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."
SITTING ON GRASS
Sitting on grass With moonlight and breeze Sipping green tea With ease and relax.
Neither self nor no-self can reach this place. Neither fear nor worry can be in this place. Neither life nor death can be in this place. Neither verbal nor non-verbal can tell this place, 'cause nothing to tell.
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