A monk asked the Chinese Ch'an master Chien Paling:
-What is the difference between the meaning of the Sutras and that of the Patriarch?
The master replied:
-When it is cold, hen would go up on a tree and duck down to water.
The bare banana being is detached from all images and cannot be spoken of - this is the paradox of the unutterable bare banana. One single infinitesimal formless bare banana, from which nothing can be subtracted and to which nothing can be added.