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

Part Two: Dharma Discourses

Chapter Fifteen: Entrustments

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38. After having had it explained once again, the Master said, “If you have any questions, ask me.” Shortly afterward, the attendant asked the Master on behalf of the assembly, “Shall we take the gist of the Ethics of Threefold Unity as your transmission verse?” The Master said, “Yes, do so. In the past, the various Ways under heaven took separate directions, but now is the time for their coming together. Hence, you must all work hard together to make the world a single household through the great Way of Il-Won, which is the grand universal ideology.” He then told those gathered to disperse. That afternoon, he recited the verse,
With one truth in one world,
As one family and one household,
As one workforce in one workplace,
Let us build the world of Il-Won.
Then, on January 24, 1962, he entered nirvāṇa with great dignity and serenity.”