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Baling’s Blown-Hair Sword (MK74c)(BCR100)

KOAN:

What is the blown-hair sword?
Each branch of coral holds up the moon.

—PZI Miscellaneous Koans Case 74c & Blue Cliff Record Case 100 (PZI version)

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

See also: Baling’s Coral Moon, transl. by John Tarrant & Joan Sutherland)