Shaolin Temples China

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These Buddhist monasteries on the sacred mountain of Song Shan are famed for their long association with Chan (Zen) Buddhism and martial arts. Today most of the "monks" are aspiring kung-fu

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34.500483° N, 112.915486° E

References & Resources

  1. The Art of Shaolin Kung Fu: Secrets of Kung Fu for Self-Defense, Health, and Enlightenment
  2. The Shaolin Monastery: History, Religion, and the Chinese Martial Arts
  3. The Shaolin Grandmasters' Text: History, Philosophy, and Gung Fu of Shaolin Ch'an
  4. Authentic Shaolin Heritage: Training Methods of 72 Arts of Shaolin

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April 11, 2015