Medium: Woodcut Dimensions: 16 x 56 inches Artist details: Korean, 1954 Date finished: 2011 Edition: of 25
Poem: The stony field is even better as a practice place. Dull picks and hoes are indispensable for the practice, and keep them safe. After Master Bei. The Buddhist Dharma is transmitted through dull hoes instead of robes and bowls. If you keep the blades of hoes stay the same even after you hoed the stony field, you are considered skillful. After hard sweating work, you will find time to spare. For foolish people, working in the field is a better way to practice, rather than spending restless time sitting on meditation cushion. Isn"t the food you receive from the soil a gift from heaven and earth? Receive both your bodies and minds from the soil. If you get them from the soil, you will be considered as a skillful worker.
Medium: Woodcut Dimensions: 17 1/2 x 21 inches Artist details: Korean, 1954 Date finished: 2011 Edition: of 30
Poem: On a chilly spring day, apricot flowers are going to bloom beside the people working on the field. Those who welcome spring only with eyes, not with working, are not aware of apricot flowers blooming.
Medium: Woodcut Dimensions: 12 3/4 x 12 3/4 inches Artist details: Korean, 1954 Date finished: 2010 Edition: of 20
Poem: There is a dog which think they are a human not a dog. It is not a dog's fault. Also there is a human which they don't even know they are a dog. Whatever, a dog and a human both need to find their own position and do their job properly. -Isn't it? Woof! Woof!
Medium: Woodcut Dimensions: 35 3/4 x 48 inches Artist details: Korean, 1954 Date finished: 2010 Edition: of 29
Poem: Bird, human being, and the world live with their bodies. Everyone, including those who are living in an age as dark as death and those who are already dead, lives with the whole body and dies with the whole body. Therefore, please don't be cruel to life.