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The Indian art is called Pentjak Silat. Bohde Dharma ~ Buddha ~ w an Indian Prince who brought the art to china around 525 BC i. The place he taught was called shao lin. And btw, kung fu is not the chinese martial art's name. the chinese art is called Gung fu. kung fu means, "do excel at something

Also, the kama Sutra, The Indian Book of love, was a way of hiding Martial Arts knowledge. If you've ever looked through the kama sutra, you can see many stances, such as kiba dachi [horse stance]

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