✓ Shaolin facts – China, in Hindi

✓ Shaolin facts – China, in Hindi

We all loved watching Chinese movies like Shaolin temple 36th chamber of Shaolin, Enter the dragon Disciples of Shaolin in our childhood and we wished to become like the great monks when we grow up We will discuss some of most fascinating facts about Shaolin in this video which you had never heard of Please subscribe to my channel Shaolin monastery is an important part of the Chinese culture We speculate that Shaolin must have been founded by a Chinese monk You will be little surprised to to know that the Shaolin monastery was actually founded by an India Buddhabhadra was a wandering Buddhist monk from India He preached there for several decades before the Emperor Xiaowen ordered the building of the Shaolin Monastery He worked as the first abbot of Shaolin The monks followed the Hinayana school of Buddhism Hinayana path was notoriously hard to follow even for monks After few years, Bodhidharma arrived. He was also an Indian monk Hinayana was discarded and replaced with Chan (Zen) Buddhism which the Shaolin monks follow to this day. There lived a man named Tai Djin, who was dubbed the “werewolf” of Shaolin. He suffered from hypertrichosis, was renowned for his hair-covered body He was known for being the greatest martial artist in China. The werewolf of Shaolin was born to a superstitious provincial family, who mistook him for a demon. They wrapped the boy in clothes and left him in a nearby forest. Fortunately, some passing Shaolin monks heard his cries and took pity on the abandoned child and they decided to take care of the child Growing up at the temple, Tai Djin learned martial arts from the Shaolin masters. He became proficient with more than 100 weapons. It is also said that he had some superpowers Fans of kung fu films might have noticed that the monks are often depicted with nine circular dots on their forehead. The dots are called Jieba The Jieba holds great significance within Shaolin Each dot of Jieba signifies one of the fundamental rules of conduct that every monk must follow. Receiving the Jieba involves a lengthy ceremony which involves a month of intense meditation and physical conditioning. At the climax of the ceremony, nine sticks of incense are affixed on the top of the head with a paste. The incense sticks are then allowed to burn until the skin of the scalp is singed completely black. It is banned in some parts of China In China, it is said that “all martial arts under heaven arose out of Shaolin.” But this isn’t the historical truth. Kung fu’s history can be traced back to long before the Shaolin monastery was even founded. Monks started practicing Kung fu after Bodhidharma arrived Eventually Kung fu became an important part of Shaolin During the early 16th century, China’s coastal towns were constantly ravaged by these Japanese dwarf pirates. Trade was severely hampered and people fled the coast in droves Once they attacked city of Hangzhou This led to hundreds dead, thousands left homeless, buildings destroyed, and a huge fortune looted By royal order, 120 elite warrior monks were conscripted and tasked with ending the pirate menace. Of the four major battles between them, three ended in stalemate for the monks. Only during the Battle of Wengjiagang were the monks totally victorious over their foes, completely obliterating their enemies in a grueling fight. If you liked it, please like and subscribe for more


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