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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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20. The Master said, “Empty space is the master of the myriad things under heaven; hence heaven and earth utilize empty space to bestow their virtue. The mind of voidness is the master of the myriad things; hence, only when you utilize it well will you be able also to utilize matter well. Sŏn is the great learning that enables you to know the mind of voidness and teaches the dharma of how to utilize it. If you understand well the mind of voidness when utilizing it, then you will become the masters of the world.”