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Baling's Snow in a Silver Bowl (MK74a)(BCR13)


A student asked Baling, “What is Chan?”
“A silver bowl filled with snow.”

—PZI Miscellaneous Koans Case 74a & Blue Cliff Record Case 13 (transl. by John Tarrant & Joan Sutherland)

Note: First of Baling Haojian’s Three Barriers, PZI MK Case 74

Misc December 17, 2017

Snow in a Silver Bowl

Allison Atwill

Allison Atwill, “Snow in a Silver Bowl,” 2009. Acrylic on paper with silver leaf, 16″ x 20″.