Abbot Of Shaolin Temple
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.[Detail]
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Shaolin Temple is an ancient temple with a history of more than 1500 years, the ancient monastery of Chan sect and holy land of Kungfu. what’ s a day like in Shaolin Temple? Let’ s feel and experience that together.
Master Shi Yanzi, a Shaolin monk, lives a free life full of Chan in Wuhuaping of deep Songshan Mount, from building roads uphill to chopping and reclaim land for five years, totaling 1825 days. This video’ s report was written by Jin Zehong, taken by Shen Xiang and Qiu Qi, and edited by Wu Zhongshu, recording a process of a Shaolin monk transforming barren mountain into a tea garden.
Italy Shaolin Fist Union carries forward Shaolin culture through hosting various Kungfu teaching, Chan experiencing and speeches, summer camp and other activities under the guidance of head Shi Yanhui. This video shows Shi Yanhui explains all efforts and achievements for the union in recent years.
There are always many foreigners coming to practice Chan and Shaolin Kungfu to build body and purify mind in Shaolin Temple each year. The hero of this video Harsh Verma comes from Bombay, India. He feels his mind and body benefiting from it after studying Chan Wu Yi culture in Shaolin Temple.
Since the foundation of the Zambia Shaolin Cultural Center in December, 2021, under abbot Shi Yongxin’ s care and guidance and master Yanlun’ s earnest practice, the cultural center teaches Shaolin Kungfu and promotes Shaolin culture meanwhile also establishing courses of Chinese, calligraphy, traditional etiquette, theory of traditional Chinese medicine, massage and so on, to widely carry forward Shaolin Chan Wu culture and fine traditional Chinese culture, which is recognized and loved by local society deeply.
With morning bells and evening drums, and an oil lamp before the statue of Buddha, life as spiritual life is simple, orderly and full. This video shows Shaolin monks chant sutra to pray for world peace,human happiness and good weather for the crops. Momentarily, the sound of chanting floats in the air of the millennium ancient temple, continuing for ever.
As fall turns into winter, leaves of the millennium ginkgo in front of the Devar Hall in Shaolin Temple become a vast expanse of yellow scene, which is full of mind of Chan. Shaolin monks practice Kungfu under the ginkgoj with the unity of Chan and Wu, and the association of activity and inertia.
Shaolin Dapao Hammer, also called Shaolin Laopao Hammer or three-section-Pao hammer, is a advanced practice routine of Shaolin boxing. This video shows master Shi Yankai practices Shaolin Dapao hammer, with activity orderly movement and peace, and the unity of Chan and Wu.
Los Angeles Shaolin Kungfu Chan Academy takes personal responsibility to carry forward Shaolin culture and serve local people and communities. Many local students usually get to the school to study Shaolin Kungfu and traditional Shaolin culture from which their body and mind benefits. This video shows the students displaying Shaolin Kungfu on the scene.
The sun rises among Songshan Mountains and the sound of the morning bell startles birds. A brook winds in front of Shaolin Temple with a history of more than 1, 500 years. This millennial ancient temple, the ancestral monastery of Chan sect and a holy land of Kungfu, is admired by people at home and abroad.
The northernmost hall of Shaolin Temple permanent residence compound is the Thousand-Buddha Hall whose inside offers sacrifice to a bronze statue of Buddha pilu forged in the Ming Dynasty. This video shows master Yanzi explains the history of the Thousand-Buddha Hall in English.
Golden leaves of ancient ginkgo of Shaolin Temple in early winter conveys the ancient temple’ s mind of Chan and peace. Walk on the lotus-path under the tree, look at leaves of ginkgo everywhere, and feel time and things changing.
There is an ancient ginkgo with a history of more than 1, 500 years in front of the Mahavero Hall in Shaolin Temple. It is still with luxuriant foliage although in Autumn. This thousand-year ginkgo witnessed the world of changes has occurred.
As the granary of Shaolin Temple, Shuiyu Temple in Dengfeng, the grain here for store, aided victims on the verge of famine. Shuiyu Temple is a soul home of local believers. It promotes Buddhist dharma and benefits sentient beings, takes personal responsibility to carry forward Shaolin Chan medical culture.
To promote popularization of the Shaolin Kungfu Duanpin system, Shaolin Temple sends masters to many places of Europe to hold the evaluation of the Shaolin Kungfu Duanpin system for local Shaolin Kungfu practitioners. This video shows the evaluation on the spot for students from Europe.
Recently, Shi Yanqing, head of the Red Mountain Shaolin Temple in Arizona, said, there are more and more Chinese and overseas Chinese in Arizona meanwhile places with Chinese characteristics are very few. After multi-party communication and coordination between Shaolin Temple and local government, the Red Mountain Shaolin Temple is planned to be founded in Sedona of Arizona to better carry forward Shaolin culture and traditional Chinese culture. This video shows Shaolin Temple’ s abbot Shi Yongxin offers his speech for the foundation of the Red Mountain Shaolin Temple in Sedona, USA.
Shaolin Kungfu debuts shockingly under the ginkgo in late autumn.Mind of Chan runs Wu (martial arts) with the unity of Chan and Wu (martial arts).
Houston Shaolin Xiu cultural center carries forward Shaolin Chan Wu Yi culture locally, which is widely acclaimed by local communities. This video shows the students of the Houston Shaolin Xiu cultural center attended the cultural exchange activities locally, performing Shaolin Kungfu.
To celebrate the 73rd anniversary of the founding of the People’ s Republic of China, China Songshan Shaolin Temple organized the whole monks to gather in front of the Gateway, holding the national flag-raising ceremony solemnly on the morning of October 1, 2022.
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.
Since its establishment, Zambia Shaolin Cultural Center in Africa teaches Shaolin Kungfu and spreads Shaolin culture meantime also offering courses of Chinese, traditional etiquette, theory of traditional Chinese medicine, acupuncture, massage, etc. It widely carries forward Shaolin Chan Wu culture and fine traditional Chinese culture, which is deeply received and recognized by local communities.
There is a close relationship between Chan and tea. Drinking tea and sitting in Chan realize the mind of Chan, Chan tea blindly. This video shows a Shaolin disciple Lucerne’ s student named Sabine Stutz displaying the tea ceremony.
End of heat, Autumn thick and sudden drop in temperature. Shaolin Temple in deep Songshan Mount often rains after the Autumn. Halls of Shaolin Temple are solemn, peaceful and quiet in the ceaseless rain of Autumn.
“No work one day, no food one day” is always the ancient tradition of Chan temples. In addition to routine Buddhist rites and Chan-sitting, Shaolin monks have to work outdoor, which is also an influential part of life in the temple. This video shows Shaolin monks do some cleaning in front of the Pagoda Forest.
Shaolin Kungfu focuses mind of Chan running Wu (martial arts) and the unity of Chan and Wu. It pursues the realize of the one of moving and motionlessness. This video shows head Shi Yanqing of the Orange County Shaolin Cultural Center USA practices Shaolin Kungfu.
To promote popularization of the Shaolin Kungfu Duanpin system, Shaolin Temple sends many masters to places in Europe to hold the evaluation for local Shaolin Kungfu practicers. This video shows European students’ training site before participating the evaluation of the Shaolin Kungfu Duanpin system.
Mind of Chan runs Wu (martial arts), with the unity of Chan and Wu (martial arts); movement and peace are combined, with hardness and softness coupled. Shaolin Kungfu is deeply loved by people at home and abroad. Practicing Shaolin Kungfu can not only strengthen physical health but also adjust body and mind. This video shows Shi Yanlong, a Shaolin disciple practicing Shaolin Kungfu.
Shaolin Thirteen Boxing is the fundamental boxing form and foundation of Shaolin boxing. This video shows that a young student of the Shaolin Temple Cultural Center of Arizona displays Shaolin Thirteen Boxing.
Shaolin Temple USA often organizes or attends various activities and brings healthy life philosophies to local people through teaching Shaolin Kungfu, Chan cultivation, Chan medical and other experiences, which is widely acclaimed by people. This video shows a student from the Shaolin Temple USA performs Shaolin double- scourge.
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.
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.
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.
Millennial ancient ginkgo in front of the Devajara Hall at Shaolin Temple whose golden leaves are full of mind of Chan at the turn of autumn and winter. It is there silently, watching the vicissitudes and the passage of time.
As the granary of Shaolin Temple, Shuiyu Temple in Dengfeng is located under the Daxiong Mount in Xu Village. The environment in the temple is very beautiful, worthy to visit.