Master said: "Why are we bothering with these seedlings?" Perhaps he gestured toward the forest, as much as to say: "If everyone has Buddha nature already, what the heck are we doing [teaching this stuff]?"
Student said: "It will add beauty and protection to the monastery and serve as a reminder of Right Doing to the future students." He thumped the ground with his hoe three times and made an exclamation.
Teacher said: "Someday you will be the teacher at this monastery."
Years later, Lin Chi said to the assembly: "There is a True Person, who has no rank, constantly going in and out of your face. Look! Look!"
There is no one to whom he was not saying this.
You are already you.