Question What is walking in lotus-like steps?

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  1. ElefantVerd

    ElefantVerd It's not me, and it's not you.

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    Some characters from "Returning from the Immortal World" appear to walk that way sometimes:

    chapter 546: Gu Xiaoxue walked on the lotus stepand quietly appeared behind Tang Xiu.

    chapter 644: Xue Yu walked in lotus-like steps and leisurely came to Tang Xiu's front

    chapter 798: She waltzed in with a lotus-like manner as her steps brought her in front of .
     
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    Just bs to make it sound awe-inspiring
     
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    Lotus fingers are real, lotus steps are just bull like movement techniques or shadow clone justu. Imagine it as you wish.
     
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    lotus steps in china is a kind of dance....so i suppose that the meaning "elegant step"

     
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    You know when you dip your finger in water it gives waves of rings, some wuxia TV shows do it when a martial artist runs on water, they make rings around the feet. That's what I imagine it means
     
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    I think it means that he/she walks with light steps. Something like walking on blades of grass but with entire feet. In short it's something like relaxed soft steps.
     
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    As far as I know Lotus stands for purity and modesty and is as a fact a delicate and beautiful flower (that also blooms in muddy water but that is probably not important here).

    So I personally have always interpreted that as a graceful / modest way of walking in a very soft way that does not even bend the grass the person stands on.

    p.s. Well for women at least
     
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    Chinese style moon-walk. That's what it is. I bet donald trump's life on me being right. :blobReach:
     
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    cn bs to increase word count?
     
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    Basically Chinese style cat walk.
     
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    They're all dancing and skipping their way there
     
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    I think it means to move elegantly on tip toes fast and swift, imagine how a ballerina walks but in large strides (I think that does give a closer image :blobunsure:, wuxia dramas usually show such scenes of steps or movement :hmm:)
     
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    as you know in chinese a world can have dozen of meaning and in other language there are sinonims......
    lotus in china is considered as "elegant" and the lotus-like step by what i see is used only when referd to female....so i simply assumed they refered as "elegant step"......as for what kind of step they are doing elegantly, either is writen in the story either i don't give a fu*k
     
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    Could you be wrong? *lols*
     
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    Apparently it is the way that girls with bound feet have to walk so they don't fall flat on their face.

    Just a medieval form of torture. Perhaps.
     
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    Then rest in pe... Pieces donald trump...
     
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    It's a Buddhist way of meditation in the form of walking. By walking back and forth and rid oneself of their thoughts.

    Or, it's the foot-binding, which is an "elegant" way to walk. ( Don't go look it up, it's bad. )
     
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