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

Part Two: Dharma Discourses

Chapter Eight: Responses to Occasions

42

42. The Master presented these lines in literary Chinese to Ryu Kihyŏn and Han Chŏngwŏn, “To maintain no-thought during each and every thought is the practice performed while at rest,/ To maintain clarity in human affairs in each and every matter is the practice performed while in action./ If you can maintain mindfulness and no-thought at will,/ Then the great Way will be infinitely vast and unimpeded.”