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Shaolin Temple is present as trading post sites.[1]

HistoryEdit

The first Shaolin Monastery abbot was Batuo, also called Fotuo or Bhadra (the Chinese translation for Buddha), an Indian dhyana master who came to China from India in AD 464 to spread Buddhist teachings.

According to the Continued Biographies of Eminent Monks (AD 645) by Dàoxuān, the Shaolin Monastery was built on the north side of Shaoshi, the western peak of Mount Song, one of the four Sacred Mountains of China, by Emperor Xiaowen of the Northern Wei Dynasty in AD 477. Yang Xuanzhi, in the Record of the Buddhist Monasteries of Luoyang (AD 547), and Li Xian, in the Ming Yitongzhi (AD 1461), concur with Daoxuan's location and attribution. The Jiaqing Chongxiu Yitongzhi (AD 1843) specifies that this monastery, located in the province of Henan, was built in the 20th year of theTàihé era of the Northern Wei Dynasty, that is, the monastery was built in AD 497.

Kangxi, the second Qing emperor, was a supporter of the Shaolin temple in Henan and he wrote the calligraphic inscriptions that, to this day, hang over the Heavenly King Hall and the Buddha Hall.[2]

NotesEdit

  1. see the categories Category:Minor natives or Category:Trading post for more trading post sites
  2. source:http://religion.wikia.com/wiki/Shaolin_Monastery
  1. Shaolin Temples' another name is Chinese because they can be founded in China.
  2. Shaolin and Mongols have almost same design except that Mongols has a very large open area, but Shaolins doesn't. Follow the link: [1]

Shaolin is needed very much for Chinese civilization.

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