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

Part Two: Dharma Discourses

Chapter Six: Exposition of Scriptures

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7. A student asked, “I would like to understand more precisely how following the essential Way of human life and the essential Way of practice will requite our gratitude to parents.” The Master said, “By children’s doing so, your parents’ reputation will be passed on forever; heavenly blessings will naturally accrue from having bestowed such buddhas and bodhisattvas on the world; and as their parents it will be easier to enjoy the moral influence of such virtuous children in both present and future lives.”