Las manos de los 18 Luohan, Chi Kung, dieciocho luohan, eighteen luohan,

The Eighteen Luohan Hands

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The Sup Bot Law Hon Yik Gun Kuen 十八羅漢易筋 拳 is a form of Qi Gong 氣功 belonging to the Luohan system of Choy Li Fut. It is believed that the exercises contained in this form were taught by Bodhidharma to the monks of Shaolin temple to counteract the numbness of the body caused by long hours sitting in meditation.

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Teoría de los cinco elementos Medicina China

Wu Xing: The Five Phases Theory

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The Theory of the Five Phases (Wǔ Xíng 五行) or Five Processes, sometimes called of the Five Elements, appeared during the Zhou 周 Dynasty, possibly as a way of representing seasonal changes that affected agricultural production, and underwent some important changes throughout history.

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El Yin y el Yang en Artes Marciales

The Yin-Yang Theory and its Applications to Martial Arts

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The Yīn-Yáng 陰陽 Theory emerged in Chinese thought from the observation of nature. This theory postulates the existence of two complementary principles that are present in all that exists. These principles were called yīn, “dark”, and yáng, “luminous”.

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