History of Shaolin Temple – part II

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History of Shaolin Temple II

by Shaolin Monastery on Wednesday, 01 June 2011 at 09:20

The China Songshan Shaolin Temple, built in 495, is located among the vast land of Kyushu.

Song Luo Wenming, the hinterland, with its rich cultural heritage, rich cultural resources, is both the largest sects of Buddhism –  Zen Buddhism, with Chinese Martial Arts holding the largest denomination – the birthplace of  Shaolin kung fu.

“There is Shaolin, kung fu world,” was founded in the  Northern Wei Dynasty. The  over 1,500-year-old Shaolin Temple, based on the spirit of Zen Wu, benefiting people who practise Zen.

Legendary. Shaolin Kung Fu Shaolin Ancestors created what is today the Temple, back in its historical period.

Called then  ’Zen Shaolin boxing’, the Temple of Zen was the fist to receive its name, and became popular in the world.

With the development of civilization in human history, world-wide dissemination and exchange of advanced culture has been very important, the ‘Songshan Shaolin Templ’e came into being and will stay here for many generations to come.

View of Songshan Shaolin Temple

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