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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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32. Observing how birds often sat on the branches of a persimmon tree and ruined the persimmons by poking at them, the Master said to his attendant, “Even those birds should not accrue debts when they’re not rendering any assistance in the founding of this great Order. Shoo them away.” When the attendant was not around, the Master shooed them away himself.