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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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2. During the early days of Won-Buddhism, the Founding Master assigned several of his disciples to compose verses. He gave Chŏngsan the topic of Il-Won. Chŏngsan wrote a couplet in literary Chinese, which, in translation, means, “All things are harmonized into one,/ Heaven and Earth are one great circle.”