One day, Chang-sha Ching-tsen (d. 868), one of the well-known Chinese Ch'an masters, wandered in the mountain. When he was back just at the gate of the temple, the head monk asked him:
-Where have you been, Sir?
SITTING ON THE TOP OF THE MOUNTAIN
Time to time sitting on the top of the mountain alone. The moon's shining in the sky. There is neither the seer nor the seen, Neither the maker nor the made, Neither the knower nor the known. All's still and quiet. Alone! Absolutely Alone! When got down and back to the cave, The head's still intact and without a single hair on it.
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