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.
All the teachings are a means to help. They are like medicine that's used to cure the sick people. When the sick people are no longer sick, The medicine may be stored and saved when needed, Not to be put in a shrine to worship.
When one is not ok, he is driven by the teachings. When he is ok, he drives the teachings.
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