Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Case 7: Joshu Washes the Bowl

A monk asked Zhaozhou to teach him.
Zhaozhou asked, "Have you eaten your meal?"
The monk replied, "Yes, I have."
"Then go wash your bowl", said Zhaozhou.
At that moment, the monk was enlightened.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Gateless_Gate#Case_7:_Joshu_Washes_the_Bowl