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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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25. A student had a fit following serious mental anguish and his mentor suggested sending him home immediately. The Master said, “When a severe attack of intestinal convulsions occurs in the body, we can make them subside by merely opening up the four critical points with acupuncture. Likewise, when a violent upset occurs in a person’s spirit, that mental fit may be stopped by looking after and opening up a few blocked points of mental anguish. Hence, do not just think of sending him home, but let us try instead to open up his mind’s four critical points.”