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