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Shaolin Temple Building

Posted by on Saturday, January 23, 2016, In : Photography 

A small structure with historically important inscribed stones photographed on the grounds of the Shaolin Temple prior to the 1928 fire which caused major damage to the complex.

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Kung Fu Training

Posted by on Sunday, December 6, 2015, In : Photography 

Chinese students training at a commercial kung fu school near Shaolin (1988).


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Shaolin Monks by Isabel Muñoz

Posted by on Saturday, December 27, 2014, In : Photography 

Photographs of monks from the Shaolin Temple of Songshan, taken by Isabel Munoz in 1998 – 1999.
  1. Two-handed sword
  2. Headstand
  3. The Frog Jump
  4. Flying over the Roof
  5. High Kick
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Shaolin Monks

Posted by on Thursday, February 27, 2014, In : Photography 

Shaolin monks (Via Tumblr)

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Shaolin Masters Zhanju and Shi Zhanluo

Posted by on Saturday, July 20, 2013, In : Art 

A wall mural dating from the early 19th century depicting Shaolin Masters Zhanju and Shi Zhanluo teaching
the monks weapon and empty-hand fighting techniques.
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Shaolin Iron Body – The Headstand

Posted by on Friday, July 12, 2013, In : Video 

A Shaolin monk demonstrating a headstand exercise to strengthen the skull
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Shaolin Iron Body – Leg Training

Posted by on Sunday, June 2, 2013, In : Video 

This video demonstrates a training method used by Shaolin monks to strengthen or condition their legs. Known as Iron Body, by repeatedly hitting parts of their body over a period of years they make it gradually get stronger and stronger.

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Shaolin Mural

Posted by on Saturday, May 25, 2013, In : Art 

A mural found at the Shaolin Temple in the province Henan, China that is believed to be around 500 years old.
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The Shaolin Temple Before 1928

Posted by on Wednesday, May 1, 2013, In : Photography 

A photograph of the front gates of the Shaolin Temple, taken before the 1928 destruction
of the legendary Buddhist place of worship and home of Kung Fu.
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Bodhidharma on an Elephant

Posted by on Monday, April 8, 2013, In : Art 

: Bodhidharma on an Elephant
Date:  c.17th Century
Artist:  Yiran
Info:  This picture on a silk hanging scroll depicts Bodhidharma, the
Indian monk who is credited by many as being the founder of Shaolin Kung Fu.

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Shaolin Wall Mural

Posted by on Saturday, December 8, 2012, In : Art 

A mural painting from a wall in the Shaolin Temple in the Chinese province of Henan, (c.early 1800s).
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