一斩一切斩 (一斬一切斬) yī zhǎn yīqiē zhǎn

yī zhǎn yīqiē zhǎn set phrase when one strand is cut all are cut
Domain: Buddhism 佛教 , Subdomain: Chan School 禅宗
Notes: A phrase used in Chan literature, for example in No. 19 koan in 碧巖錄 The Blue Cliff Record; refers to cutting off all illusions (Ch’ung-hsien, K’o-ch’in, and Cleary 1998, p. 109; FGDB '一斬一切斬'; T 2003, Scroll 2)