Chapter 366: Saint-tier Cultivation Art, Dharma Skyshock Fist!
In the backyard of Ten Thousand Maple Hotel, after Chen Ying did a round of the Dharma Skyshock Fist, he stood at the side with his arms hanging down, waiting for Sun Mo to evaluate it.
Sun Mo smiled. As expected of a genius with an extremely high potential value. Being able to train a saint-tier cultivation art to this level through self-learning was truly not an easy task.
“Many thanks for Teacher Sun’s praise!”
Although Chen Ying said thanks, he didn’t feel so in his heart. This praise was too general. He came here because he sincerely wanted guidance and not to hear such flashy but empty words.
Sun Mo didn’t expose Chen Ying’s thoughts. He continued to evaluate, “The Dharma Skyshock Fist… One shouldn’t place the emphasis on the stances and should focus on the aura instead. What’s important here is how you circulate and use your spirit qi. After you trained to the third level, you deviated from the correct method of training.”
After hearing this, Chen Ying’s spirits stirred. His expression immediately became much more respectful. Also, a bit of shock could be seen in his eyes.
Teacher Sun knew that he had trained it to the third level?
Favorable impression points from Chen Ying +100. Friendly (210/1,000).
“The essence of the Dharma Skyshock Fist lies in steadiness rather than fancifulness. You have to calm your mind and free yourself of distractions before following the prescribed pattern of the manual to cultivate.”
Through the data gleaned from Divine Sight, Sun Mo knew Chen Ying’s general situation. He was the same as many young people. His personality was playful and active. If someone wanted him to slowly cultivate like an old monk, it was basically impossible. Young people would only want to quickly cultivate the divine art and kill their enemies, rising to fame in the world.
“Is that so?”
Chen Ying frowned as he continued punching.
“Lower your speed!”
Sun Mo reminded.
“A little slower. Yes, that’s the way. Channel the focus you place on the stances to the flow of spirit qi instead.
“Don’t allow the spirit qi to disperse. Do your utmost to circulate it through your meridians!”
Humans had many meridians. They were like rivers and lakes that spread throughout one’s body. Spirit qi would flow through the main channels, but a small portion would always flow into some of the tiny energy channels.
It was fine if one cultivated in some other cultivation art. But if one trained in the Dharma Skyshock Fist, this shouldn’t happen because the essence of this cultivation art was to transform spirit qi into a type of energy to attack enemies.
Gradually, Chen Ying’s furrowed brows smoothened as a look of joy appeared on his face. He discovered that after he followed Sun Mo’s instructions, the pain he felt when he cultivated had lessened by a large margin and the might produced by his attacks also grew larger.
Chen Ying’s attacks produced the sounds of a tiger roaring. His aura was much greater than before.
“Teacher is so awesome!”
Ying Baiwu sighed.
“Is there still a need to say this?”
The papaya girl felt very honored.
After Chen Ying finished executing one round of his newly modified punch routine, he felt extremely refreshed. This feeling was something he had never experienced before!
At this moment, Chen Ying felt that he could do anything!
(Is this the value of a great teacher?)
After his excitement, Chen Ying hurriedly thanked Sun Mo. This time around, his expression was much more humble. He didn’t dare to have any impure or chaotic thoughts in his heart anymore.
“Don’t be in a hurry to thank me. I told you before that there’s a problem with this cultivation art. If you continue to train in it, you will be crippled.”
Sun Mo warned.
Chen Ying’s expression dimmed. After that, he gritted his teeth and expressed his stance. “It’s impossible for me to give it up!”
Sun Mo expressed that he understood. If he were the one who had obtained a saint-tier cultivation art, even if it was a fragmented one, he would have chosen to cultivate it as well.
“Teacher, might I be so bold as to ask you a question? Have you seen this cultivation art in the past?”
Chen Ying was curious.
“I can only do so much.”
Sun Mo smiled. He turned and walked up the building. Actually, as long as he wanted it, he could use sparring as the pretext and depend on Immemorial Vairocana to get the cultivation art from Chen Ying.
Seeing Sun Mo about to leave, Chen Ying sank into a huge internal struggle. He knew that if he missed this opportunity, he would definitely not be able to look for Sun Mo ever again.
However, letting him modify the cultivation art?
Honestly speaking, this was a saint-tier cultivation art. Allowing an unfamiliar person to read it? Who would be willing to? Even if his own father wanted to read it, Chen Ying would still hesitate for half a day.
Seeing Chen Ying’s expression, Ying Baiwu grew unhappy. “This fellow is judging the character of everyone with his small-mindedness. If it was up to me, Teacher shouldn’t be guiding him at all.”
“Teacher’s heart can contain the skies, he wouldn’t hold it against a youth!”
Li Ziqi was actually impressed with Sun Mo’s magnanimity.
Wasn’t it very normal for a youth to have such flaws? If her teacher held this against him, it would really be lowering himself to the youth’s level.
After Chen Ying heard this, an ashamed look appeared on his face. After that, he gritted his teeth and ran after Sun Mo. With a thudding sound, he knelt on the ground.
“Esteemed Teacher Sun, please pardon my boldness. Will you be able to modify the cultivation art?”
After Chen Ying asked, his gaze was filled with trepidation and anticipation while he stared at Sun Mo.
“Teacher Sun, I heard that a student from Mingshao came and is looking for you.”
Gu Xiuxun heard the conversation between students and came here to partake in the liveliness. After seeing Chen Ying, she was enlightened. (So, it’s that student who knows the saint-tier cultivation art.)
“I don’t dare to guarantee it!” Sun Mo honestly spoke, “But I will do my utmost.”
Upon hearing this, Chen Ying wanted to thank him.
“Wait a minute!”
Sun Mo stopped him. “I have to make a point clear. After I’ve seen your Dharma Skyshock Fist, I might teach it to others. If you cannot accept this, you shouldn’t let me look at it.”
This was a test.
Honestly speaking, Sun Mo currently was in possession of six types of saint-tier cultivation arts. Also, because of the existence of Immemorial Vairocana, he would be able to get any cultivation art just by fighting against someone who knew it.
Sun Mo truly didn’t cherish the Dharma Skyshock Fist that much.
Chen Ying fell silent.
“Eh, what’s wrong?”
Gu Xiuxun went to Li Ziqi’s side and asked in a low voice.
The little sunny egg explained things to her.
Sun Mo silently counted down. He would only give Chen Ying three minutes to consider.
Chen Ying thought about many things, especially so regarding the vivid scenes of him being bullied by Chen Liqi after he entered the school. In this world, strength was everything!
Given his talent, he would surely not be able to gain the appreciation of a great teacher. If this continued, the disparity in strength between him and Chen Liqi would only grow wider and ultimately, he would be trampled upon with his face in the mud.
Which youth would be willing to accept this?
“Modifying a saint-tier cultivation art? Is Sun Mo joking?”
Gu Xiuxun didn’t believe this.
“Teacher is definitely able to do it. Since he knows the name of the cultivation art Chen Ying is using, he must have seen it before.”
Li Ziqi analyzed.
“Speaking of which, where did Sun Mo learn so many saint-tier cultivation arts from? Can he teach me some?”
Gu Xiuxun was envious.
“You should go ask our Teacher about this. I don’t think he would be selfish.”
Li Ziqi surveyed Gu Xiuxun. Although her chest wasn’t big, her legs were extremely long and beautiful. She should be her teacher’s cup of tea.
(Aiya, Li Ziqi, what are you thinking about?)
(Teacher would surely not be like those lusty fellows!)
When Chen Ying heard this, his mind stirred.
(That’s right. Teacher Sun must have known about this cultivation art. In that case, he is clearly testing my sincerity. Damn, I almost disappointed him.)
After thinking of this, Chen Ying knelt on the ground.
“Teacher Sun, since I’m asking for your guidance with sincerity, however you want to handle this cultivation art is up to your discretion!”
After Chen Ying spoke, he took out a small cloth bag from his robes and opened it. The femur of an unknown creature was revealed. It was about one-third of a meter and there were many densely-packed tiny characters inscribed on it.
Chen Ying looked at the bone with deep emotions in his eyes as though it was his lover of nine lifetimes.
Ying Baiwu couldn’t accept Chen Ying’s attitude. He was even caressing the bone.
“Wow, I can feel a terrifying aura from the bone. It should be from a type of ancient gigantic beast.”
Lu Zhiruo analyzed.
Gu Xiuxun and Li Ziqi didn’t say anything. They were surveying this bone.
“Teacher, I discovered this by chance in a broken-down temple!”
Chen Ying introduced.
At that time, Chen Ying entered a dilapidated temple to hide from the rain by chance. In the end, a bolt of thunder cleaved down and destroyed the buddha statue in the temple. After that, this bone was found inside the buddha statue.
Sun Mo returned to his room. There was basically no need for Chen Ying to introduce its origin. The ancestor-grade Divine Sight swept over and everything about the bone was revealed.
In ancient times, the ribs of gigantic beasts like the roc and the taotie would contain ancient force. Although the ancient force contained within them was already extremely weak, if the spiritual controller had an extraordinary cultivation base, they could use it as a medium and summon a gigantic soul beast.
After seeing this, Sun Mo’s lips twitched. His spiritual beast control art was at the grandmaster-grade and it was possible for him to achieve this. However, he didn’t have any thoughts of taking the bone for himself.
He continued looking at it.
The characters recorded there were indeed the Dharma Skyshock Fist’s cultivation art. It was a peerless-grade saint-tier art and it was said that this cultivation art originated from Bodhidharma. It was extremely ‘righteous’ and filled with vital energy, capable of shocking heaven and earth and eradicating souls, ghosts, and demons.
Note: There are mistakes in this copy of the cultivation art. Do you want to correct it?
“Damn. System, you can do this too?”
Sun Mo was shocked.
“It’s not me, it’s the Divine Sight” The system explained, “For eye-techniques like this, after they reached the ancestor-grade, they would be able to automatically modify cultivation arts, optimizing it. After seeing the problems, they would give the best solution to resolve it.”
“But this is a saint-tier cultivation art!”
Sun Mo sighed ruefully.
“Is saint-tier very strong?”
The system counter-asked. Its tone was filled with a trace of disdain.
“Tell me, what exactly is Divine Sight?”
Sun Mo wouldn’t believe that this was just an eye-technique.
“Don’t be naively excited due to ignorance. In buddhism, there is a skill named Heaven Eyes that can allow you to see the past and future. There’s nothing incredible about Divine Sight being able to see the most optimized state of a cultivation art.”
The system chortled. As expected, Sun Mo was a country bumpkin that hadn’t seen the world. (In the future, when you see the wider world and attempt to understand the true essence of the universe, wouldn’t you be frightened to death?)
Sun Mo fell silent. He felt that Divine Sight should be something of an even higher tier.
It was just like a calculator. It could easily calculate plus, minus, division, and multiplication or even opening radical signs. However, it wouldn’t be able to do more complex calculations. But if one changed the tool used to a computer instead of a calculator, the former would be able to do so.
Comparatively, saint-tier cultivation arts were all extremely powerful, yet the Divine Sight could easily analyze it and even give suggestions to optimize it. At the very least, the tier of Divine Sight should be even higher than saint-tier cultivation arts!
“Enough. You don’t need to think about the origin of Divine Sight. You just have to use it appropriately.”
The system persuaded.
Chen Ying was so nervous that he didn’t even dare to breathe loudly. He was deeply afraid that Sun Mo’s answer would be in the negative. If that was so, he would have wasted his effort.
“The written characters have no mistakes but the sequencing is wrong!”
Sun Mo spoke. Either an ancient hegemon wrote this out to swindle others or someone was forced to write this out under duress.
In any case, the intent behind this was malicious. Whoever trained in it would be extremely unlucky.