A note to Ski Instructors … Bernie Arndt


stolen from Stephen Batchelor and the Pali Canon

The point is to learn technical knowledge and skills of skiing that lead to changes in behavior that affect the quality of your life; theoretical knowledge, in contrast, may have little, if any, impact on how you live life in the world from day to day. In letting go of self-centered reactivity, a person gradually comes “to dwell pervading the entire world with a mind imbued with loving kindness, compassion, altruistic joy and equanimity”. The transformation involved in the study and practice of skiing is as much affective as it is cognitive.


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