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Ming's Kung Fu Adventure in the Shaolin Temple: a zen buddihist tale in english and chinese
Join Ming on his latest adventure in the Shaolin Temple, the birthplace of kung fu! After participating in a martial arts exercise at school, Mings parents take him on a trip to this grand temple, with a rich history dating back over 1,500 years. Located in the central Henan Province, The Shaolin Temple is situated in the forests of Shaoshi Mountain, one of the seven mountains that comprise sacred Mount Song.During his visit, Ming observes monks practicing kung fu at the Warrior Monks School, and even joins in to learn some martial arts skills. He also accidentally enters an ancient stone cave and meets a monk who turns out to be Bodhidharma, according to legend, the founder of Zen Buddhism. Bodhidharma takes Ming to the mountain and tells him the story of how the Shaolin Temple became the birthplace, not only of kung fu, but of Zen Buddhism.