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Kalari payattu-Do you know what is this art ??

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Asked by Radha, 09 Oct '12 02:34 pm
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It's a form of matial arts practiced in Kerala
Answered by simon waaras, 09 Oct '12 02:35 pm

 
  
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Kalaripayattu is an Indian martial art from the southern state of Kerala. One of the oldest fighting systems in existence, it is practiced in Kerala and contiguous parts of Tamil Nadu and Karnataka[2] as well as northeastern Sri Lanka and among the Malayali community of Malaysia. It was practiced primarily by groups among Keralite castes such as the Nairs and Ezhavas, and was taught by a special caste named Kalari Panicker
Kalari payat includes strikes, kicks, grappling, preset forms, weaponry and healing methods.Regional variants are classified according to geographical position in Kerala; these are the northern style of the Malayalis, the southern style of the Tamils and the central style from inner Kerala. The northern style was practiced primarily by the Nairs, the martial caste of Kerala, and Ezhavas, as well as some Mappilas and Saint Thomas Christians. The southern style, called adi murai, was practiced largely by the Nadars and has features distinguishing it from its other reg ...more
Answered by Prince Deva, 09 Oct '12 02:38 pm

 
  
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It is a martial arts from kerala which eventually travelled to china thru bodhi dharman
Answered by angel, 09 Oct '12 02:36 pm

 
  
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In short origin of KARATE,, the budhist monks practised in Japan. Martial arts
Answered by sharad sharad, 20 Nov '12 06:01 pm

 
  
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Kalaripayattu, the vibrant traditional martial art of Kerala, has been a part of the history and culture of Kerala from time immemorial. It is in Kerala that even today this art form retains all its intrinsic qualities unaltered. Kalaripayattu is considered as the 'Mother of all Martial Arts', its offshoots being martial art forms like Karate, Kun-Fu. Tai Chi, Silambam etc. Kalaripayattu thus forms a holistic base for the many of todays performing artists.

The influence of Kalaripayattu is evident in the indigenous art forms of Kerala such as Kathakali, Kolkali, Teyyam, Poorakkali, Velakali etc. The basic movements in Kalaripayattu are similar to certain Karanas as described in Bharata's Natya Sastra. Patanjali's Yoga Abhyasa forms a part of Kalaripayattu training. Kalaripayattu is suitable for anyone who is aware of the benefits of a healthy body and healthy mind. It boosts the energy and zeal of sportsmen, performing artists etc. The aim of Kalaripayattu is to qualify one overall, ...more
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Answered by anil garg, 20 Nov '12 05:59 pm

 
  
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