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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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10. Concerning the main purport of nurturing self-power, the Master said, “First, from the standpoint of everyday life, it means to make self-power the basic principle in order to fulfill the duties and responsibilities incumbent on human beings. In the realm of the spirit, too, it means to make faith in self-power the basic principle so that we may become our own masters in whatever faith we adopt, in whatever practice we pursue, and in whatever enterprise we devote ourselves to. Thus, let us proceed by relying on self-power as the foundation, even while utilizing both self- and other-power.”