The Bodhisattva Warriors: The Origin, Inner Philosophy, History and Symbolism of the Buddhist Martial Art Within India and China

Human Science

Shifu Nagaboshi Tomio

Book Details

Format: EPUB

Page count: 530 pages

File size: 15.9 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

This unique study of the development of the earliest form of Buddhist self-defense practiced by Chuan Fa monks and mystics shows the philosophical basis of the skills they passed on to subsequent generations.The material is presented so readers can understand that what we think of as a competitive sport is really a meditation mandala in action. Over 100 illustrations. Glossary, bibliography, and index.