Qingyuan

‘A monk asked Qingyuan, “What is the meaning of Bodhidharma’s coming from India?”
Qingyuan said, “It’s just like this!”
The monk asked further, “What do you have to teach these days?”
Qingyuan said, “Come closer.”
The monk moved closer.
Qingyuan said, “Keep this in mind.” (Shinji Shobogenzo)

These monks always banging on about the same thing. And then they are worried about whether their teacher has anything new to say? How can we cure them of such foolishness?

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