I’m wondering if there is an equivalent English word for this situation.
I think over and over about a topic, but can’t find out what the meaning is; muttering ‘Cudgel thy brains no more about it, for your dull ass will not mend his pace with beating.’ Then, without any further expecting for improvement, I remind an image, for now I don’t have any particular thing to do, which is given by a pundit. And through it, I finally get the answer for the first question: hooray, that’s it!
Put the case that an East Asian religious trainee is given this short word after his question, “What is the Tao?”, to his teacher: “Poo!” The ‘poo’ may be like “Truly I say to you, no prophet is acceptable in his own country,” I think. The word for the ‘poo’ is called “화두”[hwa-du]. Unfortunately there are no proper translations for the word in my dictionaries.
p.s. This is from an experience that I got, through an image (chart 1) , a good answer (chart 2) for my question.