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

Part Two: Dharma Discourses

Chapter Six: Exposition of Scriptures

37

37. A student asked, “Among our six dharma statuses, is the power of the Way of practitioners of the same dharma status identical?” The Master replied, “Just as among famous calligraphers there are those who are specialists in cursive script, regular script, or seal script, practitioners of the Way who have advanced to the rank of Māra Defeated and above can also have different areas of competence. Even if they have reached the same rank, their religious power is not completely identical.”