祖师西来意 (祖師西來意) zǔ shī xī lái yì

  1. zǔ shī xī lái yì phrase Bodhidharma coming from the West
    Domain: Buddhism 佛教 , Subdomain: Fo Guang Shan
    Notes: (Glossary of Humanistic Buddhism)
  2. zǔshī xī lái yì phrase the patriarch's purpose of coming from the West
    Domain: Buddhism 佛教 , Subdomain: Chan
    Notes: Bodhidharma's purpose in coming to China to propagate Buddhist teachings (FGDB'祖師西來意')

Word is mentioned most frequently in

Truncated for common words

  • Scroll 2 The Blue Cliff Record (Biyanlu) 佛果圜悟禪師碧巖錄 — count: 22 , has English translation
  • Scroll 18 Quotations from Chan Master Yuanwu Foguo 圓悟佛果禪師語錄 — count: 7
  • Scroll 26 Records of the Transmission of the Lamp 景德傳燈錄 — count: 7
  • Scroll 2 Quotations from Chan Master Fenyang Wude 汾陽無德禪師語錄 — count: 6
  • Scroll 25 Records of the Transmission of the Lamp 景德傳燈錄 — count: 6
  • Scroll 5 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 — count: 6 , has English translation
  • Scroll 4 Quotations from Abbot Xu Tang 虛堂和尚語錄 — count: 5
  • Scroll 1 Quotations from Chan Master Ming Jue 明覺禪師語錄 — count: 5
  • Scroll 3 Supplement to Records of the Transmission of the Lamp 續傳燈錄 — count: 5
  • Scroll 2 Supplement to Records of the Transmission of the Lamp 續傳燈錄 — count: 5

Collocations

  • 祖师西来意五 (祖師西來意五) 寫祖師西來意五字 — Quotations from Chan Master Fayan 法演禪師語錄, Scroll 1 — count: 2
  • 祖师西来意庭 (祖師西來意庭) 如何是祖師西來意庭前柏樹子 — Da Hui Pu Jue Chan Shi Zong Men Wu Ku 大慧普覺禪師宗門武庫, Scroll 1 — count: 2