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  1. When two worlds collide

    Posted Jun 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... by producing variations on the pieces created by her father. For instance, she combined pages from a Bible she owned and a Buddhist sutra from her father to form a paper necklace, and created bulky ... points out one of his exhibition works- a hanging calligraphy scroll of the Heart Sutra, one of the best-known Buddhist scriptures. It took him six hours to complete. The entire scripture has ...

  2. The physics behind Bruce Lee's one-inch punch

    Posted Jun 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... of a physicist or mathematician. But they were actually developed by an 18th century Buddhist nun in China, who was taught by a woman named Yim Wing Chun to defend herself against bullies. Wing chun ...

  3. Zen and the art of commercial marketing

    Posted Jul 29th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... venerable social institutions give in to the temptation to exploit their good names and reputations for profit. The Buddhist monks of the Shaolin monastery in Henan province have raised more than ... a truly international venue for culture exchange. Put this way it sounds a positive initiative. The Shaolin monastery, however, is one of the holiest Buddhist temples in mainland China. Founded ...

  4. Still spreading the word

    Posted Jan 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... chun is an ingenious art form; the whole concept involves redirecting force- not using brute force.' Kong says it is suited to girls and women. It was created by a Buddhist nun, who based ...

  5. From Lee to Li

    Posted May 24th 2009, 12:00am by Charmaine Chan

    ... to Bodhidharma, the sixth-century Buddhist monk who left India for China. As legend has it, at the Shaolin temple, he introduced martial arts to trim the sedentary, podgy monks he encountered. ...

  6. Shaolin monks' newest technique: fists of cash

    Posted Mar 05th 2005, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... Shaolin monks now credit these low-budget flicks, along with the martial art novels of Louis Cha Leung-yung, alias Jin Yong, for having saved the venerable Buddhist temple in Songshan, Henan, from ... and kung fu movies revived interest in the Buddhist temple, which, coupled with the mainland's economic openness, have turned the derelict temple into a commercial brand. These days, young ...

  7. Mastering the art

    Posted Jul 08th 2008, 12:00am by Andrew Salmon

    ... Andrew Salmon Tai chi chuan is relatively youthful by the standards of Chinese culture. According to legend, the Taoist hermit Zhang Sanfeng created the original forms from which various styles of tai chi were developed. The oldest traces its historic origins to Chenjiagou, where a retired Ming-dynasty warrior, Chen Wanting, combined martial arts with Buddhist and Taoist ...

  8. Shaolin kung fu returns

    Posted Jul 25th 2011, 12:00am

    ... is used to describe the different Chinese martial arts associated with the Shaolin Monastery. It's a Buddhist temple founded in the fifth century at Song Shan, a sacred mountain in Dengfeng, ...

  9. A kick-start to your acting career

    Posted Dec 03rd 2007, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... Grasshopper), flees China to escape the oppressive Qing emperor and looks for his half brother in the new world. Of course, despite his laid-back Buddhist vibe, he has to kick a lot of butt. The website ...

  10. Shaolin

    Posted Jan 27th 2011, 12:00am by Paul Fonoroff

    ... Paul Fonoroff Starring: Andy Lau Tak-wah, Nicholas Tse Ting-fung, Jackie Chan, Fan Bingbing Directed by: Benny Chan Muk-sing Category: IIB Even a Shaolin monk may find his equilibrium seriously tested by the inanity of this super-spectacular saga. Buddhist truisms are hurled nearly as furiously as bullets in director Benny Chan Muk-sing's lavishly produced but vacuous epic, ...




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