“Carefree”: A line from the Morning Bell Chant (物物拈來無罣礙)

物物拈來無罣礙 물물염래무가애 mul mul yeom rae mu ga ae everything moves freely and spontaneously without the slightest hindrance (very free english paraphrase) 物物拈來 are the first four characters of the poem “恣逍遥” by Wang Zhe (1112-1170). 物物拈來,般般打破。 (everything moves freely and spontaneously, the truth is constantly revealed) 惺惺用,玉匙金鎖。 (softly, softly, the jade key, the golden […]