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Shaolin Kungfu

Updated: 2006-11-19 11:05:20

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Sort:Acrobatics & Sports

Area:Henan Province

Serial No.:Ⅵ-7

Declarer:Dengfeng City, Henan Province

Shaolin Kungfu (Shaolin Martial Art) is one of the most influential genres of Chinese martial arts, and it's named after where it originated -- the Shaolin Temple, founded in 495 AD on the Songshan Mountain in Dengfeng County, Henan Province in Central China. The monks in the Shaolin Temple began to study martial arts during the Northern and Southern Dynasties (420-581) and this tradition prevailed during the Sui and Tang dynasties (581-907).

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