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.
Not the dew that rests on the leaf we do not know each other but when the light shines on it it sparkle before my eye right then, just for a moment we know each other. This is a moment i remember so long ago.