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Crippled Immortals

Author : Chris Murray
ISBN : 1925801349
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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A martial-arts master escapes from a prison camp in wartime China and flees to Malaya. His hopes for a quiet life are dashed when he saves a bus driver from a lynch mob. The master agrees to impart his secrets to five disciples. Although the organisation they found becomes internationally renowned, the arts are almost entirely lost as the initiates succumb to internal squabbling and greed. New in Singapore, Chris Murray tracks down Chan See-meng, favourite disciple of the great Chee Kim Thong. Through dusty Malaysian villages and Shaolin Temple in China, the adventure that begins with gruelling practice on Chan's rooftop leads Chris in the footsteps of the masters. As he becomes absorbed in the esoteric depths of Five Ancestors Fist, he investigates the journey of Zen martial-arts from ancient temples to modern gymnasia. Can these traditions survive in modernity? An intimate memoir with historical scope, Crippled Immortals unites a cast of legendary heroes and slack-jawed monks, Indian yogi and Tibetan lamas, bluffers, gangsters, and champions who have been touched by Old Man Chee's arts. The practitioner's path to enlightenment is always arduous, often hilarious, and sometimes heart-breaking. True adepts talk with their fists, but the strength that endures lies in the bond between master and disciple.

The Eight Immortals Revolving Sword Of Pure Yang

Author : Dr. Baolin Wu
ISBN : 9781931483193
Genre : Religion
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Immortals Dump Waste In My Home

Author : Lan ShanDengHuo
ISBN : 9781649913043
Genre : Fiction
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The migrant worker Xu Fan, who was fighting alone in the provincial capital, had been framed and had returned home. However, he had unexpectedly discovered that his back mountain had turned into a rubbish dump in the Heavenly Court... These trash that would seriously affect the daily lives of deities in the Heavenly Court were all rare treasures in the lower realms! Using this rubbish, he built orchards, opened chicken farms, grew herbs, opened restaurants, and led his fellow villagers to become rich! Build the world's biggest agribusiness group! The pretty village doctor, the female village chief, and the CEO of the ice mountain all raised their eyebrows, sending Xu Fan away in the dark. It was too late for him to hide! At the same time, the other deities who were interested in the changing world all came to him ...

Top Emperor Of Martial Arts

Author : Xiao Qian
ISBN : 9781647672577
Genre : Fiction
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Chu Yan was born to be the pride of heaven, but for the time being he could only be a wasteful man. He needed to wait for an opportunity to open his magic body.He went to see his fiancee as a waste, but he did not expect that his father-in-law was a man of faith and promise, in order to repay, promised to marry his daughter to him. It was a pity that this girl already had a sweetheart. What she didn't know was that the person she missed day and night was standing in front of her right now.☆About the Author☆Xiao Qian, an outstanding online novelist, has authored many novels. Her representative works include "Top Emperor of Martial Arts" and "Unparalleled Evil Monarch". Her novels have received high marks, and her ups and downs plot Attracted a lot of readers.

Censored By Confucius Ghost Stories By Yuan Mei

Author : Yuan Mei
ISBN : 9781315285719
Genre : Political Science
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"The one hundred-some stories depict the important role ghosts played in the lives of the Chinese, as well as revealing a great deal about sex, revenge, transvestism, corruption, and other topics banned by Mei's puritanical mid-Qing society". -- Reference & Research Book News.

Tales Of The Taoist Immortals

Author : Eva Wong
ISBN : 9780834826762
Genre : Philosophy
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As a girl growing up in Hong Kong, Eva Wong heard and memorized many tales told to her by Hong Kong's finest professional storytellers, by actors on the radio, and by her grandmother. These popular tales of the Taoist immortals were also often dramatized in Chinese operas. The stories are of famous characters in Chinese history and myth: a hero's battle with the lords of evil, the founder of the Ming dynasty's treacherous betrayal of his friends, a young girl who saves her town by imitating rooster calls. Entertaining and often provocative, these tales usually include a moral. The immortals are role models in Chinese culture, as well as examples of enlightenment. Some of the immortals were healers, some were social activists, some were aristocrats, and some were entrepreneurs. The tales chosen by Eva Wong here are of the best-known immortals among the Chinese. Their names are household words and their stories are told and retold by one generation to the next.

The Immortal History Of South Africa

Author : Martin James Boon
ISBN : HARVARD:32044105340855
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Realm Of The Immortals

Author : Stephen Little
ISBN : UOM:39015014884228
Genre : Art objects, Chinese
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Classical Myth

Author : Barry B. Powell
ISBN : STANFORD:36105132277984
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Comprehensive and scholarly, this well-designed text presents Greek and Roman myths in a lively and easy-to-read manner. The material has been rearranged to make it easier to find and the new edition has been streamlined. It features fresh translations, numerous illustrations (ancient and modern) of classical myths and legends, and commentary that emphasizes the anthropological, historical, religious, sociological, and economic contexts in which the myths were told. It also provides a cultural context so that readers can see how mythology has influenced the world and how it continues to influence society today.

The Art Book Of Chinese Paintings

Author : Ming Deng
ISBN : UCSD:31822037305703
Genre : Art
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An introduction to a millennium's worth of Chinese paintings features 400 classical works by more than 240 artists that represent their different historical periods, in a volume that offers insight into how Chinese art uniquely reflects cultural perspectives and the natural world. Original.

Planning And Operating Facilities For Crippled Children

Author : W. B. Schoenbohm
ISBN : UOM:39015072247342
Genre : Children with disabilities
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The Indiana State Board Of Health Bulletin

Author : Indiana State Board of Health
ISBN : UIUC:30112033613107
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Publications Of The Hospital For Ruptured And Crippled

Author : New York (State). Hospital for Ruptured and Crippled
ISBN : CHI:79845808
Genre : Orthopedics
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Immortal Rebels

Author : Israel Joshua Gerber
ISBN : UOM:39015004193457
Genre : Bible
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Mao Yi Yu L? You

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ISBN : UOM:39015022994282
Genre : China
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The Biltmore Immortals

Author : Carl Alwin Schenck
ISBN : PSU:000020024482
Genre : Foresters
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Song Of The Immortals

Author : Junying Geng
ISBN : UVA:X004218027
Genre : Acupuncture
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This handbook, with acupuncture for about 150 diseases, reflects the general situation of acupuncture therapy. It presents readers with a great deal of valuable experience accumulated by acupuncturists in ancient times and in the present. It serves as a reference book for beginners, acupuncture practitioners, and for researchers of acupuncture theory.

Power Dressing

Author : Chris Hall
ISBN : UOM:39015067725237
Genre : Antiques & Collectibles
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The weaving of textiles is an activity that is found in most societies but the domestication of the silkworm and the reeling of the worms filament were undoubtedly of Chinese origin and represents one of the oldest discoveries in the science of textiles. The evolution of the Chinese wardrobe especially the wearing of silk is associated with the definition of rank and social status in early Chinese society.Drawing on the private collection of Chinese textiles from Chris Hall, resident of Hong Kong this publication held in conjunction with an exhibition of the same name, showcases the aesthetic sensibilities and sartorial tastes of Chinese fashion across the centuries. This lavishly illustrated book includes contributions from experts in the history of silk in China, discussion of symbols and motifs in textiles, insights into Imperial Court textiles and Buddhist dress as well as a consideration on the preservation of textile collections.

Cripples Home Bray Co Dublin An Address

Author : Lucinda Sullivan
ISBN : OXFORD:590953568
Genre : People with disabilities
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The American Immortals

Author : George Cary Eggleston
Genre : Biography
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