One day Yao-shan Wei-yen (750-834), one of the well-known Chinese Ch'an master, was asked by the host of the monastery to give his sermon to the assembly who for a long while was expecting his teaching. Yao-shan said: "Strike the bell."
Posted on Apr.25.2013 @ 08:59AM EDTbycinchona
A YEARS END ALL CORNERS OF THIS FLOATING WORLD SWEPT.
The Law of Change — There is a Law, which governs all things, and allows no thing to remain unchecked, and allows no checks to remain unchanged. Anything seen, done, experienced or known, you may look at it and say with absolute certainty: “This too shall pass.” This is what is known as the Law of Change.