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The Chinese origins of the Bubishi, aka Bible of Karate
« on: December 27, 2016, 03:42:11 AM »
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Hi guys, I hope you can see this beautiful illustration.

The General Tian Wubeizhi: the Bubishi in Chinese Martial Arts History is a study of the Chinese origins of the famous martial arts manual known as the Bible of Karate--the Bubishi. This book includes two Bubishi manuals, one of them being in color. This manual, which has never been published before, includes 48 illustrations of fighting drills. 

The Chinese sentences accompanying this illustration are:

(on the right): 青龍出抓手勝 qinglong chu zhuashou sheng



Blue Dragon sends out his claws (lit. grabbing hand) and wins



(on the left): 丹鳳朝陽手敗 danfeng zhaoyangshou bai

Cinnabar (=red) Phoenix [uses the] Sun-Facing Hand (=an upwards going attack) and loses
 
If you want the illustration please drop me a mail and I'll send it to you.

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Blue Magpie

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The Chinese origins of the Bubishi, aka Bible of Karate
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Re: The Chinese origins of the Bubishi, aka Bible of Karate
« Reply #1 on: December 27, 2016, 05:15:58 AM »
Hi Blue Magpie,

Thank you for this illustration and welcome on Martial Way Forum !

You're welcome to post here more illustrations or text passages of this book. The Martial Way readers will read you with interest  #UC48


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Re: The Chinese origins of the Bubishi, aka Bible of Karate
« Reply #2 on: December 27, 2016, 08:25:06 PM »
Hi Webmaster

Thank you for your warm welcome!

I will ask the publisher for more illustrations.

Thanks!

Blue Magpie