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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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13. The Master said, “Just as it is crucial for a surveyor to first ascertain the reference point, so too must we practitioners ascertain the reference point of our practice and activity. The reference point of our practice is our own mind practice; the reference point for delivering others is delivering ourselves. However, this does not mean that one should finish delivering oneself before going on to deliver others; rather, it means to study all learning on the basis of mind practice and endeavor to deliver others while also delivering yourself.”