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Kalari means training field and payattu means practice with weapons and without weapons. Kalaripayattu is the most ancient martial art in the world. Peoples believe that the Kalaripayattu culture is 3000 years existing in the world. Kalaripayattu is known to be the mother of all martial arts. The Kalari centres were the practicing centres of the soldiers of the erstwhile local rulers of Kerala. The father of Shaolin martial art Kungfu, Bodhidharma started Shaolin Kungfu in China only after mastering Kalaripayattu from Kerala State in India.

Everyone of the martial arts in the world had some person as its modernizer/introducer, but Kalaripayattu cannot claim any one human-being as its founder..
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