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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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32. A student asked, “Does the Buddha also feel intimacy or distance, remoteness or closeness?” The Master said, “It isn’t that the Buddha does not feel these things; however, when he takes care of matters, he always does it fairly and impartially after examining all sides. The Founding Master, too, said, ‘When I see a good person who possesses a sense of public spirit, my affection for that person is that much warmer.’”