I am a big fan of kung fu movies, especially those created by the Shaw Brothers film studio out of Hong Kong. One film, in particular, The 36th Chamber of Shaolin, I hold in particularly high regard. When I first saw the film, I was mesmerized not only with the story of self-discipline and determination but also with the idea of an imaginary monastery where one could come to learn from the best in hopes of becoming the best. I did not realize at the time that there really is a Shaolin Temple, located in Dengfeng County, Henan Province, China. 

Take a look at the articles and videos I have curated below from around the Web, and learn for yourself more about this fascinating place.

Shaolin Temple

Original Shaolin Temple

5 Shaolin Monk Trainings That Will Blow Your Mind – YouTube

Real Shaolin Temple Training – YouTube

My Life At Shaolin Temple – YouTube

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March 27, 2019

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