How do buddhists find exercise motivation?

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Re: How do buddhists find exercise motivation?

Post by pothigai » Sat Apr 07, 2018 12:46 pm

I've found that exercise is pretty beneficial for my mental health, which then benefits my Buddhist practice; both with meditation and being mindful in everyday life. Also, it was through exercising and getting fit that I learnt self-discipline, which has been beneficial for my practice as well.
ہستی اپنی حباب کی سی ہے
یہ نمائش سراب کی سی ہے

hasti apni habaab ki si hai
yeh numaaish saraab ki si hai

Like a bubble is your existence
This display is like an illusion

- Mir Taqi Mir (1725-1810)

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Re: How do buddhists find exercise motivation?

Post by Queequeg » Sat Apr 07, 2018 2:05 pm

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Those who, even with distracted minds,
Entered a stupa compound
And chanted but once, “Namo Buddhaya!”
Have certainly attained the path of the buddhas.

-Lotus Sutra, Expedient Means Chapter

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