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China. Henan province. Dengfeng city. Shaolin Temple. The Front Gate..Passing trough the Front Gate of Shaolin Temple visitors have to face the big statues of the Four Heavenly Kings attentively watching the behavior of the living, helping the weak and blessing the livings, which means seasonal weather for the crops as well as the peace for the people of the country..The Shaolin Temple is a Chán (Zen) Buddhist temple close to Mount Song. It is led by Shi Yongxin Abbot. Founded in the fifth century, the monastery has been long famous for its association with Chinese martial arts and particularly with Shaolin Kung Fu, and it is the best known Mahayana Buddhist monastery to the Western world..Shaolin Monastery was inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2010 as part of the "Historic Monuments of Dengfeng".
China. Henan province. Dengfeng city. Shaolin Temple. The Front Gate..Passing trough the Front Gate of Shaolin Temple visitors have to face the big statues of the Four Heavenly Kings attentively watching the behavior of the living, helping the weak and blessing the livings, which means seasonal weather for the crops as well as the peace for the people of the country..The Shaolin Temple is a Chán (Zen) Buddhist temple close to Mount Song. It is led by Shi Yongxin Abbot. Founded in the...
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