Shishi and the Knife
Shi Tou asks Shishi for a knife but instead receives illumination. We take a look at what this unusual exchange is all about.
One day, while wondering in the mountains, Shi Tou said to Shishi,
"‘just lop off that branch of the tree in front of me - its hindering me”
"I didn’ t bring a knife”,’replied Shishi.’ Shi Tou pulled out a knife and gave it Shishi.
"Why not let this come to me?’"said Shishi.
"What would you use it for?’"asked Shi Tou.
Then Shi Tou had a great awakening.
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