Long-distance walking
• Walking with others
• Walking by night, by rivers and canals, and exploring the city
From a gentle daily stroll to a brisk hike across the mountaintops, this is a powerful reading companion for rural and urban walker alike.
If you like this, you might also be interested in Mindful Thoughts for Runners, Mindful Thoughts for Gardeners and Mindful Thoughts for Birdwatchers.
Adam Ford is an ordained Anglican priest, now retired. He has an MA in Indian religions and regularly lectures on Buddhism and Hinduism. He is the author of The Art of Mindful Walking (2011), Seeking Silence in a Noisy World (2011), Mindfulness & the Art of Urban Living (2013), and Galileo & The Art of Ageing Mindfully (2015).