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Shaolin Temple plans to kick on to South Korea

It’s more famous for the martial art kung fu than for its Buddhist teachings, and China’s famous Shaolin Temple is now exporting its soft power with a new branch in South Korea. A new Shaolin Monastery is to open in Gangwon, South Korea, according to the Chosun Ilbo. The main temple of the Shaolin school […]