By Patriarch Chan & Bob Flaws
Trade paperback book
152 pages, 6.00 x 9.00″
The Shaolin Monastery is one of the most ancient and famous repositories of Chinese martial arts lore. This book is the first one in English to reveal the secret formulas of the fighting monks of Shaolin for their treatment of all types of martial and traumatic injury.
De Qian was a student of Abbot De Chan. De Chan orally transmitted this material and De Qian wrote it down.
Translated from a manuscript copied by a student of the Abbot of Shaolin Monastery, this text comprises part of the monastic lineage of “fall & strike” medicine. It presents hundreds of treatments for a wide variety of external and martial arts injuries as well as preventive training formulas. This second edition includes a full symptom index, easier to use formula descriptions, and Pinyin as well as Latin herbal descriptions.
This is a revised and improved second edition based on Nigel Wiseman’s terminology. It includes Pinyin romanization for all medicinal ingredients.