Huang Han Xun. LUOHAN GONG. Shaolin Internal Training Set. ” As far as the Breath and Qi is concerned, it must not only make the man energetic and his. Revisión histórica del set ‘shiba luohan gong’ o ‘Qi-Gong de los 18 monjes iluminados’ perteneciente al estílo ‘Qixing TangLang Quan’ o ‘Mantis Religiosa de.

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However, if you start to master one exercise after another by stages and gradually increase the time for training sessions you will soon feel positive changes in your body. So the man moves like a lightning in the sky and joyfully he passes along as a victor in all battles “. All this energy that has been developing finds a further push by the action of the shoulders. Although in our days, combats are not to death and martial arts has become in most cases a sport, it is true that still the martial artist is faced with pain and with a certain amount of stress and our organisms interpret these harmless combats, as imposing experiences that trigger our alarms systems, forcing the practitioner to a high degree of concentration and control of his thoughts and emotions.

Now we repeat the exercise in the other direction, in total each luoham 3 times. In this form of Qigong the various influences from Indian Yoga are still clearly visible. The Hands of the 18 Luohan with its low stances, its continuous shifting of the body weight from one leg to the other and its one leg standing position, strengthen the muscles and increase the balance.

For the martial artist this means that he will not stop after one punch is blocked but that he will continue without stopping to punch, block and kick without intervals, as continuous, as immediate, as goong sounds that comes when the hands clap. Both, the spiritual adept and the worldly soldier, share many personal traits honor, respect, perseverance, honesty and must master similar abilities physical, mental and emotional puohan differentiating in the objective pursued.

The tremendous results obtained through its regular practice has rendered it an indispensable training tool and thus the secrecy that has surrounded it. He had ligaments made of copper and skeleton made of iron. The exercises intentionally create a Qi congestion at the desired spots, initially by means of willful contraction and stretching. The concepts of relaxation both physical and mental ; the correct work of the leg positions for solidity as well as lkohan and liveliness in movement; the exercising of the waist, hips, back and shoulders; the coordination between the lower and upper gomg, the ability to develop different types of Gings relaxed explosive power and the extension and stretching practiced following the Ying and the Yang theory to increase the flexibility and elasticity of tendons and muscles as well as the draining of the energy channels, make this Qigong system an ideal training tool for both the beginning as well as the experienced martial artist of any system.


He and his followers were non violent, spiritual seekers that filled with compassion, wanted to lead mankind out of its eternal suffering and so founded the Shaolin Monastery; a center for self transformation.

Louhan benefits are due to the wisdom and depth in the conception of the Luohan Gong which produces such results in a short time and validates its mythical origin. Shaolin Temple is known in the west for the Kung Fu movies and it may strike one as a contradiction that a group of Buddhist monks recognized for their compassion, who were vegetarians and lived a contemplative life are also well known by their skill in martial arts.

This system of physical, gonb and spiritual development was created by combining exercises that Bodhidharma brought from India, plus his observation of the animals in nature, the movements of the crane, the tiger, the leopard, the snake, etc. Part 2 We turn back to the starting position and step a shoulder width apart. Gony thing is to posses strong powerful punches and kicks and another one is to be able to gnog them in critical situations when the mind may be in a state of confusion.

Engaging these three gates in the right order assures a biodynamical movement that is relaxed, healthy and efficient in allowing the circulation of blood and energy. Physiologically a correct and good breathing pattern high oxygen intake and elimination of carbon dioxide using the diaphragm is gonv to all the body functions.

Now we lift the arms to shoulder level and look at our palms Lao Gong points. Nurturing of the gpng.

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That is in reality what Qigong is all about: Now we shift our weight back to the right. Then we close legs gonf turn back to the centre. Every movement whether it is going up or down should originate in the leg and from there flow to the lumbar vertebrae, then the thoracic vertebrae and finally to the cervical vertebrae. Conscious control of breathing and mental concentration creates the affinity between that method and Buddhist practices of meditation. Then we sink into the right foot while lifting the left leg as well as reaching out with the left arm in front of the body, the kuohan facing upwards.

During the execution of the whole set of exercises breathing is even and deep, movements mainly are smooth and measured. Trough out the whole form, the back is moved and exercised in the four different types of movements necessary to keep the spine healthy, that is: Straining certain groups of muscles, mental concentration and breathing make QI start circulating properly in the body.

As the Tao Teh Jing expresses: We are looking back over the right shoulder. The latest version is available to download for free: He is completely awareof the situation because emotions and thoughts do not cloud the Mind, the real Self and thus it can be natural, spontaneous Tzu Janfree in all its splendor.


Your personal information is processed on our state-of-the-art e-commerce system, so you can shop with confidence and peace of mind. Then we change sides. The hands touch at the fingertips. Every action whether it is defensive or offensive should start and finish there, and breath control is fundamental to reaching this objective. It is much the same as when the moon reflects on the waters of a tranquil lake. While doing so we press the right arm slightly above the elbow backwards behind the head using the back of the left fist.

Since ancient times and in different traditions, monkhood and martial skills have been associated. In process of executing the set of exercises you also learn to control your breath, which allows to indirectly control your psychic and emotional state in combat conditions or under stress.

Luohan also shows Wu Wei No Actionwhich means to act in accordance with the current of life, not to oppose, but to go with the flow of the universe. We repeat this exercise three times to both sides. Breath Control Physiologically a correct and good breathing pattern high oxygen intake and elimination of carbon dioxide using the diaphragm is fundamental to all the body functions.

The left hand supports pressing upwards at the level of the right elbow. From these trips to the Shaolin temple, as well as his other work with the Seven Star Praying Mantis system, he wrote five volumes titled “The Shaolin Authentic”.

Luohan Gong

Strengthening of the sinews, bones and the muscular system — improved posture and relaxation of the muscles — and as a result free Qi flow. We hold this position for some seconds. Body Control The 18 Luohan Hands has been used for generations of great martial arts masters to keep their body machine at an optimum level of efficiency.

The breath-Qi must strengthen the physical force Li and the force Li must guide the breath Qi”. Fragments from the book.

Here lies an important benefit in the practice of the Martial Arts for those interested in self development. We do not share your credit card information with anyone, not even the supplier of the product that you are purchasing.

The Physical, mental and spiritual training associated to the training of the Hands of the 18 Luohan, as well as to the traditional martial arts are a fine compliment to the spiritual seeker.