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

Part Two: Dharma Discourses

Chapter One: His Affinities with the Founding Master

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1. In the second year of the Won-Buddhist Era, seventh month (July, 1917)Era, the Founding Master established the very first ten-member unit of the Won-Buddhist Order. Initially, he selected eight members to cover the eight directions of the world and chose a proxy to temporarily serve as the central member, saying, “For this position, I have a specific person in mind.” He continued waiting until he met the future Cardinal Master Chŏngsan and appointed him to the central position.