bodhidharma, discipline, kung fe, martial arts, shaolin monks, zen buddhism

When Shaolin Monks Came to Aid the Tang Emperor

In our minds, Buddhist monks are men of peace, unyielding understanding, and nonselective compassion. Well, that is true. But for the Shaolin monks? Well, they can be a force to reckon with if you happen to land on their bad side. A short history of Shaolin monks It is said that the Buddhist monk Buddhabhadra, ...

Emma Lu

The Shaolin Temple.

Learn from the Master: The Philosophy of Bruce Lee

Bruce Lee’s influence on modern martial arts is undeniable. His ideas about martial arts were not rooted in violence. Instead, its foundations were strongly rooted in a wise philosophy and informed worldview that stressed personal excellence. The philosophy of Bruce Lee Be like water One day when Bruce Lee was reflecting on the teachings of ...

Armin Auctor

A statue of Bruce Lee.