“Number Five – Cutting an Ear”

The virtuous sage and revered master (Liu) as a novice was ordered to reside at Mimeng, bowing he went toward the golden hall, (seeking) golden wisdom to convert people and to relieve sickness. Having one by one been to every place, (Liu) admonished his relatives to abstain, and all of the people venerated him, all returning to the true teaching. At noon on the fifteenth day of the second moon in 904 CE (Liu) cut off his ear in offering to all Buddhas. Moved by this act, the Great Sage manifested himself on top of a floating hill providing proof of the act.

第五割耳]本尊贤圣令徒弟住]弥牟躬往金堂金水行]化救病经历诸处亲往]戒敕诸民钦仰皆归]正教于天福四年二月]十五日午时割耳供养]诸佛感]浮丘大圣]顶上现身以为证明]