Bodhidharma Sets the Mind to Rest (GG41)

KOAN:

The student asked, “My mind is not at rest, I beg you please put it to rest.”

Bodhidharma said, “Bring me your mind and I will set it to rest.”

The student said, “I have searched for mind and cannot find it.”

Bodhidharma said, “There, I have put it to rest.”

—Gateless Gate, Case 41