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

Part Two: Dharma Discourses

Chapter Fourteen: Birth and Death

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8. Pak Che’gwŏn asked, “What is the most important condition for sending one on to deliverance?” The Master replied, “Single-mindedness regarding one’s vow and pure and clear one-pointedness.” He asked again, “What is a ‘vow’ and what should be done to have ‘pure and clear one-pointedness’?” The Master replied, “To have an aspiration of mind that leaves behind desires is a ‘vow.’ To be unenticed by hatred or love is ‘pure and clear one-pointedness.’”