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History of Bodhidharma Part 1

In history, Bodhidharma is described as “a Brahman monk from South India” (645 CE), “the third son of a Brahman king of South India” (ca. 715 CE) and other traditions, specifically, describe Bodhidharma to be the third son of a Pallava king from Kanchipuram.

The Original Shaolin Monk

6/7/10 by Goran Powell: The Shaolin Temple is regarded as the birthplace of Zen and Kung Fu—the first place in history to combine the training of a warrior with the spiritual practices of a monk. The beginning of this unique tradition is attributed to the monk Bodhidharma (Da Mo in Chinese, Daruma in Japanese) who visited […]