The Essential Scripture...


The Essential Scriptures of the Buddha and Patriarchs

Verses to the Ten Oxherding Pictures

Verse 8.

Paying No Heed to One Other
The ox, now white, is forevermore amid white clouds,
The man pays him no mind; so, too, the ox,
The moon shines through white clouds, turning the clouds’ shadows white,
The white clouds and the bright moon follow their own courses west and east