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The Blue Cliff Record (Biyanlu) 《佛果圜悟禪師碧巖錄》

Verses by Chong Xian and Ke Qin

Colophon

第 48 冊 No. 2003 佛果圜悟禪師碧巖錄 宋 重顯頌古.克勤評唱 共 10 卷 Volume 48, No. 2003 The Blue Cliff Record (Biyanlu) Verses by Chong Xian and Ke Qin in the Song in 10 scrolls

Notes

English translations
  1. Ch’ung-hsien, K’o-ch’in, and Thomas F. Cleary (trans.) 1998, The Blue Cliff Record, Berkeley, California: Numata Center for Buddhist Translation and Research, https://www.bdkamerica.org/system/files/pdf/dBET_Alpha_T2003_BlueCliffRecord_1998.pdf.
  2. Sekida, Katsuki (trans.) 2014. Two Zen Classics: The Gateless Gate and The Blue Cliff Records, 1st Shambhala edition. Boston and London: Shambhala.
  3. Yuanwu, Thomas F. Cleary (trans.), and J. C. Cleary (trans.) 1977, The Blue Cliff Record, Boulder, Colo: Shambhala.
Commentary
Heine, Steven 2016. Chan Rhetoric of Uncertainty in the Blue Cliff Record: Sharpening a Sword at the Dragon Gate, Oxford University Press, New York.
Outline
Page numbers from Ch’ung-hsien, K’o-ch’in, and Thomas F. Cleary (trans.) 1998.
  1. Scroll 1
    • 139a 碧巖錄序 Prefaces (p. 5)
    • 139a 普照謹序 Preface by Puzhao (p. 5)
    • 139a 方回萬里序 Preface by Fanghui Wanli (p. 6)
    • 139a 玉岑休休 Preface by Yucen Xiuxiu (p. 6)
    • 139b 三教老人書 Preface by Sanjiao Laoren (p. 8)
    • 140a 一 梁武帝問達磨 1. The Emperor Wu Questions Bodhidharma (p. 11)
    • 141b 二 至道無難 2. The Ultimate Way Is without Difficulty (p. 19)
    • 142c 三 馬大師不安 3. Master Ma Is Unwell (p. 25)
    • 143b 四 擔板漢 4. Deshan Carrying His Bundle (p. 28)
    • 144c 五 雪峯示眾云 5. Xuefeng’s Grain of Rice (p. 36)
    • 145c 六 日日是好日 6. Every Day Is a Good Day (p. 40)
    • 147a 七 僧問法眼 7. Huichao Asks about the Buddha (p. 47)
    • 148b 八 翠巖眉毛 8. Cuiyan’s Eyebrows (p. 53)
    • 149a 九 趙州四門 9. Zhaozhou’s Four Gates (p. 58)
    • 150a 一〇 掠虛頭漢 10. The Phony (p. 63)
    • 151a 慧芳附刊 Notice on Overcoming Demons (p. 67)
  2. Scroll 2
    • 151b 一一 一口吞盡 11. Gobblers of Dregs (p. 69)
    • 152c 一二 麻三斤 12. Three Pounds of Flax (p. 76)
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Primary Source

Chong Xian and Ke Qin, 《佛果圜悟禪師碧巖錄》 'The Blue Cliff Record (Biyanlu),' in Taishō shinshū Daizōkyō 《大正新脩大藏經》, in Takakusu Junjiro, ed., (Tokyo: Taishō Shinshū Daizōkyō Kankōkai, 1988), Vol. 48, No. 2003, Accessed 2016-10-27, http://tripitaka.cbeta.org/T48n2003.