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Abbot Of Shaolin Temple

Introduction

Abbot Shi Yongxin, local name Liu Yingcheng, was born in 1965, his hometown in Yingshang, Anhui province. He got to Shaolin Temple in 1981 and respected Abbot Xingzheng, the twenty-ninth abbot of Shaolin Temple, as his master. Abbot Xingzheng passed away in 1987 and then Shi Yongxin took over the position of director of Shaolin Temple Management Committee, comprehensively presiding over the Shaolin Temple’ s affairs. Shi Yongxin got the honor to become the abbot of Shaolin Temple in 1999. Abbot Shi Yongxin has been selected as president of the Buddhist Association of Henan Province ever since selected in July of 1998. Abbot Shi Yongxin has been selected as the president of the Buddhist Association of China ever since September of 2002. Abbot Shi Yongxin has been respectively selected as the deputy to the ninth, tenth, eleventh and twelfth National People’s Congress ever since March of 1998.

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THE SHAOLIN TEMPLE STORY , Encyclopedia of Chinese Buddhist Medicine , Encyclopedia of Shaolin Temple , My Heart My Buddha , Move Body, or Stabilize Nature , Shaolin Temple in My Heart , Happy Chan

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  • SBS News in Oceania: 2023 Oceania Shaolin Games Held Successfully2023-12-08

    2023 Oceania Shaolin Games was held in Sydney, Australia on Dec. 2, 2023 where more than 360 Shaolin disciples and martial arts enthusiasts from Australia, New Zealand and other countries in Oceania gathered to make friends with Kungfu. The competition events include many fist routines and long and short weapons items of Shaolin fist, pictographic fist, arm fist and seven-star fist. There were different age groups and a total of 49 competition items that 411 players participated. In addition to the first, second and third prizes, the games also listed the 10 “Oceania Shaolin Kungfu Star”.

  • China News: Shaolin Kungfu Performance “Immortal Shaolin” Wonderfully Presented in Los Angeles 2023-11-18

    On November 12 of 2023, Shaolin Kungfu “Immortal Shaolin” had a wonderful public performance in Los Angeles, and Shaolin Kungfu monks with unique skills and “Kungfu Star” chosen from the North American Shaolin Games” jointly showed Chinese martial arts. The 2023 North American Shaolin Games hosted by China Songshan Shaolin Temple was held in Los Angeles from 11 to 12. This is a large scale cultural exchange event held by Shaolin Temple since the 2013 North American Shaolin Cultural Festival after ten years.

  • “Sing Tao Lounge” of the Sing Tao Chinese Radio Interviews the Grand Monk Shi Yongxin2023-11-17

    Sha Long, host of the “Sing Tao Lounge” of the Sing Tao Chinese Radio station, had a live exclusive interview with master Shi Yongxin, abbot of Shaolin Temple on Nov. 2, 2023 local time. The Grand Monk Shi Yongxin talked about overseas development of Shaolin culture, hoping that Shaolin culture could become attached to more people abroad.

  • China News: “Immortal Shaolin”, Shaolin Kungfu Performance in Public Showing Wonderfully in Los Angeles2023-11-15

    The “Immortal Shaolin”, Shaolin Kungfu performance in public, was on show wonderfully in Los Angeles on Nov. 12, 2023. Shaolin Kungfu monks with unique skill, and Kungfu Star selected from the “North American Shaolin Games”, jointly displayed traditional Chinese martial arts. The 2023 North American Shaolin Games hosted by China Songshan Shaolin Temple was held in Los Angeles from Nov. 11 to 12. The grand cultural exchange activities were held once again over past ten years after the “North American Shaolin Culture Festival” in 2013.

  • Xiamen Media: Abbot Shi Yongxin of Shaolin Temple Invites You to Watch Shaolin Kungfu, Forming Kungfu Ties of People on Both Sides2023-06-27

    On June 18, 2023, the Cross-Strait Youth New Media Forum on Martial Arts is held in Xiamen. There are around 400 martial arts figures and enthusiasts attending the event including more than 200 Taiwan compatriots. This video is a speech of master Shi Yongxin, abbot of Shaolin Temple.

  • Snow Scenery of Shuiyu Temple in Dengfeng2024-02-23

    On Feb. 1, 2024, heavy snow fell down over Shuiyu Temple in Dengfeng, making the millenarian temple peaceful and solemn, full of Chan.

  • A Millennial Ancient Temple, Solemn and Peaceful2023-04-20

    Shaolin Temple, a millennial ancient temple, is peaceful and solemn where a green, lively scene can be seen. Millennial ancient ginkgoes in front of the Devajara Hall of Shaolin Temple whose green shoots also appear make people feel pleasant.

  • China Media Group Mobile: My Predestined Relationship of China2023-03-30

    This video is the first season of the My Predestined Relationship of China series launched by the China Media Group Mobile. It tells the origin of the Russian couple Mrs Lana and her husband with Shaolin Temple. They have practiced Shaolin Kungfu for a long time and then transfer Shaolin Kungfu and Shaolin culture to locals after returning home from Shaolin Temple, China.

  • Deng Feng Shuiyu Temple in Spring Snow2023-03-23

    It unexpectedly snowed at the area of Zhengzhou on March 16, 2023. The millennial temple in spring snow-- Dengfeng Shuiyu Temple, manifested too many beautiful things in profound Chan, peaceful and solemn.

  • Xinhua News Agency: Come to Shaolin Temple and Test Your Kungfu Value2023-01-03

    Happy Chinese New Year 2022• the World Shaolin Kungfu Online Competition was Held in China Songshan Shaolin Temple from Feb. 9 to 15, 2022.

  • Shaolin Serves Laba Porridge on the Enlightenment Day of Buddha2024-01-22

    On January 18, 2024, or the 8th day of the twelfth lunar month is Laba Festival and the enlightenment day of Sakyamuni. On the same day, Shaolin Temple, Shaolin’ s affiliated temples and overseas Shaolin cultural centers widely donated Laba porridge, enjoying Shaolin five-element Laba porridge together with Shaolin culture enthusiasts from around the world to spread equality, compassion, integration, harmony and ecological and environmental protection of Buddhist ideas and carry forward traditional national culture via donating porridge activities.

  • Tiangong Temple in Dongyang Hosts the Consecration Ceremony of the Thousand-armed and Thousand-eyed Guanyin Bodhisattva2023-08-08

    August 5 in 2023 or the 19th day of the sixth lunar month is the Enlightenment Day of Guanyin Bodhisattva. The Tiangong Temple, Dongyang, Zhejiang province, hosted the consecration ceremony of Thousand-armed and Thousand-eyed Guanyin Bodhisattva on the same day. Master Yanbao, abbot of Tiangong Temple and masters of great virtue from the ten directions presided over the event together.

  • Shaolin Monks Attend the First Offering Ceremony for Monk in New Zealand2023-08-08

    Initiated by Rigzin Chenpo of the Bema Adi Buddhist Academy, the first offering ceremony for monk was held in Auckland, New Zealand from 9 am to 12: 30 pm on July 29, 2023. master Yanzi of the New Zealand Shaolin Cultural Center and all monks there chanted sutra for blessings together at the ceremony. During the time, master Yanzi also demonstrated Shaolin Kungfu, which was highly praised by all guests on the scene.

  • Shanghai Shaolin Kungfu Cultural Center Hosts the Training and Assessment of the Shaolin Kungfu Duanpin System2023-06-27

    On June 24, 2023, Shanghai Shaolin Kungfu Cultural Center hosted the fourth Shaolin Kungfu Duanpin System (first to fourth dan) and the Shaolin Temple Day featured family health of body and mind.

  • Shaolin Temple’ s Kungfu Monk Corps’ Coming2023-06-26

    On June 18, 2023, the cross-strait youth new media forum on Wushu was held in Xiamen. There were around 400 martial arts figures and enthusiasts including more than 200 Tainwan compatriots attending the event. The Shaolin Kungfu monk corps was invited to attend it and demonstrated wonderful Shaolin Kungfu, which won cheers of applause from audience.

  • The Grand Monk Shi Yongxin Sends Wishes to People for the Coming Spring Festival2024-01-02

    Shaolin Temple will hold theme activities featured “Welcome Spring Festival•Visit Shaolin Temple•Invite Good Fortune” during the coming Spring Festival of 2024. The Grand Monk Shi Yongxin, abbot of Shaolin Temple, sends wishes to people for mental and physical health, auspiciousness and everything well.

  • A Group Led by Shi Yongxin to Los Angeles for Visit and Exchange2023-09-15

    On August 19, 2023, a group led by the Grand Monk Shi Yongxin, abbot of Shaolin Temple, visited Los Angeles and watched Shaolin disciples’ wonderful Shaolin Kungfu performance, and joyfully communicated with teachers and students from the local Shaolin cultural center. During the time, the Grand Monk Shi Yongxin also presided over the North American Shaolin Association meeting.

  • Five Monks of Shaolin Temple Vow to Travel to Wutai Mount on Foot2023-09-15

    Five Monks of Shaolin Temple, master Yantang, master Yanchuan, master Yanxing, master Yankun and master Yanchi, vowed to travel to Mount Wutai for worship on foot on September 1 or the 17th day of the seventh lunar month in 2023. The chief significance of hiking is to make our body and mind free from external matters. Hiking seems common but practical, walking silently while insisting on advancing in fact to practice and cultivate things and states of mind.

  • Shaolin Temple Cultural Center in Zambia Favored 2023-06-27

    The Shaolin Temple Cultural Center in Zambia, under the guidance of master Yanlun, carries forward Chan Wu Yi (meditation, martial arts and medicine) which many people attend, gaining acceptance from the local government and the public. There are always some schools or colleges nearby organizing students to the center to visit, study and exchange every weekend.

  • A Master from Shaolin Temple Makes a Lecture for Shaolin Disciples from Europe2022-11-10

    To popularize Shaolin culture and serve the local society, Shaolin Temple sends masters to many places in Europe to make lectures on Shaolin culture for native Shaolin disciples. This video shows master Yanpei from Shaolin Temple gives his speech on Shaolin culture in the Austrian Shaolin Cultural Center.

  • The Scene of the Los Angeles Shaolin Kungfu Chan Academy Practicing Shaolin Kungfu 2024-02-04

    Los Angeles Shaolin Kungfu Chan Academy takes Shaolin Chan Wu culture’ s carrying forward as its own responsibility, which receives locals’ love and favor. This video is the scene of students from the the academy practicing Kungfu.

  • Shaolin Contortion of Shaolin Kungfu2024-01-08

    Shaolin Kungfu has rich contents and its complete system including not only Shaolin Boxing but also Shaolin Regimen, Shaolin weapons and so on. This video shows Shaolin Kungfu monks practice Shaolin contortion.

  • Shaolin Kungfu Monk Demonstrates the Spring-Autumn Falchion2023-12-31

    Features of Shaolin Spring-Autumn Falchion are its tightening pace, vivid shape and distinctive style. Its skills include chopping, lifting, splitting, cleaving, peeling, intercepting, fiddling, pressing, twisting, staggering and so on. The routine also interleaved with actions of waist wrapping, neck wrapping, chest rising and falling, back dancing and so on. This video shows Shaolin Kungfu monk master Yantong practices the Shaolin Spring-Autumn Falchion.

  • Shaolin Kungfu Monks Practice Traditional Martial Arts at the Thousand-Buddha Hall2023-12-28

    This video shows a scenario that Shaolin Kungfu monks practice traditional martial arts at the Thousand-Buddha Hall of Shaolin Temple. The Kungfu monks demonstrate superb, uniform actions, with mind of Chan running martial arts and both of them as one.

  • Shaolin Kungfu “Animal-Style Boxing”2023-12-20

    Shaolin Kungfu “Animal-Style Boxing” is a sort of boxing that stimulate advantages and forms of various animals as well as images of people’ s fighting and life. This video shows Shaolin Animal-Boxing “Dog Boxing” and “Frog Boxing”.

  • Shaolin Kungfu Monks Practice Traditional Martial Arts at the Thousand-Buddha Hall2023-12-11

    This video shows a scenario that Shaolin Kungfu monks practice traditional martial arts at the Thousand-Buddha Hall of Shaolin Temple. The Kungfu monks demonstrate superb, uniform actions, with mind of Chan running martial arts and both of them as one.

  • Millennial Ancient Ginkgo Trees of Shaolin in Snow2023-11-11

    After an auspicious snow, millennial ginkgo trees in front of the Mahaviro of Shaoin Temple become a snow-white, dream-like and extremely beautiful world. Past visitors take out their mobile phones to record the best moment!

  • Millennium Ancient Temple- Dingguo Temple in Anyang2022-12-02

    Dingguo Temple is located on the peak of Hanling Mount about nine kilometers east north of Anyang county. According to historical records, the temple was founded in Yongxi two years of the Northern Wei Dynasty (532 AD). Under the guidance of master Yankan, Dingguo Temple’ s construction work is orderly conducted, and has become local believers’ spiritual home.

  • Peaceful Gateway of Shaolin Temple in the Epidemic2022-11-16

    According to epidemic prevention and control requirements of Dengfeng, the Shaolin scenic spot was temporarily closed from 0 o’ clock on Oct. 14, 2022. Shaolin Temple, the ancient monastery and the holy land of Kungfu, suspended again. This video shows the peaceful gateway square of Shaolin Temple in the epidemic.

  • Shaolin Monk Explains Shaolin Culture in English2022-11-10

    As the ancient monastery of Chan sect and the holy land of Kungfu, Shaolin Temple is a known temple in the world where there are also many versatile monks. This video shows master Shi Yanzi, a Shaolin monk, introduces people warrior monk’ s foot pit at the Thousand-Buddha Hall of Shaolin Temple to people in English.