众盲摸象 (眾盲摸象) zhòng máng mōxiàng

zhòng máng mōxiàng set phrase multitude of blind people touch an elephant; unable to see the big picture; to mistake the part for the whole
Domain: Idiom 成语
Notes: Idiom from Nirvana sutra 大般涅槃經(CC-CEDICT '眾盲摸象')

Word is mentioned most frequently in

Truncated for common words

  • Scroll 5 Quotations from Abbot Xu Tang 虛堂和尚語錄 — count: 1
  • Scroll 1 Treatise on the Mystery of the Mahayana 大乘玄論 — count: 1
  • Scroll 23 Supplement to Records of the Transmission of the Lamp 續傳燈錄 — count: 1
  • Scroll 10 The Blue Cliff Record (Biyanlu) 佛果圜悟禪師碧巖錄 — count: 1 , has English translation
  • Scroll 1 Da Hui Pu Jue Chan Shi Zong Men Wu Ku 大慧普覺禪師宗門武庫 — count: 1
  • Scroll 4 Quotations from Abbot Xu Tang 虛堂和尚語錄 — count: 1
  • Scroll 24 Records of the Transmission of the Lamp 景德傳燈錄 — count: 1
  • Scroll 28 Quotations from Chan Master Dahui Pujue 大慧普覺禪師語錄 — count: 1

Collocations

  • 譬如众盲摸象 (譬如眾盲摸象) 譬如眾盲摸象 — Da Hui Pu Jue Chan Shi Zong Men Wu Ku 大慧普覺禪師宗門武庫, Scroll 1 — count: 2