P'ang Yun (740-808) was a well known Chinese Zen Layman.
He was once selling bamboo baskets. Coming down off the a bridge, he stumbled and fell.
When Ling-chao saw this she ran to her father's side and threw herself down.
A NEW COMER
One day, a newcomer got a chance and met a Zen teacher in front yard of his rural monastery - properly, a hut. He asked him: -Master, I am a newcomer and I would like to learn something. Please teach me. -There is nothing in here to teach or to learn. He looked at the newcomer for little moment then walked away.
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