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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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22. A student asked, “Are the five desires something bad for humankind?” The Master answered, “The five desires in themselves are neither good nor bad. However, desiring more than what is proper will lead to transgression and suffering; seeking and utilizing just what is proper will lead to blessings and happiness in this world.”