癡人犹戽夜塘水 (癡人猶戽夜塘水) chī rén yóu hù yè táng shuǐ

chī rén yóu hù yè táng shuǐ phrase ignorant people continue bailing the evening pond water
Domain: Buddhism 佛教 , Subdomain: Chan
Notes: Quote: from koan 7 of 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. 51; T 2003, Scroll 1)

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  • Scroll 1 The Blue Cliff Record (Biyanlu) 佛果圜悟禪師碧巖錄 — count: 2
  • Scroll 12 Supplement to Records of the Transmission of the Lamp 續傳燈錄 — count: 1
  • Scroll 9 Quotations from Abbot Xu Tang 虛堂和尚語錄 — count: 1
  • Scroll 1 Hong Zhi Chan Shi Guang Lu 宏智禪師廣錄 — count: 1
  • Scroll 3 Quotations from Chan Master Dahui Pujue 大慧普覺禪師語錄 — count: 1
  • Scroll 10 The Blue Cliff Record (Biyanlu) 佛果圜悟禪師碧巖錄 — count: 1