拨草瞻风 (撥草瞻風) bō cǎo zhān fēng

bō cǎo zhān fēng set phrase pulling out the weeds seeking the Way
Domain: Buddhism 佛教 , Subdomain: Chan School 禅宗
Notes: A phrase used in the No. 20 koan in 碧巖錄 The Blue Cliff Record; refers to removing obstacles to spiritual progress (Ch’ung-hsien, K’o-ch’in, and Cleary 1998, p. 115; Ding '撥草瞻風'; FGDB '撥草瞻風'; SH '撥草瞻風'; T 2003, Scroll 2)