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Quanzhen School

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  1. a major sect of Taoism that originated in Northern China

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  2. According to Jinyong's wuxia novels, particularly The Legend of the Condor Heroes and The Return of the Condor Heroes, Quanzhen was the Taoist martial arts school founded by Wang Chongyang after losing a duel to Lin Chaoying

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  3. founded by the Taoist priest Wang Chongyang in the 12th century, during the rise of the Jin Dynasty

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  4. This branch of Taoism is also mentioned frequently in Jinyong's popular wuxia novels, including the Condor Trilogy

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  5. When the Mongols invaded the Northern Chinese (Song Dynasty) in 1254, the Quanzhen Taoists were among those who exerted great effort in keeping the peace, thus saving thousands of lives, particularly those of Han Chinese descent

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