The Blue Cliff Record, Vol. 10

Quotes from The Blue Cliff Record


Chan master Yuanwu Keqin (圜悟克勤; 1063–1135) states, “The Diamond Sutra says, ‘If one is scornfully reviled by others, one has done wicked acts in previous ages that will bring one down into the evil way, but because of one’s scorn and vilification by others in the present age, the wicked action in the former ages is thereby extinguished.… The Diamond Sutra is likened to the indestructible Dharma body and cannot be destroyed; it is capable of cutting through anything…. There are three kinds of such prajna: the prajna of reality, the observant prajna, and the language prajna….’”