One day Huang Sanku, a Confucian scholar asked
Hui-tang Tsu-hsin (1025-1100), one of the well known
Chinese Ch'an masters:
-What is the Great meaning of Budhha dharmas?
-Confucius once said: "I hide...
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.