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The History of Korean martial arts

P o comparison with China or Japan in Korea to have survived much less reliable historical information. From classical treatises have survived, only one was created quite late, in 1789, “the MUI the you. konji” (“Drawing the Outlook of martial arts”). Multifaceted negatively influenced by tradition and political culture and ideology of the country. And the Japanese occupation of 1910-1945 years, during which the colonialists pursued a policy of forced assimilation and suppressed all manifestations of the true Korean culture, actually almost stopped a number of traditional Korean martial arts.

Greatly complicates the identification of the true picture and strenuously maintained on both sides of the 38th parallel, the company propaganda, in which many official historians of martial arts hard to prove that martial arts in Korea are not inferior in ancient times, Chinese unique tradition. However, not all of the facts on which they rely, can be considered as a definite confirmation of such a concept.

“Stand typical of Korean martial arts” if you wish, of course, can be found in threatening postures and gestures of the figures the guardian spirit, guarding the gate of Buddhist temples, such representations are found not only in Korea but also in other countries of the region. On ancient Continue reading

South Korea travel Guide South Korea

Invaluable assistance in the preparation of the guide was provided by the national Organization of Tourism of Korea. Now Russian tourists appeared comfortable and reliable travel guide for South Korea. Travelers will be able to discover mysterious, mystical, yet modern and dynamically developing country. The country – pearl of the Far East – South Korea. Nice to add that from January 1 2014 year from Russia to South Korea is a visa-free regime!

South Korea – a distant and mysterious Russian tourists to the country.

A country famous for rich culture and ancient history, you parasite Buddhist temples and monasteries. Royal palaces of ancient dynasties and numerous fortresses. Healing mineral springs and clean sandy beaches.

But there are other modern Continue reading

Tajikistan: Culture of Tajikistan

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Tajikistan – a country with ancient culture and traditions. Tajik culture is unique and requires enhancement and conservation of national values. The Tajiks made a significant contribution to spiritual Treasury of civilization, gave the world a wonderful and outstanding scientists, philosophers, writers, poets and architects whose works became an integral part of scientific and cultural baggage accumulated by the world civilization. Examples of this – poems of the founder of Persian-Tajik literature Abuabdullo Rudaki, immortal national epic poem the “Shahname” abdulkosim of Firdausi, which absorbed the legendary history of the Persians and Tajiks, and the “Canon of medicine” Abu Ali Ibn Sino (Avicenna) treatise, which for many centuries served as main guide on medicine in educational institutions of Europe. Scientists al-Khorezm, al-Farabi and Aburaihan Beruni, such (according to Goethe) stars of the first magnitude on the firmament of world poetry, Khayyam, Rumi, Saadi, Hafiz, Jami, masters of artistic creativity Borbad, Mani, Bekhzod were famous way beyond ancient Sogd, Khorasan and Movarounnahr (second anniversary) – the main territory of modern Continue reading

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Medicine South Korea Booming medical tourism is now South Korea due to the fact that in 2007 the government adopted the law on medical tourism, allow foreigners to use the…

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The Purity in Japanese The Japanese like cleanliness, and sterile cleanliness. Morning for the owner of the store begins with washing the sidewalk in front of the entrance to his…

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