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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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33. A student asked, “If people are content with their lots in life, wouldn’t that inhibit progress in this world?” The Master replied, “Being content with one’s lot does not mean being unmotivated and lazy, but instead honing to the proper sequence and carrying things out in utter composure. Hence, one should progress in accordance with one’s own capabilities.”