On the evening of March 22, 2014 (local time in America), “Magnificent Shaolin” was given in San Francisco Palace of Fine Arts Theatre. A cultural feast consisted of blessing prayer and Shaolin Kungfu show won the audience’s thunderous applause. The activity was sponsored by China Songshan Shaolin Temple and organized by Shaolin Temple USA, Shaolin Cultural Center in Fremont and Shaolin Cultural Center in Washington. Ven. Abbot Shi Yongxin, Master Zhihai and Master Shengxiong presided over the prayer together.
Ven. Abbot Yongxin made a speech
Mrs. Jean Quan made a speech
Jenny Brown made a speech
Local leaders and guests
Ven. Abbot Yongxin presented Shaolin Merit Prizes to the guests
At the end of the prayer, Ven. Abbot Yongxin prayed for world peace and human health.
After the prayer, "Magnificent Shaolin" was performed by Shaolin Kungfu monks.
The coaches and students from Shaolin Temple USA, Shaolin Cultural Center in Fremont, Shaolin Cultural Center in Washington, Shaolin Kungfu class in Stanford University and Shaolin Shaolin Martial Arts demonstrated Shaolin boxing, Shaolin weapons and Tai Chi.
"Shaolin fans" took a group photo with Ven. Abbot Yongxin