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The Karate Kid movie

The Karate Kid movie

Postby Boatman Bodhisattva on Fri Jul 28, 2017 8:03 am

https://www.hulu.com/watch/29986

I am watching the original Karate Kid with my kids, to help teach them to live with honor, and to always protect those who are weaker than themselves.

I don't know if Keisuke Miyagi is a Buddhist character, but in the Next Karate Kid, he takes Julie to a Buddhist monastery to train in the martial arts.

Interestingly, the Ninja Turtles were also originally written as Buddhist characters:
http://tmntentity.blogspot.com/2011/06/ ... rtles.html
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Re: The Karate Kid movie

Postby Boatman Bodhisattva on Sat Jul 29, 2017 6:03 am

The martial arts, including kung fu and ninjutsu, were originally invented for the protection of Buddhist temples and monasteries.
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Re: The Karate Kid movie

Postby Avisitor on Thu Aug 03, 2017 5:03 am

Bodhidharma brought these things to the temples in order for the monks to develop enough strength to meditate better
Better health, better concentration, better mind
It was never meant to be used to fight

And the Karate kid movies were never really about living with honor and protecting the weak
Those movies were about the kid being in a bad situation and coming out on top at the end
One is made to feel sorry for the subject due to their situation
Then karate is the vehicle for getting out of a bad situation
The audience cheers for the underdog.
Hollywood
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