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

Part Two: Dharma Discourses

Chapter Two: The Way of Propriety

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3. The attendant asked again, “All rites are performed by always having the Il-Won-Sang as the object of worship; but how shall we carry out rites at places where the Il-Won-Sang is not enshrined?” The Master replied, “If the mind of the person who is performing the rites has the Il-Won-Sang as its object, then both form and formlessness are the truth of Il-Won-Sang, and the zenith, the nadir, and the rest of the eight directions all become the complete body of the Dharmakāya Buddha; hence, there is no place where the Dharmakāya Buddha does not respond in accordance with that mind.”