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.
When the master Without a word raises his eyebrows The posts and rafters The cross beams and roof tree Begin to smile There is another place for conversing Heart to heart The full moon and the breeze At the half-open window.