Monthly Archive:: February 2014

Damo: Conspiracy of Ignorance

Damo: Conspiracy of Ignorance, by Chris Toepker Many martial artists will have heard the story of Bodhidharma or Damo. In the story, this Indian monk arrived in China, eventually making his way to Shaolin temple on Mt.

The Riddle of Southern Shaolin

I translated “The Riddle of Southern Shaolin,” by Wen Yu Chen, many years ago. Recently the subject came up again, as it inevitably does. Since the article seems to have been taken down elsewhere, I thought it