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

Part Two: Dharma Discourses

Chapter Nine: Attending to the Fundamentals

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1. Cardinal Dharma Master Chŏngsan said, “In all things, you must take care of the fundamentals, so that ancillary matters can proceed smoothly. The root of the six sense organs is the mind and the basis of the mind is the nature. What is fundamental to living in this world is trustworthiness; power and privilege, reputation, and personal gain are all ancillary.”