Chang-ch'o, an educated man, once asked the Chinese Ch'an master Chih-t'sang:
-Is there paradise or hell?
-That is not correct. When I was studying under the
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.