A Zen Story
s invited Ikkyu
to a banquet
. Ikkyu arrived dressed in his beggar
's robes. The host, not recognizing hin, chased him away. Ikkyu went home, chaged into his ceremonial robe
of purple brocade
, and returned. With great respect
, he was received into the banquet room. There, he put his robe on the cushion, saying, "I expect you invited the robe since you showed me away a little while ago," and left.