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

Part Two: Dharma Discourses

Chapter Eight: Responses to Occasions

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16. Chŏn Yich’ang asked, “Which sage presented us with the greatest discovery for past, present, or future?” The Master answered, “It is the sage who discovered the greatest beneficence.” Yich’ang asked again, “What relationship creates the worst enemies?” The Master answered, “It is easy to make the worst enemies from within the closest relationships. So, the closer you are to someone, the more cautious you should be.”