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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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9. Explaining the tenet of the Four Essentials, the Master said, “The core tenet of Developing Self-Power means to rely on self-power as the basic principle, even while relying on both self-power and other-power together. The core tenet of the principle of The Primacy of the Wise means to allow the wise to lead, even while making no fundamental distinction between the wise and foolish. The core tenet of Educating Others’ Children means to promote education by educating all children, regardless of whether they are your own or others’. The core tenet of Venerating the Public-Spirited means that one gives precedence to the Way of the public, even while nurturing both the public and the private.”