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