Hello

College Point, NY

#1 Jun 8, 2013
http://www.buddhistchannel.tv/index.php...

“You have to have certain skills and you have to pass certain tests,” Wang says, describing the extremely selective nature of the temple,“and most importantly, you have to have a special connection with Buddha.”

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That's the crux of it. Only those who have a special relation with The Lord are given the highest teachings in Shaolin. The others are secular and simply learn the moves.

“bungai terong”

Since: Mar 08

lantang senang belama

#2 Jun 10, 2013
Shaolin -> martial arts, originating from Bodhidharma & developed along the way...what's with the "..relationship with the Lord..."?
xScope

Pomona, CA

#3 Jun 10, 2013
connection with The Lord Buddha
xScope

Pomona, CA

#4 Jun 10, 2013
It's something you will not understand or experience

“bungai terong”

Since: Mar 08

lantang senang belama

#5 Jun 12, 2013
xScope wrote:
It's something you will not understand or experience
again..Shaolin..and it's relationship with the Lord??? mind elaborating???
xScope

Claremont, CA

#6 Jun 14, 2013
Shaolin is a Buddhist temple, naturally it is connected to the Buddha just like other Buddhist temple.
Hello

College Point, NY

#7 Jun 14, 2013
sampuna wrote:
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again..Shaolin..and it's relationship with the Lord??? mind elaborating???
What is your question? Shaolin is a Mahayana, Chan Buddhist school.

There is secular martial arts, taught to nonBuddhists and "cultural Buddhists" who don't really know Buddha themselves but just light incense.

Than there are the special ones who discover the Greatest treasure, Buddha. They have a higher understanding and are Shaolin masters.

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