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Term Glossary: Bodhidharma

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Bodhidharma


Definition:

5th Century Buddhist sage who established the Shao-lin Monastery.

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The Origin of Tai Chi (in 68 seconds)

              The goal of this article is to: 1) introduce you to some names and places that will eventually become critical. At some point in everyone’s development an understanding of the origin of tai chi becomes essential.  Typically you begin to be in a conversation about yoga/work/religion/running and you say; “that sounds like tai chi.”  A need arises to understand how tai chi can be related to so much simultaneously and your historical pursuit begins. 2) give you confidence in the great tradition that ... Read More