How Kung Fu originated from Martial Arts practices of Hinduism

Bodhidharma was a South Indian prince who became a Monk and went to China over 1500 years ago.  He taught ways to strengthen one’s body through certain intense exercises.  These exercises and regimen arose from his knowledge and understanding of Indian martial arts – including Kalaripayattu.

This documentary illustrates some of the forms extremely well.  Absolutely mindblowing!

 

 

Enhanced by Zemanta
"Beautifully put. I never get tired of reading your write up, you always bring order ..."

Why do Hindus do Idol Worship? ..."
"Thank you for your inspiring insight."

Why do Hindus do Idol Worship? ..."
"I like Delhi more than Mumbai and this post is very informative"

Delhi: A City That Connects the ..."
"Been to Delhi for a week and surprisingly, like it for its unique charm be ..."

Delhi: A City That Connects the ..."

Browse Our Archives

Follow Us!


What Are Your Thoughts?leave a comment
  • http://torrancekarate.com/ Ben Wright

    Kung fu or gongfu or gung fu is a Chinese term often used by speakers of the English language to refer to Chinese martial arts. Its original meaning is somewhat different, referring to one’s expertise in any skill, not necessarily martial.

    Karate Classes for Kids