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