Appendix: Koan Case Catalog

From: Zen Koans

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Gateless Gate Cases by Theme and Chapter Case Theme Chapter 1. Zhaozhou’s Dog Expression 1, 2, 4 2.Baizhang’s Wild Fox Folklore 1, 4, 5 3. Juzhi’s “One Finger Zen” Succession 4, 5 4.The Barbarian Has No Beard Succession — 5. Xiangyan’s “Up in a Tree” Doubt 1, 4 6.Buddha Twirls a Flower Succession 2 7. Zhaozhou’s “Wash Your Bowl” Monasticism 1 8.Xizhong, a Wheelmaker Expression 4 9.Datong Zhisheng, Buddha Succession 1 10. Qingshui Solitary Succession — and Destitute 11. Zhaozhou Checks Out Monasticism 1, 5 Two Hermits 12. Ruiyan Calls “Master” Experience 3 13. Deshan Carries His Bowl Monasticism 4, 5 14. Nanquan Cutting the Cat Doubt 1, 3, 4 15. Dongshan’s “Sixty Blows” Monasticism — 16. Seven-Piece Robe at Sound Monasticism 5 of Bell 17. National Teacher’s Three Calls Succession — 18. Dongshan’s “Three Pounds Expression 1, 4 of Flax” Appendix Koan Case Catalog 190 Appendix Case Theme Chapter 19. Ordinary Mind Is the Way Experience 1, 4 20.This Person of Great Strength Doubt — 21. Yunmen’s “Dried Dung Stick” Doubt 1 22. Mahakashyapa’s “Flagpole” Experience — 23. Thinking of neither Good nor Evil Folklore 3, 4 24.Detachment from Words Expression — 25. Sermon from the Third Seat Folklore — 26.Two Monks Roll Up the Blinds Monasticism 5 27. Not Mind, Not Buddha Experience 4 28. Long Journey to Longtan Monasticism 4 29. Not the Wind, Not the Flag Experience 2, 4 30. This Very Mind Itself Is Buddha Experience 4 31. Zhaozhou Checks Out an Folklore 1, 4, 6 Old Woman 32. A Nonbeliever Questions Buddha Folklore 3 33. This Mind Is Not Buddha Experience 4 34. Knowledge Is Not the Way Experience — 35. A Woman’s (Qiannu) True Soul? Folklore 2 36. Meeting Someone on the Road Expression 2, 3 37. Cypress Tree in the Courtyard Expression 1, 4 38. Buffalo Passes through a Window Doubt 1, 2, 4 39. Yunmen’s “Gaffe in Speaking” Expression 4 40.Guishan Kicks Over the Succession 1, 5, 6 Water Pitcher 41. Bodhidharma Pacifies the Mind Experience 1, 2, 4 42.A Woman Emerges from Folklore — Meditation 43. Shoushan’s Bamboo Staff Experience 1 44.Bajiao’s Staff Doubt 4 45. Who Is That? Succession — 46.Leaping from atop a Pole Doubt 1, 4 47. Doushuai’s “Three Barriers” Doubt 4 48.Qianfeng’s “One Road” Folklore — Cases by Primary Theme Doubt, 5, 14, 20, 21, 38, 44, 46, 47 Experience, 19, 22, 27, 29, 30, 33, 34, 41 Appendix 191 Expression, 1, 8, 12, 18, 24, 36, 37, 39, 43 Folklore, 2, 23, 25, 31, 32, 35, 42, 48 Monasticism, 7, 11, 13, 15, 16, 26, 28 Succession, 3, 4, 6, 9, 10, 17, 40, 45 Additional Cases Cited Case Source Chapter Baizhang Meditates on Great Sublime Peak Blue Cliff Record 26 5 Bodhidharma and Emperor Blue Cliff Record 1 2 Bodhidharma “Skin, Flesh, Bones, Marrow” Transmission Records 2 Dahui’s Bamboo Comb Dahui Record 4 Danxia’s Enlightenment Transmission Records Introduction Dasui and the “Kalpa Fire” Blue Cliff Record 29 6 Deshan and Woman Selling Rice Cakes Blue Cliff Record 4 4 Deshan Carries His Bundle Blue Cliff Record 4 3, 6 Dogen and Gemmyo Dogen Record 5 Dongshan’s “Cold and Heat” Blue Cliff Record 43 6 Dongshan’s “Three Pounds of Flax” Blue Cliff Record 12 4 Fayan’s “Not Knowing Is the Most Direct” Record of Serenity 20 6 A Hermit’s “Mountain Torrent Runs Deep” Transmission Records 5 Hongren’s Name Transmission Records 2 Hongzhi’s Enlightenment Transmission Records Introduction Huike Absolves Sin Transmission Records 4 Huineng as Barbarian Platform Sutra 2 Huineng Bodhi Tree Verse Platform Sutra 2 Juzhi’s “One Finger Zen” Blue Cliff Record 19 5 Kobun’s “Bull’s-Eye!” Contemporary 2 Linji’s “Kill the Buddha” Linji Record 1, 4, 6 Mazu on Damei Mazu Record 2 Moshan Opens Her Mouth Transmission Records 6 Pay Attention! Transmission Records 1 192 Appendix Case Source Chapter Puhua’s Death Linji Record 5 Who Is the Reciter of the Buddha’s Name? Zhuhong Record 1, 2 Xuegeng’s “What Is It?” Blue Cliff Record 51 5 Yantou Laughs Loudly Blue Cliff Record 66 5 Yunmen’s “Flowering Field” Blue Cliff Record 39 4 Zhaozhou Recites the Sutras Transmission Records 6 Zhaozhou’s Dog (Yes-No version) Record of Serenity 18 4 Zhaozhou’s “Drink Tea” Zhaozhou Record 1, 2 Zhaozhou’s “Four Gates” Blue Cliff Record 9 Introduction ...


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