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Bodhidharma Sets the Mind to Rest (GG41)


The student said, “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