China Daily: Shaolin kung fu shares stage with yoga

发布日期:2018-08-27   字体大小:   

A yoga master and a Shaolin warrior monk perform similar movement on a shared stage of the closing ceremony of the 2018 Shaolin Martial Arts General Assembly at Mount Songshan, Henan province, Aug 25, 2018. [Photo/IC]


Yoga lovers and Shaolin monks performed together at the zen culture festival, a theme activity on the last day of the 2018 Shaolin Martial Arts General Assembly on Aug 25, at Mount Songshan, location of the Shaolin Temple, in Henan province.

The two exercises have been deeply influenced by zen Buddhism in their development. By inviting yoga lovers to the event, the audience had a better understanding and different experience of the zen culture.

Yoga and martial arts performers exercised on the various scenic spots of Mount Songshan. The world-renowned yoga masters were on the scene to lead the audience to practice yoga.


Shaolin students wearing orange robes perform kung fu while yoga lovers in white do yoga gestures on a hiking trail of the Mount Songshan during the 2018 Shaolin Martial Arts General Assembly, China's Henan province, Aug 25, 2018. [Phote/IC]


A yoga master from India leads the yoga lovers at home and abroad to practice yoga on the square at Mount Songshan, Henan province, Aug 25, 2018. [Photo/IC]


Yoga lovers perform yoga and Shaolin students practice martial arts at the feet of a giant stone statue of Buddha at Mount Songshan, Henan province, Aug 25, 2018. [Photo/IC]


Yoga lovers perform yoga and Shaolin students practice martial arts on a hiking trail of the Mount Songshan, Henan province, Aug 25, 2018. [Photo/IC]


An aerial photo of the yoga lovers and Shaolin students on a hiking trail of the Mount Songshan, Henan province, Aug 25, 2018. [Photo/IC]


Source: http://http://usa.chinadaily.com.cn/a/201808/27/WS5b839ccca310add14f387fda_1.html





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