"Legend says..." Song Shan Favorite Tip by aukjejetty

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Favorite thing: According to legend, Shaolin was founded in the 5th century AD by an Indian monk, Bodhidharma, who preached Chan (Zen) Buddhism. Apparently, for relief between long periods of meditation, Bodhidharma's disciples imitated the natural motions of birds and animals, developing these exercises over the centuries into a form of unarmed combat.

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  • Written Apr 14, 2003
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