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

Part Two: Dharma Discourses

Chapter Ten: Being Assiduous and Sincere

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17. The Master said, “In the world to come, one’s ability must have matured before one can stand on one’s own two feet. The conditions behind real ability involve more than just knowledge or talent. Rather, one needs, first, to be sincere; second, to have public spirit; and third, to possess power of the Way.” He continued, “Those who will become masters in the world to come are those who have dharma rank, who are authentic, and who benefit the public in one way or another.”