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THE DHARMA DISCOURSES OF CARDINAL MASTER CHŎNGSAN(CHŎNGSAN CHONGSA PŎBŎ)

Part One: The Canon of Secular Life

Chapter Three: Family

3. The Way of Parents

Those who have become parents to fellow human beings have a parental Way to follow. First, parents must do their very best to provide for and protect their children until they acquire self-power in every respect. Second, parents must do their very best to educate their children in every respect at the proper time. Third, parents must allow their children to contribute widely to public service without binding them just to their own family, so that they will unfailingly follow the path of humanity and exert themselves in the task of deliverance. Fourth, parents must always offer them their full devotion and love without weighing whether they are filial or unfilial.