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Chan Rhetoric of Uncertainty in the Blue Cliff RecordSharpening a Sword at the Dragon Gate$

Steven Heine

Print publication date: 2016

Print ISBN-13: 9780199397761

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: June 2016

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199397761.001.0001

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(p.268) Appendix 3 Blue Cliff Record Cases in Other Chan/Zen Texts

(p.268) Appendix 3 Blue Cliff Record Cases in Other Chan/Zen Texts

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Chan Rhetoric of Uncertainty in the Blue Cliff Record
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Steven Heine

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Blue Cliff Record

Record of Serenity*

300 Cases**

Verse Comments***

1. The Emperor Wu Questions Bodhidharma

2

2. Ultimate Way Is without Difficulty

3. Master Ma Is Unwell

36

4. Deshan Carrying His Bundle

5. Xuefeng’s Grain of Rice

6. Every Day Is a Good Day

7. Huichao Asks about the Buddha

252

7

8. Cuiyan’s Eyebrows

71

9. Zhaozhou’s Four Gates

46

21

10. The Phony

11. Gobblers of Dregs

53

202

12. Three Pounds of Flax

172

68

13. The School of Kanadeva

14. An Appropriate Statement

95

15. An Upside-Down Statement

95

16. The Man in the Weeds

17. The Living Meaning of Chan

18. The Seamless Monument

85

19. One Finger Chan

84

245

20. The Living Meaning of Chan

80

205

21. Lotus Flower, Lotus Leaves

22. The Turtle-Nosed Snake

24

23. The Summit of the Peak of Wonder

24. Guishan and Iron Grindstone Liu

60

25. The Hermit’s Staff

26. Sitting Alone on the Mountain

27. The Body Exposed in the Autumn Wind

28. The Truth That’s Never Been Spoken

249

29. It Goes Along With It

30

24

83

30. Big Radishes

31. Magu Carrying His Ringed Staff

16

32. Elder Ding Stands Motionless

33. Zifu’s Circle

34. Where Do You Come From?

35. The Dialogue of Manjusri and Wuzhuo

127

36. Roaming in the Mountains

37. There’s Nothing in the World

38. The Workings of the Iron Ox

29

39. The Flowering Hedge

40. Like a Dream

91

41. One Who Has Died the Great Death

63

136

42. Good Snowflakes

43. No Cold or Heat

225

74

44. Knowing How to Beat the Drum

186

45. Zhaozhou’s Shirt

46. The Sound of Raindrops

286

47. Six Do Not Take It In

48. Overturning the Tea Kettle

49. Golden Fish Passed through the Net

33

52

50. Every Atom Samadhi

99

158

51. What Is It?

50

52. The Stone Bridge

53. Wild Ducks

182

54. Yunmen Extends Both Hands

55. Daowu’s Condolence Call

289

56. One Arrow Smashes Three Barriers

57. The Stupid Oaf

58. Zhaozhou Can’t Explain

59. Why Not Quote It Fully?

60. The Staff Changes into a Dragon

61. One Atom

34

214

62. Within There Is a Jewel

92

295

63. Nanquan Kills a Cat

9

181

76

64. Nanquan Questions Zhaozhou

9

76

65. An Outsider Questions the Buddha

170

66. Getting Huangchao’s Sword

67. Great Adept Fu Expounds a Scripture

68. What’s Your Name?

69. Nanquan’s Circle

70. Guishan Attends Baizhang

71. You Shut Up Too

72. Baizhang Questions Yunyan

73. The Permutations of Assertion and Denial

6

108

78

74. Jinniu’s Rice Pail

75. Wujiu’s Unjust Beating

76. Have You Eaten?

77. Yunmen’s Cake

78

78. Sixteen Bodhisattvas Bathe

79. All Sounds

80. A Newborn Baby

81. Shooting the Elk of Elks

82. The Stable Body of Reality

83. The Ancient Buddhas and the Pillars

31

84. Vimalakirti’s Door of Nonduality

48

85. A Tiger’s Roar

86. The Kitchen Pantry and the Main Gate

80

87. Medicine and Disease Subdue Each Other

88. Three Invalids

203

34

89. The Hands and Eyes of Great Compassion

54

105

90. The Body of Wisdom

91. Yanguan’s Rhinoceros

25

92. The Buddha Ascends the Seat

1

141

93. Daguang Does a Dance

94. Not Seeing

88

95. Three Poisons

298

64

96. Three Turning Words

97. The Diamond Sutra’s Scornful Revilement

58

98. Tianping’s Travels

284

99. The Ten Body Controller

26, 159

100. Baling’s Sword

(*) Record of Serenity by Wansong, 1224.

(**) 300 Cases(Mana Shōbōgenzō) by Dōgen, 1235.

(***) Verse Comments—(in Dōgen’s Extensive Record vol. 9), 1236.