When conditions in China were ripe, Master
Bodhidharma went there.
The emperor failed to
recognize him; his time had not yet arrived.
But Shen Guang knelt for nine years at Bear's
And became Hui Ke after the snow was stained by
his severed arm.
The Master transmitted the mind seal of the
To him as the Second Patriarch, continuing the
Poisoned six times, the Master was never harmed
in the least.
Carrying a single shoe, he returned to the West,
never to be forgotten.