西来意 (西來意) xīlái yì

  1. xīlái yì phrase the purpose of coming from the West
    Domain: Buddhism 佛教 , Subdomain: Chan
    Notes: See 祖師西來意 (FGDB '祖師西來意')
  2. xī lái yì phrase the purpose of coming to the West
    Domain: Buddhism 佛教 , Subdomain: Chan
    Notes: Quote: from Koan 17 in 碧巖錄 “Blue Cliff Record” (Amies 2021 tr.; see also Ch’ung-hsien, K’o-ch’in, and Thomas F. Cleary trans. 1998, p. 99; T 2003, Scroll 2)

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  • Scroll 24 Records of the Transmission of the Lamp 景德傳燈錄 — count: 11
  • Scroll 20 Records of the Transmission of the Lamp 景德傳燈錄 — count: 9
  • Scroll 11 Records of the Transmission of the Lamp 景德傳燈錄 — count: 8
  • Scroll 26 Records of the Transmission of the Lamp 景德傳燈錄 — count: 8
  • Scroll 25 Records of the Transmission of the Lamp 景德傳燈錄 — count: 7
  • Scroll 12 Records of the Transmission of the Lamp 景德傳燈錄 — count: 7
  • Scroll 17 Records of the Transmission of the Lamp 景德傳燈錄 — count: 6
  • Scroll 18 Records of the Transmission of the Lamp 景德傳燈錄 — count: 5
  • Scroll 2 Supplement to Records of the Transmission of the Lamp 續傳燈錄 — count: 5
  • Scroll 22 Records of the Transmission of the Lamp 景德傳燈錄 — count: 5

Collocations

  • 问西来意 (問西來意) 人問西來意若 — Quotations from Chan Master Fenyang Wude 汾陽無德禪師語錄, Scroll 2 — count: 17
  • 师西来意 (師西來意) 師西來意 — Quotations from Chan Master Dahui Pujue 大慧普覺禪師語錄, Scroll 12 — count: 11
  • 某甲西来意 (某甲西來意) 某甲西來意 — Hong Zhi Chan Shi Guang Lu 宏智禪師廣錄, Scroll 2 — count: 6
  • 指西来意 (指西來意) 指西來意 — Quotations from Chan Master Fayan 法演禪師語錄, Scroll 2 — count: 5
  • 还有西来意 (還有西來意) 還有西來意也無 — Quotations from Chan Master Yuanwu Foguo 圓悟佛果禪師語錄, Scroll 6 — count: 3
  • 作西来意 (作西來意) 僧作西來意問頭 — Wan Song Laoren Ping Chang Tian Tong Jue Heshang Song Gu Congrong An Lu 萬松老人評唱天童覺和尚頌古從容庵錄, Scroll 6 — count: 2