Cast away Dharma, Not to mention non-Dharma.
One blind man leads many blind men Into the fire hole hand in hand.
What is the color of the wind? Where does the rain come from?
Open your mouth— instantly wrong; Move your tongue— against the truth.
Angry waves: not so dangerous as man's mind.
Never comparable to anything: How can I preach it?
Fire is hot; water, cold.
No good thought, no evil thought.
Heaven, earth, and I: the same root. Everything and I: one thing.
Walking is Zen; sitting, too.
Seeking words, chasing phrases: When do you have time for satori?
Spring opens a hundred flowers — for whom?
It rains: the earth wet.
To call heaven earth makes it earth? To name earth heaven makes it heaven?
Rich food doesn't tempt the man who has eaten.
Worldly passions inseparable from satori.
Pictured rice cakes dissolve hunger?
With the slightest yes and no, Mind is lost in confusion.
A smiling face offers mercy; A troubled mind contains vicious poison.
Sitting motionless, nothing happening — Spring coming, grass growing.
Need fire? Best strike a flint. Water? Dig a well.
All things that exist are like a dream, a phantom, a bubble, a reflection; they are like dew or lightning; thus should you view them.
From the origins nothing exists.
However priceless, a piece of gold In the eye is nothing but grit.
Killing or vivifying is in these hands.
The man who's drunk water Knows if it's cool or warm.
Everything is true just as it is: Why dislike it? Why hate?
Day after day a very good day: Winds come and trees bow.
Once you preach, the point is gone.
Meeting Sakyamuni, kill him! Meeting Bodhidharma, kill him, too!
Watch your own steps!
Spring comes: grass grows.
Ten thousand laws end in One : Don't stick to that, either!
From outside the shoes, to scratch where you itch.
Seek satori within yourself! Where else?
He dies, I die - Where can we meet?
When cold say cold; When hot say hot.
Not flattered by praise, not hurt by blame.
One snowflake falling on a burning furnace.
A hungry dog bites a dry bone.
Watch all sentient beings with merciful eyes.
Much understand, much problem. Little understand, little problem. Complete DON'T KNOW, no problem.
Merciful words come out of the merciful mouth.
Go a thousand miles not moving a foot!
Teaching beyond teaching; No leaning on words and letters.
The Billion Worlds, a bubble on the sea; All Buddhas and Patriarchs, a flash of lightning.
Where no Buddha, the Buddha works.
Ordinary mind is the Way.
Reach for it, and you'll miss; let it loose, and it'll follow.
Produce Mind Without attachment to anything.