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

Part Two: Dharma Discourses

Chapter Seven: Exhortations to Practice of the Way

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54. The Master said, “Just as the vast ocean receives water from thousands of valley streams without showing any trace of them, so too a great person leaves no traces of either practice or public service: although one fully comprehends all human affairs and universal principles, one shows no trace of having done so, and, though one delivers myriads of sentient beings everywhere, one shows no trace of doing so.”