The Scripture of the Fo...


The Scripture of the Founding Master

Chapter Twelve: Exemplary Acts


A person asked the Founding Master, “In a world such as ours today, are there still persons of the Way who have seen the nature?” The Founding Master said, “The more the world is like ours, shouldn’t persons of the Way who have seen the nature appear all the more often?” The person asked again, “Have you, sir, seen the nature and achieved buddhahood?” The Founding Master laughed and said, “Seeing the nature and achieving buddhahood are not things you accomplish by means of words alone or that you recognize through someone’s words. Only a person who has attained that kind of perception can recognize that realm. The true value of the Way and its power is something to be authenticated by future generations.”