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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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9. The Master said, “Fruit trees must be fertilized at their roots in order for them to grow well and produce excellent fruit; in the same way, the mind being the root of human beings, one must first expend every effort in mind practice, in order to cultivate commendable personal character. How can one hope for the fruition of wisdom and merit without mind practice?”