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Baling's Snow in a Silver Bowl (MK74a)


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

—PZI Miscellaneous Koans, Case 74a

(from Baling Haojian’s Three Barriers)

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″.