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

Part Two: Dharma Discourses

Chapter Twelve: The Way of Public-Spiritedness

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12. The Master said, “Even though one may hold only a minor position all one’s life because of limited knowledge and mediocre abilities, one will be nothing less than a great person of the Way and an authentic ordained devotee if, in caring for the public and the Way, one’s mind of taking pleasure in the Way never ceases. On the other hand, if one’s mind is discontent in all situations and wishes to receive excessive treatment incommensurate with one’s own character, then that person is not an authentic ordained devotee.”