The exact date for the above frescos has not been determined, however it was likely done sometime between the 1800’s – and late 1700’s early part of Qiánlóng 乾隆’s reign or possibly early in during the reign of Kangxi Emperor 康熙帝. Be that as it may, the mural, suggests that a very significant part of martial art training and practice at Shaolin involved two or more persons sets known as Shuang Yan 雙演, Dui Da (對打) and Dui Lian (對 練).



 

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