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China. Henan province. Dengfeng city. Shaolin Temple..Shaolin Temple and Buddhist Flags. .The six horizontal bands of the Buddhist Flag represent the six colors of the aura which Buddhists believe emanated from the body of the Buddha when he attained Enlightenment. The sixth vertical band, on the fly, is made up of a combination of rectangular bands of the five other colours, and represents a compound of the other five colours in the aura's spectrum. This compound colour is referred to Pabbhassara ('essence of light')..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..Shaolin Temple and Buddhist Flags. .The six horizontal bands of the Buddhist Flag represent the six colors of the aura which Buddhists believe emanated from the body of the Buddha when he attained Enlightenment. The sixth vertical band, on the fly, is made up of a combination of rectangular bands of the five other colours, and represents a compound of the other five colours in the aura's spectrum. This compound colour is referred to...
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