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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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31. The attendant asked, “Shall I always consult with you before undertaking anything?” The Master said, “Except for everyday matters, consult with me first. I must be aware of them if our energies are to be in mutual accord, so that the matter will proceed smoothly.” The attendant asked again, “What should I do when I notice a teacher’s fault?” The Master said, “If you notice a fault in a person on whom you must perforce rely, you should grieve over your own misfortune; if your suspicion is not dispelled, then inform him directly and resolve it.”