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#39 Wu De - Martial Virtue - Guan Gong's Awakening Sutra and the Goal of Marital Arts

Episode Summary

#39 Wu De - Martial Virtue - Guan Gong's Awakening Sutra and the Goal of Marital Arts In this episode we explore Wu De or "Martial Virtue" the code of conduct and honor among martial artists. Guan Gong is the Chinese God of War and is the God most revered by classical martial artists. In this episode I read Guan Gong's Awakening Sutra. This is the official words of God Of War defining what Wu De is. Although a tad long, it is a clear and strong message about living a life with good morality, integrity, and honor. In addition, I share my thoughts on this subject and give a few examples of Wu De in self defense, and in the world of Hong Kong martial arts movies and stuntmen. This episode was based on a question submitted by listener Darren Miyawaki at ask@ancientwisdommodernhealth.com.

Episode Notes

#39 Wu De - Martial Virtue - Guan Gong's Awakening Sutra and the Goal of Marital Arts

In this episode we explore Wu De or "Martial Virtue" the code of conduct and honor among martial artists. Guan Gong is the Chinese God of War and is the God most revered by classical martial artists. In this episode I read Guan Gong's Awakening Sutra. This is the official words of God Of War defining what Wu De is. Although a tad long, it is a clear and strong message about living a life with good morality, integrity, and honor. In addition, I share my thoughts on this subject and give a few examples of Wu De in self defense, and in the world of Hong Kong martial arts movies and stuntmen. This episode was based on a question submitted by listener Darren Miyawaki at ask@ancientwisdommodernhealth.com.

God Of War defining what Wu De is. Although a tad long it is clear and strong message about living a life with good morality, integrity and honor. In addition, I share my thoughts on this subject and give a few examples of Wu De in self defense, and in the world of Hong Kong martial arts movies and stuntmen. 

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