Sitting Quietly Doing Nothing, Spring Comes and the Grass Grows By Itself


兀然 wù rán “quietly” (can also mean “dazed”, “bewildered”, “suddenly”, “unexpectedly”, or “abruptly”)
無事 wú shì “nothing happening”
坐 zuò “sitting”
春 chūn “spring”
來 lái “come, arrive, happen, occur”
草 cǎo “grass”
自 zì “oneself”
生 shēng “live, grow”

From the “Zen Sand” (aka “Zenrin-kushū”, “Zen Phrase Book”, 禪林句集).
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