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Bodhidharma: Meditating Monk, Martial Arts Master or Make-believe?

By Michael Spiessbach, M.A.




Bodhidharma: Meditating Monk, Martial Arts Master or Make-believe?

A scholarly presentation on the life of Bodhidharma, the Indian monk associated with fostering meditative and martial art practices at the Shaolin Temple. The article details how the legends propagated over centuries are influential, even if there is no emperical proof for the stories people have come to believe.

SOURCE: Journal of Asian Martial Arts, Vol. 1 No. 4 (1992): 18 pages.


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