The Shaolin Monastery: History, Religion, and the Chinese Martial Arts

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University of Hawaii Press, 2008 - Sports & Recreation - 281 pages
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He is a greet person who is prayed in Shaolin Temple's,but he not known by everyone in INDIA(TAMIL NADU-KANCHIPURAM)which is the born place of "BODHI DHARMAN"

Contents

Introduction
1
ORIGINS OF A MILITARY TRADITION 500900
7
The Monastery
9
Serving the Emperor
20
SYSTEMIZING MARTIAL PRACTICE 9001600
53
Defending the Nation
55
Staff Legends
82
FIST FIGHTING AND SELFCULTIVATION 16001900
111
Gymnastics
137
Suspect Rebels
182
History Religion and the Chinese Martial Arts
197
Some Editions of the Sinews Transformation Classic
203
Notes
205
Glossary
239
Works Cited
247
Index
273

Hand Combat
113

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About the author (2008)

Meir Shahar is associate professor in the Department of East Asian Studies, Tel Aviv University.

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