Legend of Li Chung Yun – 256-year-old Man

Posted by on October 5, 2010

Keep your heart to stay calm, sit like a turtle, walk like a dove and happily go to sleep like a dog.” That sentence advice given by Li Chung Yun when a chief named Wu Pu Fei invited to the house and asked the secret of longevity . Li Chung Yun died on May 6, 1933. It was 256 years old.

Mr. Li lives in Sichuan province in China which symbolizes the greatness of one’s longevity. At age 10, he has traveled to Kansu, Shansi, Tibet, Annam, Siam and Manchuria gathering herbs. He continues to collect medicinal plants up to 100 years old.

Some sources say that Mr.Li have buried 23 Wife and at the time of his death he lived with his wife to 24. From the 24th of his wife, Li has children and grandchildren up to 11 generations and numbering about 200 people. He has long nails about 6 inches. Although he was already 200 years more, but in view of those he looked like someone who’s 60 years old.

According to Mr. Li, he was born in 1736. But in 1930, a professor from Chengdu university education departments are named Wu Chung Chieh find a record of the Chinese empire congratulated the Li Ching Yun on birthday-150 years. Congratulations were given in 1827. When in 1827 he repeated the year to 150, then it means royal records show that Mr. Li was born in 1677 and when he died in 1933, he was 256 years old.

At the time of his death, mourning for Mr.Li speech published by the world’s leading media, including The New York Times and the Times Magazine.

Whether Li was born in 1677 or 1736 as his confession? When he was born in 1736 according to his testimony, meaning he died at the age of 197 years, far longer than the oldest person ever recorded is Jeanne Louise Calment of France who died in 1997 at age 122 years 164 days. Previously, China has also been recorded of a man named Chen Jun is believed to die at the age of 443 years.

During his life, Mr Li is known as an herbalist, and kung fu expert. In the year 1749 when he was 71 years old, he moved to the city of Kai Xian to join forces with China as a martial arts coach and advisor to the military.

The story of his life then flows like a story of martial arts films we watch. One of his disciples Mr. Li, namely Master of Tai Chi called Da Liu told this story. At the time Mr. Li 130 years old, he met a hermit in a mountain and then taught him Baguazhang Jiulong(nine dragon eight diagrams palm of the hand) and Qigong (energy in) with a special breathing instructions, movements and how mengkordinasikannya with specific sounds and food recommendations. Da Liu said that Mr.Li can have a long life since he regularly perform these exercises every day, regularly, correctly and sincerely for 120 years. Until recently, practitioners of modern Jiulong Baguazhang acknowledge that the knowledge they gained came directly from Mr. Li.

In 1933, he died. Mr. li once said to a friend, “I have completed all the things that must be resolved in this world, now I’m going home. ” Li Chung Yun died not long after that. And since it comes the legend of Li Chung Yun, a 256-year-old man.

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