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