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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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29. An ordained devotee was creating a schism in the Order by exerting much energy into gaining popularity. About this, the Master said, “The admiration that you set out deliberately to gain will bring disenchantment when it vanishes. Hence, don’t be concerned about gaining popularity. Once you possess the power of the Way and public-spiritedness, you will not fail in edification for a lack of disciples.”