384. Asked 'What is the Way?' Master Nansen replies very succinctly, 'Ordinary Mind is the Way'. If Joshu was as surprised and puzzled as perhaps many of us are by this answer, he does not show it for he straightaway asks another question about searching for this 'Ordinary Mind'. But unlike the young Joshu we might need to take some time to puzzle over what is meant by 'Ordinary Mind'.