In former times, the Buddha held up a flower and Mahakayshapa smiled,
Later on, Bodhidharma crossed the Yangzi River on a reed.
The Patriarchs throughout the ages have given mind-to-mind affirmation.
Today, Chan practice or the“gate”of Chan has prospered and spread widely
—from East to West.
Because the Dharma of [our own] mind is without limits or obstacles, we can
free ourselves from vexations and bring benefit to all sentient beings.
At the time of night fall
A bamboo chair
A cup of green tea
A few words of Chan wisdom to share with you