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."
WHEN YOU ARE NOT THINKING...
Posted on Nov.12.2011 @ 08:56AM EDT by chontri
When you are not thinking, then the sun is the sun itself and the moon is the moon itself. When you are not thinking, then the blue sky is the blue sky itself and white clouds are white clouds themselves. When you are not thinking, then mountains are mountains themselves and rivers are rivers themselves. When you are not thinking, then green tea is green tea itself and you are you yourself.
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