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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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10. A student asked, “What are the effects of a deliverance service for departed spirits?” The Master replied, “Departed spirits who have no affinities with the Buddha will be guided to form such affinities; those with faith will be guided to fortify their vows; those who are already advanced in their practice will have no particular need of it, but it will enhance their dharma affinities with the congregation as a whole.”