Fuyu (1203-1275) was a venerable Chan master of Caodong Sect in the early Yuan Dynasty. In 1245, Fuyu was appointed by the first Emperor of the Yuan Dynasty, Kublai Khan as the abbot of Shaolin Temple before the former took the throne. As the abbot of Shaolin Temple, he introduced Caodong doctrines and brought unprecedented prosperity to the temple. Furthermore, Master Fuyu, it is said, attached great importance to Shaolin Kungfu and made efforts to boost Shaolin Kungfu. He died in 1275 at age 73 and was buried in the Pagoda Forest.