Great Teacher Bodhidharma Riding a Reed. Royō Daruma Daishi Nari 蘆葉達磨大師也 by Hakuin Ekaku 白隠慧鶴 (1685-1768). Hakuin was one of Japan's most influential Zen monks, teachers, and artists. He turned seriously to painting and calligraphy around the age of 60. Photo from the Welfare Calendar [Heart of Zen] 福祉カレンダー「禅の心], published annually by the Nyosui Association 如水会, Shizuka, Japan
The Narrow Road to the Deep North is another beautiful pilgrimage tale by Basho the hailku poet. toshi kurenu / kasa kite waraji / hakinagara another year is gone / a traveler's shade on my head, / straw sandals at my feet 
Daruma painting with inscription reading: Kenshō Jōbutsu 見性成佛. By Hakuin Ekaku 白隠慧鶴 (1685-1768) (aka Hakuin Zenshi 白隠禅師). inscription is part of a famous Chinese Sung-era 4-line saying attributed to Daruma: 1: Direct transmission outside the sutras, directly pointing to the human mind, seeing self-nature & becoming a Buddha. 2: A special transmission outside scriptures, No dependence upon words and letters, Direct pointing to the mind of man, Seeing into one's own nature.