1Eight winds are praise, ridicule, suffering, happiness, benefit, destruction, gain, and loss. One should not be swayed by any of these.
2Two Vehicles are the teachings of the Shravaka (It literally means “the sound-hearer”) and Pratyeka-buddha (the solitary-sage vehicle). They are both the followers of Theravada Buddhism.
Bodhisattva should never think that there are sentient beings to be saved.
3Vulture Peak: This is the summit of the mountain where Shakyamuni Buddha gave discourse to a great assembly.
Translator’s Comments: You should take heed because at the last era of the decline of illustrious doctrine, devils will roam around like burning fire to disturb the illustrious dharma.
Balgilje (K) 鉢吉帝
Hwadu (K) 話頭
Seon (K) 禪
Weishan (C) 潙山
Yangshan (C) 仰山