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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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15. The Master said: “The methods of ‘Cultivation’ mainly involve reciting the Buddha’s name, seated meditation, and timeless meditation and placeless meditation, but ‘Inquiry’ and ‘Choice’ are also required for ‘Cultivation.’ The methods of ‘Inquiry’ mainly involve knowledge through personal experience, learning the dharma, and reflection, but ‘Cultivation’ and ‘Choice’ are also required for ‘Inquiry.’ The methods for ‘Choice’ mainly involve experience, heedfulness, and resolution, but ‘Cultivation’ and ‘Inquiry’ are also required for ‘Choice.’”