The delegation of Shorinji Kempo visits Shaolin Temple

发布日期:2014-05-23   字体大小:   

From May 22 to 23, 2014, accompanied by Guo Junfeng, deputy director of Foreign and Overseas Chinese Affairs Office of the People’s Government of Henan Province, the delegation led by Ms. Yuki So, president of Shorinji Kempo made a friendly visit to Shaolin Temple.



Took a group photo in front of the Main gate


On the afternoon of May 22, the delegation arrived at Shaolin Temple, Ven. Abbot Shi Yongxin and Shaolin monks warmly received them and showed them around the Permanent Residence Complex of Shaolin Temple. After that, Ven. Abbot Yongxin talked with the delegation in Abbot’s Room.



The delegation looked around in Shaolin Temple


Ven. Abbot Yongxin expressed his warm welcome for the delegation’s coming and he highly praised the efforts Shorinji Kempo had made in spreading Shaolin culture, strengthening China-Japan people-to-people exchanges and promoting China-Japan peace and friendship. Ms. Yuki So expressed appreciation for Ven. Abbot Yongxin’s warm reception and admired the achievements Ven. Abbot Yongxin and Shaolin Temple had made in recovering the inheritance space of Shaolin culture, the building of Shaolin sangha, the cultivation of Buddhist talents and promoting Buddhism and benefiting all beings in the world. She hoped to enhance the communication and cooperation between Shaolin Temple and Shorinji Kempo.



Ven. Abbot Yongxin presented gift to Ms. Yuki So


After the talk, guided by Ven. Abbot Yongxin, Ms. Yuki So visited the Hall of Bodhisattva Avalokitesvara and Thousand-Buddha Hall.



The delegation visited the Hall of Bodhisattva Avalokitesvara


On the morning of May 23, the delegation watched Shaolin monks’ morning chanting and Kungfu practice.



The delegation watched Shaolin monks's daily life

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