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

Part Two: Dharma Discourses

Chapter Five: Foundational Principles

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13. The Master said, “All things in the universe are composed of numinosity, pneuma, and matter. Numinosity, as the original essence of all things, is that nature which is eternal and free from cessation. Pneuma, as the life-force of all things, is the power that animates them. Matter, as the substance of all things, refers to their physical form.”