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Liow Kah Joon

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, "Shaolin: Legends Of Zen And King Fu" is a unique picturebook written and illustrated by Liow Kah Joon. Shaolin is a 1,500-year-old Zen Buddhist Noun 1. Zen Buddhist - an adherent of the doctrines of Zen Buddhism
Zen, Zen Buddhism - school of Mahayana Buddhism asserting that enlightenment can come through meditation and intuition rather than faith; China and Japan
 temple in China famous for monks who are expert in the kung fu kung fu
 Pinyin gongfu

Chinese martial art that is simultaneously a spiritual and a physical discipline. It has been practiced at least since the Zhou dynasty (1111–255 BC).
 martial arts. This remarkable and entertaining children's book reveals the wonder, compassion and skill that is the essence of Shaolin Kung Fu Ever since 1669, when Huang Zongxi first described Chinese martial arts in terms of a Shaolin or "external" school versus a Wudang or "internal" school,[1] "Shaolin" has been used as a synonym for "external" Chinese martial arts regardless of whether or not the  through traditional Shaolin stories of a courageous young boy who seeks to master those ancient skills, as well as the philosophy and wisdom that underlies them. Young readers will learn about Zen, Kung Fu, the training and weaponry involved, the 'Shaolin Five Annimals", the story of thirteen Shaolin monks, a brief Shaolin timeline, and so much more. "Shaolin" is enthusiastically recommended addition to school and community library collections--and a 'must' for children with an interest in learning about the marital arts in general, and Shaolin Kung Fu in particular!
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Title Annotation:Shaolin: Legends of Zen And King Fu
Publication:Children's Bookwatch
Article Type:Book review
Date:Dec 1, 2006
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