杀人不眨眼 (殺人不眨眼) shā rén bù zhǎyǎn

shā rén bù zhǎyǎn set phrase kill somebody without blinking
Domain: Buddhism 佛教 , Subdomain: Chan School
Notes: Quote: a phrase mentioned in the No. 4 Koan in 碧巖錄 ”The Blue Cliff Record”; a reference to a story about Han general 李廣 Li Guang, known as the 飛將軍 'Flying General,' who was taken captive by the Xiongnu and escaped after pretending to be dead (retranslated from Ch’ung-hsien, K’o-ch’in, and Thomas F. Cleary trans. 1998, p. 35; FGDB '殺人不眨眼'; SH '殺人不眨眼'; T 2003, Scroll 1)

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Truncated for common words

  • Scroll 1 The Blue Cliff Record (Biyanlu) 佛果圜悟禪師碧巖錄 — count: 3 , has English translation
  • Scroll 6 Quotations from Chan Master Yuanwu Foguo 圓悟佛果禪師語錄 — count: 3
  • Scroll 1 Quotations from Abbot Mi An 密菴和尚語錄 — count: 2
  • Scroll 20 Quotations from Chan Master Yuanwu Foguo 圓悟佛果禪師語錄 — count: 1
  • Scroll 9 The Blue Cliff Record (Biyanlu) 佛果圜悟禪師碧巖錄 — count: 1 , has English translation
  • Scroll 6 Rentian Yan Mu 人天眼目 — count: 1
  • Scroll 4 The Blue Cliff Record (Biyanlu) 佛果圜悟禪師碧巖錄 — count: 1 , has English translation
  • Scroll 16 Quotations from Chan Master Yuanwu Foguo 圓悟佛果禪師語錄 — count: 1

Collocations

  • 杀人不眨眼底 (殺人不眨眼底) 殺人不眨眼底漢 — Quotations from Chan Master Yuanwu Foguo 圓悟佛果禪師語錄, Scroll 6 — count: 5
  • 具杀人不眨眼 (具殺人不眨眼) 巖頭具殺人不眨眼底手段 — Quotations from Abbot Mi An 密菴和尚語錄, Scroll 1 — count: 2