面壁九年 miànbì jiǔnián

miànbì jiǔnián phrase to sit facing the wall in meditation for nine years
Domain: Buddhism 佛教 , Subdomain: Chan
Notes: Refers to Bodhidharma meditating for nine years while facing a wall (FGDB '面壁九年')

Word is mentioned most frequently in

Truncated for common words

  • Scroll 1 Quotations from Abbot Mi An 密菴和尚語錄 — count: 1
  • Scroll 12 Supplement to Records of the Transmission of the Lamp 續傳燈錄 — count: 1
  • Scroll 22 Fo Zu Lidai Tong Zai 佛祖歷代通載 — count: 1
  • Scroll 22 Supplement to Records of the Transmission of the Lamp 續傳燈錄 — count: 1
  • Scroll 2 Hong Zhi Chan Shi Guang Lu 宏智禪師廣錄 — count: 1
  • Scroll 5 Zhe Yi Lun 折疑論 — count: 1
  • Scroll 1 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: 1 , has English translation
  • Scroll 7 Zi Men Jing Xun 緇門警訓 — count: 1
  • Scroll 3 Shi Shi Yao Lan 釋氏要覽 — count: 1
  • Scroll 14 Quotations from Chan Master Yuanwu Foguo 圓悟佛果禪師語錄 — count: 1

Collocations

  • 面壁九年空 (面壁九年空) 面壁九年空費力 — Supplement to Records of the Transmission of the Lamp 續傳燈錄, Scroll 12 — count: 2
  • 少林面壁九年 (少林面壁九年) 達磨少林面壁九年 — Quotations from Chan Master Yuanwu Foguo 圓悟佛果禪師語錄, Scroll 14 — count: 2