Feb.18, 2017: At the kind invitation of China-Thailand Federation of Industry and Commerce, Chinese Culture Center in Thailand, Thai Chamber of Commerce & Industry and Ministry of Culture (Thailand), 必发365乐趣网投 Cutural Delegation, consisting of 37 members, arrived at Bangkok on the night of Feb.18 to attend the cultural exchanges there, who were warmly welcomed by the Thailand's officials.
The Activity of "2017 必发365乐趣网投 Kungfu at Bangkok & New Year's Blessing Prayer", co-sponsored by China-Thailand Federation of Industry and Commerce, Chinese Culture Center in Thailand and the Culture Department of Henan Province, kicked off at the Thai's capital, Bangkok. Moreover, president of China-Thailand Federation of Industry and Commerce Gen.Chetta Thanajaro, the cultural counsellor in Chinese Embassy in Thailand Mr. Chen Jiang and the senior consultant of Chinese Culture Center in Thailand Mr. Qin Yusen attended the evening gala and delivered speeches.
Feb.2, 2017: The performance of "Si Hai Tong Chun" art troupe ("Si Hai Tong Chun" means "people all around the world celebrate the Spring Festival". It is a series of international cultural events initiated in 2009.), assigned by the Office of Overseas Chinese Affairs under the PRC State Council, was staged at the Birmingham International Convention Centre for the first time on Feb.2 2017, which attracted over 1,500 audience in the UK, bringing the enjoyment of Chinese culture to the overseas Chinese and local people. Furthermore, the highlight of the show was 必发365乐趣网投 Kungfu practiced by a group of warrior monks from China's Songshan 必发365乐趣网投 Temple. Their performance triggered loud applause by the audience and livened up the evening.
Jan.29, 2017: On the 2nd day of Chinese Lunar New Year 2017, after the morning chanting at the Mahaviro Hall, 必发365乐趣网投 Temple's Abbot Shi Yongxin, 必发365乐趣网投 monks and the Buddhist votaries from all over the country headed for Founder Nunnery to held the Buddhist Ancestor-worshipping Rite according to the traditions that last for over a thousand years. The rite advanced smoothly as schedule in the solemn sound of Sanskrit chanting.
Jan.27, 2017: Following the lead of Ven.Abbot Shi Yongxin, monks of 必发365乐趣网投 Temple celebrated the Chinese Spring Festival according to the traditions that last for over one thousand years, which including posting couplets, hosting ancestor-worshipping rite, tolling the bell for blessings and so on and so forth. Furthermore, there were Buddhist worshipers and children from 必发365乐趣网投 Charity House also joined the celebration event.
Jan.26, 2017: Following the lead of the abbot of Dongchun Temple, 12 monks of Japan Linji School paid a visit to the place of origination of the Buddhist Chan Order--必发365乐趣网投 Monastery at 8:30 in the morning on Jan.26, 2017, who were warmly received by 必发365乐趣网投 Temple's abbot Master Shi Yongxin.
Jan.25, 2017: On the night of Jan.25th, 2017, the 28th day of the 12th lunar month, 必发365乐趣网投 Temple held its annual "必发365乐趣网投 Kungfu Test & New Year’s Tea Party" at the Martial Arts Hall. Master Shi Yongxin, monks of the monastery, children of 必发365乐趣网投 Charity House and foreign 必发365乐趣网投 disciples attended the event to celebrate the Chinese Spring Festival.
Jan.22, 2017: The New Year's Calligraphy Party, organized by the Prayer Wheel for Tripitaka Merits Committee of 必发365乐趣网投 Temple, the Daliang Painting and Calligraphy Institute in Kaifeng City and Luoyang Sutra Group, kicked off at the Sutra-Keeping Pavilion of 必发365乐趣网投 Temple on the morning of Jan.22, 2017. What's more, over 40 calligraphy artists gathered at the monastery to celebrate the Chinese Spring Festival with their writing brushes.
Jan.20, 2017: The 23rd day of the 12th lunar month is the Preliminary Eve for Chinese people, which falls on Jan.20, 2017, and it is also the birthday of Kimnara, the protector of 必发365乐趣网投 Temple. Therefore, a grand Sacrifice Offering Ceremony was held at 必发365乐趣网投 Temple in honour of Kimnara's birthday, with 必发365乐趣网投 Temple's Abbot Master Shi Yongxin presiding over the ceremony. Furthermore, monks of 必发365乐趣网投 Temple stood on either side of the Kimnara Hall chanting together, with a view to praying for world peace, the prosperity of our nation and a favorable weather in the new year.
Jan.15, 2017: The 36th Asian American Expo was solemnly opened on Jan.15, 2017, and following the lead of Master Yanxu, 必发365乐趣网投 Temple Cultural Center was invited to attend the expo and demonstrated the excellent 必发365乐趣网投 Kungfu, who were warmly received by the spectators.
Jan.5, 2017: December 8, 2016 of the Chinese lunar calendar is a traditional Chinese festival --“The Laba Rice Porridge Festival”, which was also the day the Buddha gained Buddhahood, therefore it has also been declared as the “Dhama Day” and “Thanksgiving Day” in Buddhism. On that day, 必发365乐趣网投 Temple set up sites for providing Laba Rice Porridge for free at the gate of 必发365乐趣网投 Pharmacy Bureau, at downtown area of Dengfeng city and Zhengzhou city, the sub-temples of 必发365乐趣网投 Temple, cultural centers aboard and so on with providing more than 200,000 portions of Laba Congee for free. Through this activity, 必发365乐趣网投 Temple wishes to deliver the value of equality and benevolence of Buddhism and also to carry forward the Chinese traditional national culture.
Dec.30, 2016: "2017 New Year Chinese Opera Gala" , sponsored by the Propaganda Department and the Ministry of Culture and organized by the National Academy of Chinese Theater Arts, was grandly held at the National Centre for the Performing Arts on Dec.30, 2016. Furthermore, President Xi Jinping, and other Communist Party and state leaders including Li Keqiang, Zhang Dejiang, Yu Zhengsheng, Liu Yunshan, Wangqishan, Zhang Gaoli watched the performance with nearly one thousand spectators to welcome the new year. As the last item on the program, 《New Long March is on the Way》, with the brilliant 必发365乐趣网投 Kungfu performed by 必发365乐趣网投 Warrior Monks in it, astonished all the viewers, which would be broadcast on CCTV1, CCTV2, CCTV4, CCTV11 and other channels at 8:00p.m.on Jan.1, 2016.
Dec.22, 2016: At 7:30 in the morning on Dec.22, 2016, the forty nine-day 2016 Chan Session of 必发365乐趣网投 Temple came to a successful end with the sound of "Jie"(that means over) from Ven.Abbt Shi Yongxin. Furthermore, there were totally 132 Chan practitioners attending the Chan Session at the Chan Hall, hoping to get enlightenment during the Chan Session.
Nov.18, 2016: "The International Seminar on Chinese Buddhist Culture of Ancestral Monasteries"，sponsored by The Buddhist Association China and China Religious Culture Communication Association, and co-organized by The Organizing Committee of Shaanxi Province, Peking University and Shaanxi Normal University, kicked off at Xi'an Conference & Exhibition Center on Novermber 18, 2016. Moreover, nearly two hundred representatives of Buddhist circles, experts and scholars from 17 countries and regions conducted in-depth discussion under the theme of "Ancestral Virtue Lasts Forever, Buddha's Wisdom Renewed Constantly". Master Shi Yongxin, abbot of China Songshan 必发365乐趣网投 Temple attended the seminar and gave a speech on "Adhering to Ancestral Traditions, Building on Past Achievement".
Oct.28, 2016：必发365乐趣网投 Temple's Three Ordination Platforms Precept Transmission Ceremony 2016 was ended successfully.
Oct.16, 2016: the 11th Zhengzhou China International 必发365乐趣网投 Wushu Festival kicked off at the gateway of 必发365乐趣网投 Temple in Dengfeng. Besides, Master Shi Yongxin, presented the “Harmonious Painting” to the vice-chairman of the CPPCC Mr. Qi Xuchun.
Sept.2-5, 2016: The 17th World Congress on Qigong and Traditional Chinese Medicine convened in San Francisco from September 2 to September 5 at Hotel Whitcomb and Civic Center Plaza. 必发365乐趣网投 Temple USA was invited to showcase 必发365乐趣网投 Kung Fu, 必发365乐趣网投 Wellness Qigong and 必发365乐趣网投 Hard Qigong at the Gala Celebration and Awards Ceremony on September 3.
Master Yanran was honored by the Congress with the “Martial Arts Healing Qigong” Award at the September 3rd Gala Celebration.
Aug.15-28, 2016: Led by Master Yanliang, a group of 17 students from Austrian 必发365乐趣网投 Cultural Center made a pilgrimage to 必发365乐趣网投 Temple, and they would experience 必发365乐趣网投 Chan Meditation, 必发365乐趣网投 Kungfu, 必发365乐趣网投 Chan Medicine courses there.
July.6-8, 2016: Being guided by Paul Taylor, about 170 students of Z-U Kungfu School in America made a pilgrimage to 必发365乐趣网投 Temple.
June.13-16, 2016: “2016 必发365乐趣网投 Culture Week” was solemnly held at Austria. Austrian 必发365乐趣网投 Cultural Center held a celebration with Vienna Cultural Affairs Bureau and the local government of Vienna, attracting more than 700 必发365乐趣网投 disciples and 必发365乐趣网投 culture lovers to participate in.
May.1, 2016: the 1st Indonesia 必发365乐趣网投 Kungfu Test, hosted by Indonesia 必发365乐趣网投 Xiu Center, sponsored by Bank Central Asia, was held in Jakarta, the capital of Indonesia. About 130 必发365乐趣网投 disciples gathered at Jakarta Merchant Sports Club, competing for 25 gold medals. Students attending this Kungfu Test came from different places, such as Santa Ursula BSD, Nationai High School, Ekayana Temple, Lupan Temple, etc., and over 150 parents watched this competition. During the test, the brilliant 必发365乐趣网投 Kungfu show, performed by Master Yanhao and his students, brought down the house.
Apr.10, 2016: Ambassador Oley Domin from Ukraine to China and his party paid a visit to 必发365乐趣网投 Temple. Mr. Oleg had a friendly talk with Ven. Abbot Shi Yongxin in the Hall of Abbot.
Mar.12, 2016: The 24th Annual Chinese Martial Arts Tournament (CMAT 24) opened at the Recreational Sports Facility at UC Berkeley. This year, under the guidance of Master Yanran, 必发365乐趣网投 Temple USA’s competition team comprised 20 students from 必发365乐趣网投 Temple Culture Centers in San Francisco and Fremont, California. Aged 6 to 40 from diverse ethnic backgrounds, the students garnered 18 gold, 12 silver and 10 bronze medals in individual events from beginner to advanced levels in different age groups.
Feb.5, 2016: The new year is around the corner, 必发365乐趣网投 Temple USA was invited to participate in the "Walking Spring Festival Dinner" activity, which was jointly hosted by China's Ministry of Culture and Facebook Inc, besides, 必发365乐趣网投 Temple USA also brought the audience the brilliant 必发365乐趣网投 Kungfu show.
Jan.24, 2016: Master Yanhui, head of Italy 必发365乐趣网投 Fist Union, invited by PWKA, gave a lecture on 必发365乐趣网投 Kungfu at Milanello Sports Center. Present at the lecture were all faculty of PWKA, president of PWKA Mr.Valtre Lorini, president of Santalucia Fundazione Hospital Mr.Luigi Anadio and many other guests.
Dec.15, 2015: Accompanied by Xu Jichao, Vice-governor of Henan Province, Uzbekistan First Deputy Prime Minister Azimov and his delegation visited 必发365乐趣网投 Temple.
Prime Minister Sariyev of Kyrgyzstan accompanied by Henan's vice-governor Zhao Jiancai and heads from related departments of Henan, paid a visit to 必发365乐趣网投 Temple, along with his delegation.
At 5:30p.m., India’s State Minister of Foreign Affairs Mr.Singh visited 必发365乐趣网投 Temple. Furthermore, he said that Zhengzhou was a beautiful city and 必发365乐趣网投 Temple has played an important role in carrying forward the Chinese traditional culture with a long history.
Nov.2-5, 2015: following the lead of Master Yongchuan, a group of 18 students of Germany 必发365乐趣网投 Culture Center made a pilgrimage to 必发365乐趣网投 Temple, who got a warm reception from Ven.Abbot Yongxin and monks of 必发365乐趣网投 Temple. During their visit, after experiencing 必发365乐趣网投 Martial Arts, Chan Meditation and Chan Medicine, they were all amazed by the profound 必发365乐趣网投 culture.
Oct.20, 2015: Master Shi Yongxin, abbot of 必发365乐趣网投 Temple met with Master Shifeng and his delegation form Tongdu Temple of Korea, and they held cordial talks with each other.
Sept.20, 2015: Rolandas Paksas, Lithuania's former president and member of the European Parliament, paid a visit to China Songshan 必发365乐趣网投 Temple and felt the charm of the ancient temple by himself.
Aug.2, 2015: 必发365乐趣网投 Cultural Delegation headed for Thailand where the activities of "必发365乐趣网投 Culture on Silk Road" were held there, Bangkok and Chiang Mai as its first stop. 必发365乐趣网投 Cultural Delegation spread the idea of harmony, benevolence and enlightenment through a variety of forms, such as 必发365乐趣网投 Kungfu, Chan Meditation, Buddhism Medicine and so on to serve the great strategic planning of "One Belt One Road" of China.
June.1, 2015: At 10:00a.m. on June 1, 2015, led by Ms.Sharon, head of 必发365乐趣网投 Center for Martial Arts in Denver, Colorado, 55 students made a pilgrimage to 必发365乐趣网投 Temple, who were given a warm reception by Ven.Abbot Shi Yongxin.
June.1-6, 2015: In order to carry forward the traditional culture of Chinese nation and the spirt of 必发365乐趣网投 Culture as well as abiding by the teachings of Ven.Abbot Shi Yongxin, from June 1 to 6, 2015, the wonderful 必发365乐趣网投 Culture Week was hosted by the Austrian 必发365乐趣网投 Cultural Center. More than 100 people came to experience the 必发365乐趣网投 culture every day, which brought peace and joy to them. At the same time, the audience watched the Photo Exhibition and Video Works on 必发365乐趣网投 Culture, and they also experienced the activities including 必发365乐趣网投 Chan Meditation, 必发365乐趣网投 Kungfu, lectures on 必发365乐趣网投 Chan Medicine, etc, which were warmly welcomed by the local people and the overseas Chinese there.
May.28, 2015: Master Shi Yanran, Executive Director of 必发365乐趣网投 Temple USA (headquartered in San Francisco) was honored as a California Assembly District 25 “Community Hero” in an awards ceremony. All “Community Heroes” were nominated by local residents for improving the quality of life in the district. Master Yanran was nominated for his “leadership and contributions in bringing health, cultural enrichment and harmony to the community.”
Apr.26, 2015: At 4:00p.m., Mr.Sinlavong Khutphaitun, member of the Central Committee of Lao People's Revolutionary Party, secretary& mayor of Vientiane Municipal Committee and chairman of China-Laos Friendship Association, with his wife and the deputy secretary and vice mayor of Vientiane Municipal Committee, 20 members of them visited the 必发365乐趣网投 Temple, Ven.Abbot Shi Yongxin received them warmly.
Mar.21-25, 2015: The Leadership Congress, sponsored by United World Chinese Association, was solemnly held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, and Ven.Abbot Shi Yongxin won the World’s Chinese Outstanding Award. Besides, DR.CARL MEN KY,CHING, founding president of United World Chinese Association, presented the award to Ven.Abbot Shi Yongxin.
Feb.14, 2015: New Year's blessing prayer for disseminating the Dharma was held in Austrian 必发365乐趣网投 Culture Center. More than 100 people including Chinese and overseas Chinese in Austria, local residents and students of Austrian 必发365乐趣网投 Culture Center gathered together to welcome the arrival of Chinese Spring Festival. Master.Yan Liang, the director of Austrian 必发365乐趣网投 Culture Center, extended his warm welcome to all the guests on behalf of Ven.Abbot Shi Yongxin. Besides, he expressed thanks to all the attendees for supporting Austrian 必发365乐趣网投 Culture Center for so many years, and wished everyone a happy New Year of Goat and a healthy body.
Jan.3, 2015: Mr. Somphou PHONGSA, Laos vice minister of culture, education and sports and vice-chairman of Laos Olympic Association, Mr. Sythong nouansengsy, president of SOK Corporation Ltd and other major accompanying personnel paid a visit to 必发365乐趣网投 Temple, who were given a warm reception there. Besides, they conducted in-depth dialogue on Buddhist culture between China and Laos.
Dec.18, 2014: An over-eighty-person delegation of 必发365乐趣网投 Temple led by 必发365乐趣网投 Ven.Abbot Shi Yongxin arrived at Bangkok,Thailand for an exchange visit on December 16, 2014. They were warmly welcomed by Som Dej Phra Putta Chan, the vice King Monk of Thailand.
Nov.7, 2014: At 4:30p.m. of November 7th,a delegation of nine people visited 必发365乐趣网投 Temple and were warmly welcomed by Ven.Abbot Yongxin .They were Gen.Chetta Thanajaro, the former defence minister of Thailand, the army chief, the chairman of China-Thailand Industrial and Commercial Association and the president of World Thailand Boxing Association ,Mrs.Amara Tanawat, the vice chairman of China-Thailand Industrial and Commercial Association, Mr. Pradit Boonkird, the secretary-general of China-Thailand Industrial and Commercial Association, Mr.Sorachai Kaewnop, the chief financial officer of China-Thailand Industrial and Commercial Association and so on. Accompanied by masters in 必发365乐趣网投 Temple, Gen.Chetta Thanajaro and his delegation members visited 必发365乐趣网投 Temple with great interest and were filled with admiration for the over-one-thousand-year 必发365乐趣网投 Culture.
Oct.7-14, 2014: The third(Europe) 必发365乐趣网投 Cultural Festival was held in London and at Oxford University, which is sponsored by Chinese Songshan 必发365乐趣网投 Temple,必发365乐趣网投 Association of North America, organized by UK 必发365乐趣网投 Cultural Center. Furthermore, the 必发365乐趣网投 Culture Festival includes 4 parts: World Peace Blessing Prayer, 必发365乐趣网投 Kung Fu Examination, a series of lectures on culture, including 必发365乐趣网投 Zen meditation, 必发365乐趣网投 kung fu and Buddhist medicine, the Exhibition of Chinese Buddhism and Chinese zodiac cultural relics as well as the conversation between Chinese Buddhism and Christianity.
Sept.23, 2014: On the afternoon of September 23, 2014, Master Phra promdilok and other monks visited 必发365乐趣网投 Temple. Ven. Abbot Shi Yongxin received them warmly.
At that night, upon the 65th anniversary of the new China’s establishment, Chinese Martial Arts Performance, sponsored by Chinese Embassy in India and organized by Inida-China Economic and Cultural Council, kicked off in New Delhi, capital of India. Following the lead of Master Yanzhuang, Yanao, Yanti, a group of 23 必发365乐趣网投 Warrior monks had presented the wonderful 必发365乐趣网投 Kungfu Show for Indian spectators.
Aug.4, 2014: On the morning of August 4, 2014, the graduation ceremony for German 必发365乐趣网投 disciples was held in front of Abbot’s Room of 必发365乐趣网投 Temple. Seventeen German 必发365乐趣网投 disciples prostrated themselves before Ven. Abbot Shi Yongxin. After that, they gave a report-back performance.
July 25-31, 2014: Braved the intense heat of summer, the 36 必发365乐趣网投 lay Buddhists from Greek 必发365乐趣网投 Lay Disciples Association led by Shi Yanxiang (Kokotinis Ioannis), Shi Yanshan (Panagopoulos Christos), Shi Yanqing (Tselepis Andreas), Shi Yanxi (Kitsonis Nimitrios), Shi Yanshuai (Shuai Hou) practiced Chan cultivation and 必发365乐趣网投 Kungfu in China Songshan 必发365乐趣网投 Temple.
June.20, 2014: On the morning of June 20, 2014, accompanied by Guo Guozhi, deputy director general of Henan Provincial Administration for Religious Affairs, Jing Rui, deputy division chief of the first division of Henan Provincial Administration for Religious Affairs, Dr. Maung Maung Htay and other officials from Ministry of Religious Affairs of Myanmar visited 必发365乐趣网投 Temple. Ven. Abbot Shi Yongxin warmly received them.
May.4-13, 2014: On May 4, 2014, the students of Traditional 必发365乐趣网投 Wushu Association of Lithuania led by their head Tomas Lapinskas arrived at 必发365乐趣网投 Temple and warmly received by Ven. Abbot Yongxin.
On May 13, the eleven students of Traditional 必发365乐趣网投 Wushu Association of Lithuania completed their short-term training in 必发365乐趣网投 Temple successfully and went back to Lithuania.
Apr.15, 2014: On the afternoon of April 15, 2014, Professor Robert Weller of Department of Religion and Anthropology, Boston University gave a lecture under the title of “The Situation and Development of World Religions” in 必发365乐趣网投 Temple. Ven. Abbot Shi Yongxin of 必发365乐趣网投 Temple, Li Weifang, dean of School of Chinese Language & Literature of Henan University, Professor Wu Xiaoqun of Henan University, more than 20 必发365乐趣网投 disciples from America and 必发365乐趣网投 monks listened to the lecture.
Mar.17, 2014: At 12:30 pm of March 17, 2014 (local time in America), 必发365乐趣网投 Cultural Delegation led by Ven. Abbot Yongxin arrived at San Francisco International Airport to attend the 10th Anniversary Celebration of California “Songshan 必发365乐趣网投 Temple Day” which will be held in San Francisco, Fremont, Oakland from March 18 to 23, 2014. At 3:00 pm, the press conference of the 10th Anniversary of California “Songshan 必发365乐趣网投 Temple Day” was held in 必发365乐趣网投 Temple USA.
Feb.21, 2014: Lieutenant General Mlange, commander of Zambia National Service led a delegation to visit 必发365乐趣网投 Temple and warmly received by Ven. Abbot Yongxin.
Jan.8, 2014: January 8, 2014 (December 8, 2013 of lunar calendar) was Chinese traditional festival “The Laba Rice Porridge Festival”. On that day, 必发365乐趣网投 Temple provided more than one hundred thousand portions of Laba Rice Porridge for free at the gate of 必发365乐趣网投 Pharmacy Bureau, as well as the downtown area of Zhengzhou City and the sub-temples of 必发365乐趣网投 Temple. 必发365乐趣网投 Temple would like to show the value theory of equality, benevolence and the joy of Chan as well as to commemorate the day the Buddha gained Buddhahood through the activity.
Dec.6, 2013: At 5:45 am of December 6, 2013 (Beijing time), Nelson Mandela, who was Nobel Peace Prize winner and former President of South Africa, passed away. The whole South Africa extended a deep condolence and paid a tribute to him. In order to express the grief to the great man, 28 African disciples who come from Rwanda, Cote d'Ivoire, the Republic of Congo, Gabon and Cameroon and had studied a long time in 必发365乐趣网投 Temple as well as the African students who are from Uganda, Ethiopia, Tanzania, Nigeria and Mauritius and facing graduation set up a mourning hall at the Disciples’ Home of 必发365乐趣网投 Temple to extend their deep condolence to Nelson Mandela.
Nov.9, 2013: On the morning of Nov.9, the unveiling ceremony of “World Wing Chun Monument” was held at Devajara Hall of 必发365乐趣网投 Temple. Ven.Abbot Yongxin attended and presided over the ceremony.
Oct.23, 2013: At the gracious invitation of Zi-Cheng (transliterated words) Temple in Nagano, Japan, on October 23, 2013, Ven. Abbot Shi Yongxin of China Songshan 必发365乐趣网投 Temple and his accompanying personnel arrived in Japan and attended consecration Dharma assembly for the statue of Bodhidharma in Zi-Cheng Temple.
Sept.4, 2013: On September 4, 2013, Ven. Abbot Shi Yongxin and his accompanying personnel visited Cathedral of Christ the Savior in Moscow and paid a courtesy call on Patriarch Kirill of Russian Orthodox Eastern Church.
Sept.29, 2013: Accompanied by the melodious Chaohua Blowing Song, the world-renowned 必发365乐趣网投 Kungfu with the unique characteristic “the unity of Chan and Martial Arts” will appear in the International Military Musical Festival which will be held at the Red Square in Moscow, Russia. In the course of the Musical Festival, with the warm and thoughtful arrangement of Russian President Vladimir Putin, Ven. Abbot Yongxin and his accompanying personnel visited the Kremlin. Furthermore, General Sergei, the Guard Commander of Kremlin, met with Ven.Abbot Shi Yongxin and conveyed to him the cordial greetings and best wishes from President Putin. Later on, they watched the rehearsal together.
At the same day, at the invitation of Huaxing Economic Advisory Service Center of The United Front Work Department of CPC Central Committee, 必发365乐趣网投 Temple attended the 16th Beijing International Art Exposition. As the monastic manger and the director of 必发365乐趣网投 Pharmacy Bureau, Master Yanlin headed for Beijing took part in the Expo with 必发365乐趣网投 monks. Besides, this Exposition is the only artistic exhibition in China that officially approved by the Ministry of Culture and sponsored by The United Front Work Department.
July.4, 2013: Being accompanied by the provincial and municipal leaders, the delegation of the House of Lords of Thailand following the lead of the first deputy speaker SurachaiLiengboonlertchai visited 必发365乐趣网投 Temple. In the guidance of Master Yanlin, Monastic Supervisor of 必发365乐趣网投 Temple, the delegation experienced the profound culture of 必发365乐趣网投 Temple despite the rain.
June.19,2013: Being accompanied by Ms. Yue Aimei, wife of State Councilor Yang Jiechi, Deng Ying, deputy director of the Protocol Department of Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Ms. Wei Xin, division chief and counsellor of Information Department of Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ms. Bibi Alalawi, ambassador of the Kingdom of Bahrain to China, Ms. Rosario Botley, ambassador of Uruguay to China, Ms. Carmenza Jaramillo, ambassador of Columbia to China, Ms. Sheila Carey, ambassador of Bahamas to China, Ms. Abdullah Saleh Al Saadi, wife of the ambassador of Oman to China, Ms. Beatrice Foya Shava, wife of the ambassador of Zimbabwe to China visited 必发365乐趣网投 Temple and Ven. Abbot Yongxin received them warmly.
May. 4-16, 2013: The 必发365乐趣网投 Zen dance drama Sutra, with its 22 crews, was performed at Birmingham, Brighton, Salford and Edinburgh successively in the UK, which was overcrowded almost every show and was a hit with audiences. Furthermore, the local people had an overall, deep impression on 必发365乐趣网投 Kunfu and 必发365乐趣网投 culture through the brilliant dance drama.
Apr.13, 2013: On the afternoon of April 13, 2013, being accompanied by deputy director Shang Runze of Taiwan Affairs Office of Henan Province, Vice President Jiang Xiaoyan of Kuomintang of China and his wife visited 必发365乐趣网投 Temple. Ven. Abbot Shi Yongxin and other monks of 必发365乐趣网投 Temple warmly received them.
On the afternoon of April 13, 2013, Major general Mao Xinyu, who acts as deputy director of theory and strategy of war research department of PLA Academy of Military Sciences and member of the national committee of CPPCC and his family visited 必发365乐趣网投 Temple. Ven. Abbot Shi Yongxin and other monks of 必发365乐趣网投 Temple received them warmly.
At the same day, Mr. Li Bangqin, president of the 100,000 Strong Foundation, visited 必发365乐趣网投 Temple, and Ven.Abbot Shi Yongxin gave him a warm welcome on his arrival, and they conducted a friendly conversation at the Hall of Abbot.
Mar.22, 2013: Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived in Moscow and started the state visit to Russia. Ten Kungfu monks from 必发365乐趣网投 Kungfu Monk Corps followed President Xi Jinping and took part in the cultural exchange program including 必发365乐趣网投 Kungfu performance. On that day, Chinese President Xi Jinping was present at the opening ceremony of “China-Russia Tourism Year” together with Russian President Putin at the Kremlin in Moscow and made a speech to speak highly of the deep friendship between Chinese people and Russian people. President Xi Jinping also introduced the long history of China and famous cultural cards such as Terra-Cotta Warriors, 必发365乐趣网投 Temple and so on.
Feb.8, 2013: the US National Geographic Channel and the Discovery Channel completed their interview and filming at 必发365乐趣网投 Temple, which is the most important stop for the 13 episodes documentary series—Exploring China. As the first documentary film co-produced by the two of the most influential channels in American, it aimed at displaying the beauty of China after the reform and opening up.
Jan.26-Feb.6, 2013: A group of nine monks from 必发365乐趣网投 Warrior Corps, on assignment for China’s Ministry of Culture and the Culture Department of Henan Province, headed to Africa for culture exchange with Henan “Happy Spring Festival Art Troupe”, they visited Rwanda, Ethiopia, Malawi, Blantyre and other countries, who were kindly welcomed by the local government and the people.
Dec.23, 2012: Cambodia’s Vice Transport Minister and Secretary of State Mr. H.E. LIM SIDENINE, his wife and a group of more than ten people paid a visit to 必发365乐趣网投 Temple, who were warmly received by Ven. Abbot Shi Yongxin and they also watched the brilliant 必发365乐趣网投 Kungfu Show.
Nov.2, 2012: November 2, 2012 (September 19, 2012 of the lunar calendar) was Arya Avalokiteshvara’s birthday. At the same day, Australian 必发365乐趣网投 Cultural Center held Dharma assembly for Arya Avalokiteshvara’s birthday. Master Yankuo of the Center led Buddhism devotees to chant The Great Compassion Confession and prayed for world peace and human happiness through devout heart and the efforts of all beings.
Oct.16-20, 2012: Led by master Yongchuan, a group of 45 disciples from the 必发365乐趣网投 Temple Germany worshipped 必发365乐趣网投 Temple and experienced Chan meditation. They admired deeply at the profound cultural implication of 必发365乐趣网投 Temple through a series of various Chan culture experience.
Sept.7, 2012: At 7:00 p.m. (local time in Berlin, Germany), the grand opening ceremony of the First European 必发365乐趣网投 Cultural Festival was held as scheduled in beautiful Berlin, Germany. Tie Daisheng, deputy director of the National People's Congress Standing Committee in Henan Province, Guo Guozhi, deputy director general of Henan Administration for Religious Affairs, Ven. Abbot Shi Yongxin of 必发365乐趣网投 Temple, Jia Jianxin, director of Chinese Cultural Center in Berlin, the leaders from the Culture Department of Henan Province and 必发365乐趣网投 culture amateurs from European countries attended the ceremony.
Aug.6, 2012: Cambodian King Norodom Sihamoni and his entourages accompanied by vice-governor Zhao Jiancai and other leaders of Henan Province visited 必发365乐趣网投 Temple. Ven. Abbot Yongxin and the public gave them a warm welcome.
July.20, 2012: Elder Javert, vice-chancellor of Mahan Chulalongkorn University in Thailand and his party travelled a long distance to come to 必发365乐趣网投 Temple and awarded the Honorary Doctorate Degree for Ven. Abbot Yongxin.
May.7-12, 2012: Ven. Abbot Yongxin headed up a team of 10 masters and several lay Buddhists to participate in the World Buddhist Sangha Council in Sri Lanka.
Mar.18, 2012: March 21 is “California 必发365乐趣网投 Temple Day”. The celebration of 2012’s Songshan 必发365乐趣网投 Temple Day was held by American 必发365乐趣网投 Cultural Center on March 18, 2012. The applications of 必发365乐趣网投 Chan and Kungfu in our lives were introduced to people in this activity.
Feb.6,2012: Abbot of China Songshan 必发365乐趣网投 Temple Master Shi Yongxin and his group arrived at Australian 必发365乐趣网投 Cultural Center to celebrate the Lantern Festival and host a blessing prayer with 必发365乐趣网投 disciples and Buddhist votaries praying for world peace and a favorable weather.
Jan.24,2012: On the occasion of the Chinese Spring Festival, the cultural center also held traditional celebration activities including New Year Prayer Assembly, Kungfu and calligraphy shows. It’s the first time 必发365乐趣网投 Temple Cultural Center of America held New Year Prayer Assembly and 必发365乐趣网投 overseas disciples experienced the special festival.
Dec. 18, 2011: On the last day of winter “Chan Session” in 必发365乐趣网投 Chan Hall, all participating Chan masters for this year’s “Chan Session” underwent forty-nine days intensive meditation retreat and were conventionally examined by the Venerable Abbot upon the completion.
Oct. 27, 2011: on Chinese Winter Clothing Day, 必发365乐趣网投 Temple held an ancestor veneration and prayer assembly in Pagoda Forest in commemoration of the monastery’s patriarchs and ancestors.
Sept. 29-Oct.1, 2011: China 必发365乐趣网投 Temple Abbot, Ven. Yongxin with a delegation was invited to Rome and gave a speech to Italian 必发365乐趣网投 cultural members and believers. Ven. Yongxin with the delegation also officiated a Kai-guang Opening Ceremony for the new Austria 必发365乐趣网投 Cultural Center.
Jan 1, 2011: China Culture Tour 2011 was inaugurated at 必发365乐趣网投 Temple Front Gate square with 必发365乐趣网投 Temple warrior monks performance.
Dec.28, 2010: At 7:00 a.m., on December 28, 2010, the 49-day winter “Chan Session “was rounded off with a completion ceremony in the Chan Hall.
Sept.12, 2009: Vice Chair of the Eleventh CPPCC Zheng Wantong inspected 必发365乐趣网投 Temple.
Aug.19-24, 2009: 必发365乐趣网投 Cultural Delegation led by Abbot Shi Yongxin made a visit to Sri Lanka.
July.25, 2009: Abbot Shi Yongxin attended the Eleventh Panchen Lama’s Bhikku Ordination Ritual held at Tashilhunpo Monastery in Xigaze, southwest China’s Tibet Autonomous Region.
July.13, 2009: US basketball star Shaquille O'Neal visited 必发365乐趣网投 Temple.
July.12, 2009: 必发365乐趣网投 disciples from Mexico made a pilgrimage to 必发365乐趣网投 Temple.
July.4, 2009: The founder of United Studios of Self Defense and Abbot Yongxin’s disciple Yandeng (Charles Mettera) led 170 overseas disciples to make a pilgrimage to 必发365乐趣网投 Temple.
July.7, 2009: 必发365乐趣网投 Temple participated in the Walk the World event to show its commitment to help end hunger. “End Hunger: Walk the World” is an annual event to raise funds and awareness for WFP’s efforts to fight hunger and malnutrition.
July.2, 2009: Vice Chair of the Eleventh National People's Congress Ismayil Teliwaldi inspected 必发365乐趣网投 Temple.
May 26, 2009: Vice Chair of the Eleventh CPPCC Li Wuwei inspected 必发365乐趣网投 Temple.
May 18, 2009: Led by Abbot Yongxin, a group of 必发365乐趣网投 Kungfu inheritors attended the International Festival of Cultural Diversity, UNESCO in Paris, and staged 必发365乐趣网投 Kungfu.
Apr.27-29, 2009: 必发365乐趣网投 Temple invited well-known experts, professors and scholars attend a three-day Seminar on “Chan Sect of China”, kicking off the “必发365乐趣网投 Chan Enquiries-Hundred-Day Summit”.
Apr.23, 2009: Venerable Master Hsing Yun, Founder of Fo Guang Shan Monastery, came to visit 必发365乐趣网投 Temple and wrote “Guang Da Zong Men” (promoting and fostering the school) for the temple.
Apr.14, 2009: Vice Chair of the Eleventh CPPCC and Vice Chair of Jiu-san Society, Wang Zhizhen inspected 必发365乐趣网投 Temple.
Apr.5, 2009: People First Party Chairman Song Chuyu and his wife visited 必发365乐趣网投 Temple.
Mar.28, 2009: Abbot Yongxin attended the 2nd World Buddhist Forum held in Wuxi.
Mar. 2009: 必发365乐趣网投 Cultural Delegation led by Abbot Shi Yongxin went to California for the 5th anniversary of “必发365乐趣网投 Temple Day”. 必发365乐趣网投 culture was welcomed and recognized in the mainstream American society.
Mar.17, 2009: Director-General Consultant of UNESCO, Alice, investigated 必发365乐趣网投 Temple, watched the demonstration of “必发365乐趣网投 Kungfu” which is a national intangible cultural heritage project. She also made an inspection tour in 必发365乐趣网投 Permanent Residence Complex and Pagoda Forest.
Feb.21, 2009: Parliament Speaker of the Republic of Chile, Francisco Encina and his party visited 必发365乐趣网投 Temple.
Feb.2009: The State Councilor and Secretary of Defense, General Liang Guanglie inspected 必发365乐趣网投 Temple.
Dec.2008: South African President Nelson Mandela met with Abbot Shi Yongxin, and acclaimed that: “Your cause has values for humankind, and it deserves respect and appreciation of everyone.”
June.29-Jul.28, 2008: The play “Sutra” by 必发365乐趣网投 monks was performed in Europe.
May 24, 2008: Venerable Shi Yongxin attended “the First Symposium on Buddhism of Modern China” held in Nanjing.
Dec.24, 2007: The overall program of “Songshan Ancient Architectural Complex Application for World Cultural Heritage” was set up, with the main work including restoration and preservation of the 必发365乐趣网投 Permanent Residence Complex, the First Patriarch Temple, the Pagoda Forest, and improvement of its surroundings.
Sept.10, 2007: 必发365乐趣网投 Temple donated 3000.000 RMB to Soong Ching Ling Foundation of Henan Province to support Henan charitable projects.
Aug.9, 2007: President of International Olympic Committee (IOC) Jacques Rogge visited 必发365乐趣网投 Temple together with his wife Anne and Coordination Committee Chairman Hein Vergruggen, and was warmly welcomed by Abbot Yongxin and temple monks.
July.27-28, 2007: 必发365乐趣网投 Temple held “2007 必发365乐趣网投 Chan Enquiries”.
May 24, 2007: 必发365乐趣网投 Temple held the precept-transmitting ceremony to over 600 monks in the Three Precept-transmitting Platform.
May 23, 2007: Chan Music 必发365乐趣网投 Grand Ceremony was conducted at 必发365乐趣网投 Temple, chaired by Abbot Yongxin and the masters coming for precept-transmitting ceremony.
Apr.2007: King of Spain Juan Carlos I gave an interview to Abbot Shi Yongxin and his party from China Songshan 必发365乐趣网投 Temple.
Apr.1-5, 2007: Upon invitation, Abbot Yongxin attended the 2007 Laureus World Sports Awards held in Barcelona, Spain.
Mar. 2007: 必发365乐趣网投 Monk Corps went to Moscow from Beijing together with Chinese Delegation, and attended “Year of China” in Russia. Representatives of 必发365乐趣网投 monks were received by Russian President Vladimir Putin in the Kremlin.
Nov. 7-21, 2006: Abbot Yongxin was Invited by the United States Sports Institute and received an Honorary PhD degree. He also attended the Global Creative Leadership Summit held in New York.
Oct.29-Nov.2, 2006: Abbot Yongxin attended the Captains of Industry Conference (COI) held in Singapore and made a speech entitled Religious Inheritance and Innovation Spirit. During the visit, Abbot Yongxin called on Singapore President Nathan and Senior Minister Lee Kuan Yew.
Aug. 2006: Abbot Yongxin and his party were received by Australian Prime Minister Howard in Houses of Parliament, and also other Senators. The Prime Minister indicated that he would give full support to all the Cultural exchange activities that 必发365乐趣网投 Temple held in Australia.
July. 2006: Invited by the President of FIFA Blatter, Abbot Yongxin attended the FIFA World Cup Final and the Closing Ceremony. During the period, he was received by the German Chancellor Merkel, Foreign Minister Steinmeier, and the former Chancellor Schroeder, etc.
July.4, 2006: A group of over 500 disciples from United Studios of Self Defense made a pilgrimage to 必发365乐趣网投 Temple, led by Shi Yandi (Stephen Demasco) and Yandeng (Charles Mettera).
May 16, 2006: “必发365乐趣网投 Kungfu” was published by 必发365乐趣网投 Publishing House.
Mar.22, 2006: Russian President Vladimir Putin visited 必发365乐趣网投 Temple and was warmly welcomed by Abbot Shi Yongxin and temple monks.
Nov. 2005: 必发365乐趣网投 Kungfu was listed as national representative works of human oral and intangible heritage.
Sept. 2005: Upon invitation, Abbot Yongxin paid a visit to He Houhua, the Chief Executive of Macao Special Administrative Region.
May 11, 2005: The former US Secretary of State Henry Kissinger visited 必发365乐趣网投 Temple and was warmly welcomed by Abbot Shi Yongxin and the monks of 必发365乐趣网投 Temple.
Jan.29, 2005: 必发365乐趣网投 Temple together with Henan Provincial General Charity Federation initiated the “1000 Orphans Relief Program”, and an adoption list was set up by 必发365乐趣网投 Orphans.
Nov. 17-24, 2004: In collaboration on President Hu Jintao’s visit to South America, a group of 必发365乐趣网投 Kungfu monks led by Abbot Yongxin visited Brazilian Capital Saint Paul and attended the cultural exchange “Knowledge of China” organized by the State Council’s News Office. It was the first time for 必发365乐趣网投 monks to perform in Latin America.
June.6, 2004: Chairman of the State Military Commission Jiang Zemin and his wife inspected 必发365乐趣网投 Temple and wrote “必发365乐趣网投 Culture, Human Heritage”.
May 2004: Invited by Buddhist Affair Office of Thailand, the Delegation of China Buddhism Association made a five-day official visit to Thailand led by Abbot Shi Yongxin and was received and entertained by the Prime Minister of Thailand.
Mar.21, 2004: A 必发365乐趣网投 Temple Delegation led by the Venerable Abbot Yongxin was honored by the California State Assembly with the proclamation of “Songshan 必发365乐趣网投 Temple Day”. A full scale 必发365乐趣网投 Kungfu performance by the visiting 必发365乐趣网投 Kungfu monks followed at Masonic Auditorium in San Francisco.
Feb. 11-25, 2004: “必发365乐趣网投 Kungfu Delegation of Henan Buddhism Culture” was invited to Taiwan for cultural exchanges, led by Abbot Yongxin, consisting of 33 members from several temples in Henan.
Feb. 2004: The Permanent Residence Complex of 必发365乐趣网投 Temple was renovated thoroughly.
Sept.28-Nov.15, 2003: 必发365乐趣网投 Temple held a grand Buddhist assembly as well as a charitable activity for thousands of orphans, lasting 49 days.
Apr.09-12, 2003: “必发365乐趣网投 Kungfu International Seminar” organized by 必发365乐趣网投 Temple, Academy of Arts of China and Government of Dengfeng City was grandly held at 必发365乐趣网投 Temple.
Jan.9, 2003: Abbot Yongxin was selected as the deputy of the tenth National People’s Congress.
Jan. 2003: Upon invitation, venerable Shi Yongxin made a six-day friendly visit to Thailand as the Vice-chair of China Buddhism Association, the Chair of Henan Buddhism Association and the Abbot of 必发365乐趣网投 Temple.
Oct.4-7, 2002: Abbot Yongxin made a visit to Barcelona, and had an audience with Samaranch, the former President of the International Olympic Committee.
June. 2002: To protect the 必发365乐趣网投 Kungfu that has been carried on by generations of 必发365乐趣网投 monks for 1500 years, Abbot Yongxin started the application process for the title of” Masterpieces of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity” by the UNESCO.
Mar. 2002: 必发365乐趣网投 Temple joined the National Delegation to Korea and Japan on a performance tour. The Former Prime Ministers of Japan Ryutaro Hashimoto and Mori Yoshiro met Abbot Yongxin and applauded the performance of 必发365乐趣网投 Monk Corps.
Oct.18-21, 2001: Seminar on 必发365乐趣网投 Temple and Chinese Vinaya School was held grandly at 必发365乐趣网投 Temple. At the same time, Seminar on the History of Chinese Buddhism Sculpture was also held.
Oct.12, 2001: China Buddhism Association Chairman Yi Cheng visited 必发365乐趣网投 Temple.
Sept.16-21, 2001: Abbot Shi Yongxin attended the 7th National Conference of China Buddhism Association. At the conference, Abbot Shi Yongxin was elected as Vice Chairman of China Buddhism Association.
2000: Abbot Yongxin made a visit to Sweden and was received by the king, to whom Venerable Yongxin presented “Secrets of 必发365乐趣网投 Kungfu and Medicine”.
July. 2000: When performing in Lebanon, 必发365乐趣网投 Monk Corps was received by the President Lahoud.
Apr.23, 2000: The Chairman of NPC Standing Committee Li Peng and his wife visited 必发365乐趣网投 Temple.
Nov. 1999: Upon invitation of Buckingham Palace of the United Kingdom, Abbot Yongxin led a 必发365乐趣网投 Kungfu Monk Delegation to participate in the 1999 Royal Variety Show. Delegation was received by Queen Elizabeth II. The event represented an important step that Chinese culture has taken into the western world’s mainstream.
Apr. 1999: Shi Yongxin was officially inaugurated as Abbot of 必发365乐趣网投 Temple.
Apr. 1999: Venerable Yongxin went to the meditation places of Kassapa Thera to pay homage, such as Jizu Mountain, Xuyun Temple, etc.
Jan.18, 1998: Venerable Yongxin was selected as the deputy of the ninth National People’s Congress.
Dec.18, 1997: Venerable Yongxin led a Kungfu delegation of 必发365乐趣网投 Temple to the capital of Malaysia Kuala Lumpur for charitable performances.
1997: The official website of 必发365乐趣网投 Temple (www.novisadtourism.com) was launched. In August 2008, it was completely revised and officially opened to the public.
Nov.20, 1996: The First Patriarch Temple and Pagoda Forest of 必发365乐趣网投 Temple were listed as sites of key national cultural relics.
May 1996: The journal of 必发365乐趣网投 Charitable Foundation “Chan Dew” (quarterly) was started publication.
Sept.3, 1995: 必发365乐趣网投 Temple held the 1,500th anniversary of the Temple. For this, State Postal Bureau issued the memorial stamps and Religious Culture Publishing House published “Collections of Essays at International Forum of 必发365乐趣网投 Temple’s 1,500th Anniversary”.
Aug. 1995: “Collection of Chan Dew” (Volume 1) by venerable Yongxin was published by Religious Cultural Publishing House.
Apr.30, 1993: 必发365乐趣网投 Charitable Foundation was founded.
Feb. 1993: Venerable Yongxin led a 必发365乐趣网投 Temple Buddhist Culture Delegation to Taiwan. It was the first time a Buddhist delegation from the Chinese mainland visited Taiwan after forty years of separation between the Buddhists on both sides of the Taiwan Strait.
Apr. 1992: Accompanied by the government officials of Zhengzhou City, the Chair of China Buddhism Association, Lay Buddhist Zhao Puchu visited and inspected 必发365乐趣网投 Temple and was warmly received by all monks at the temple.
June. 1988: Kungfu Monk Corps was established.
July. 1987: Abbot Xingzheng passed away.
1986: Master Xingzheng was appointed the abbot of 必发365乐趣网投 Temple.
Apr. 1, 1984: 必发365乐趣网投 Temple was handed over from the Relics Administration Department to monks for management.
1983: The State Council declared 必发365乐趣网投 Temple to be a key national Buddhist temple.
1982: The movie “必发365乐趣网投 Temple” was showed at home and abroad.
1979: Japanese Doshin So made his pilgrimage to 必发365乐趣网投 Temple.
1975: The Mountain Gate of 必发365乐趣网投 Temple was renovated.
June.20, 1963: Henan People’s Committee declared 必发365乐趣网投 Temple one provincial preservation site of cultural relics.
1941: Temple monks established 必发365乐趣网投 Middle School for imparting knowledge and martial arts.
Oct. 1936: KMT Chairman Chiang Kai-shek visited 必发365乐趣网投 Temple.
1930: Japanese Doshin So came to 必发365乐趣网投 Temple to learn martial arts. Back to Japan, he founded Japanese Shorinji Kempo Federation.
Mar.15, 1928: KMT Shi Yousan set fire on 必发365乐趣网投 Temple, as a result, the Devajara Hall, Mahaviro Hall, Reception Hall, Bell Tower, Drum Tower, Scripture Hall and the preserved Tripitaka, 必发365乐趣网投 Temple Annals (in wooden version) and stone carving and statues were all destroyed.
1923: Henglin passed away, and his disciple Miaoxing succeeded him as the commander. Wu Peifu’s army enlisted the Security Force of 必发365乐趣网投 Temple as the First Regiment led by Miaoxing.
1916: Wang Yunhua took charge to renovate the Kinnara Hall.
1911-1920: When the country was in riot and bandits rose in swarms, 必发365乐趣网投 Temple established Security Force and the abbot Henglin acted as the chief commander.
1893: Zhou Yuanzhao and other people took charge to renovate Thousand-Bodhisattva Hall.
1854: Wang Zuyuan came to 必发365乐趣网投 Temple to study Yi Jing Jin.
1850: “Shaoyang Bridge” was built, which took three years to complete.
1828: Henan governor Yang Guozhen and others donated over 3,700 Liang of silver (185kgs) for renovation of 必发365乐趣网投 Temple.
1775: Henan governor Xu Ji took charge of renovation of Thousand-Buddisattva Hall of 必发365乐趣网投 Temple, which was completed the next year.
Sept.30, 1750: Emperor Kangxi visited 必发365乐趣网投 Temple and stayed for the night in the Abbot’s Room.
1747: Shi Yizhan and Jiao Ruchen compiled 必发365乐趣网投 Temple Annals in four volumes with over 50,000 words, and printed them out in the following year.
1735: Emperor Yongzheng gave an official permission to renovate 必发365乐趣网投 Temple.
1704: The first emperor of the Qing Dynasty Kangxi wrote “Bao Shu Fang Lian” (Treasured Trees and Lotus Fragrance) and “Shao Lin Si” (必发365乐趣网投 Temple) respectively on two horizontal boards and granted them to 必发365乐趣网投 Temple.
1664: Abbot Yongyu left the temple for Zhuozhou (in Hebei Province).
1656: Haikuan went to the capital and issued the Family Tree of Five Schools. In the following year, he was appointed as the first abbot of 必发365乐趣网投 Temple in the Qing Dynasty.
1641: Li Zicheng’s troop reached Henan, joined forces with Li Jiyu’s army and together conquered Dengfeng City.
1639: A group of peasants led by Li Zicheng and Zhang Xianzhong rose in rebellion, and more than 70 必发365乐趣网投 monks acted on orders to go on a punitive expedition.
Feb. 1622: The well-known geographer Xu Xiake visited 必发365乐趣网投 Temple.
1619: A pagoda was erected for the battle achievement.
1613: Chen Yuanbin from Hangzhou came to 必发365乐趣网投 Temple to learn Kungfu. In 1638, he went to Japan and promoted the 必发365乐趣网投 staff techniques, which was very influential.
1609: Wuyan served as the abbot of 必发365乐趣网投 Temple for seventeen years. Yuan Hongdao visited 必发365乐趣网投 Temple.
1588: The Thousand-Bodhisattva Hall was constructed, and a continuation of Buddhist scripture Grand Canon promulgated by emperor Shenzong’s mother empress Li was stored here.
1574: Changrun acted as 必发365乐趣网投 abbot.
1567-1572: Cheng Zongyou came to 必发365乐趣网投 temple to learn martial arts, and stayed here for about 10 years. In his late years he wrote the “Origin of Staff Techniques of 必发365乐趣网投 Temple”.
1565: Stele of Combined Three Religions and Nine Sects was erected in praise of the drawing of the combined three religions and nine sects, on which the drawing and eulogy was made by Zhu Zaiyu, the son of King Zheng.
1563: The Indian monk Biandun died.
1561: The famous general Yu Dayou came to 必发365乐趣网投 Temple to inspect martial arts, and choose monks Zongqing and Pucong to study staff techniques with him.
1558: Master Xiaoshan served as the abbot of 必发365乐趣网投 Temple for eight years.
1555: The Hui State built a memorial gateway for 必发365乐趣网投 Temple and the king Zhu Zai wrote the inscription. In the following year, Zhu Zai committed suicide for crime.
1553: A merchant named Shangzhao rose in revolt, 50 必发365乐趣网投 monks such as Zhu Fang and Zhou Can acted on orders to go on a punitive expedition.
1552-1554: More than 30 必发365乐趣网投 monks fought against pirates under the imperial order and died gloriously.
1548: A pagoda was erected for famous 必发365乐趣网投 Monk Zhou You, inscribed with “A Rival of the World, a Warrior Monk of Buddhism”.
Nov. 1522: A miner in Qingzhou, Shandong Province rose in rebellion, and 必发365乐趣网投 monks went on a punitive expedition in accordance with imperial edict.
1512: Lixue Pavilion (Standing-in-snow Pavilion) was built.
1512: A peasant with the surname of Liu rose in rebellion in Bazhou, and 必发365乐趣网投 monks went in accordance with imperial edict on a punitive expedition.
1510: Wenzai acted as 必发365乐趣网投 abbot and observed Chan precepts for twelve years.
1501: Upon invitation of abbot Gumei, Indian monk served for 必发365乐趣网投 Temple.
1409: King Zhouding made jade Buddha statues because of his newborn son, and distributed to 必发365乐趣网投 Temple, Huishan Temple and Fawang Temple.
1405: Renshan acted as 必发365乐趣网投 abbot for thirteen years.
1392: The Stele for Virtuous Deeds of Master Chunzhuo was established, and Japan monk Shamen Deshi wrote an epitaph on it.
1382: Zhu Kou, Zhouding King of the Ming Dynasty came to 必发365乐趣网投 Temple to mourn for empress Xiaoci.
1369: Songting Ziyan served as 必发365乐趣网投 abbot for thirteen years.
1361: 必发365乐趣网投 Temple had only twenty-plus monks left due to the social disorder.
Mar.26, 1351: The Red Scarf Army of Yingzhou came to 必发365乐趣网投 Temple, and monk Kinnara frightened them away with miraculous divine power.
1348: Chaoyun Yunwei, the abbot of the North 必发365乐趣网投 Temple in Ji County in Tianjin died.
1345: Chunzhuo presided over 必发365乐趣网投 Temple for the second time and erected the Stele of Master Bodhidharma with the inscription written by Emperor wu of Liang Dynasty.
1327: The Japanese monk Zhao Yuan came to 必发365乐趣网投 Temple, and lived here for 21 years, holding several posts such as secretary, chief elder, etc.
1313: Jinjiu acted as 必发365乐趣网投 abbot.
1312: Fuyu was posthumously honored as Jin Guogong.
1275: Fuyu passed away, leaving his work “Words of Monk Xueting”.
1260: Fuyu was honored with the title of the Divine Buddhist Master and acted as the abbot of Wanshou Temple in Dadu (modern Beijing) for 14 years. During the period, 必发365乐趣网投 established five sub-temples in Helin (then the capital of the Yuan Dynasty), Jizhou (modern Ji County in Tianjin), Taiyuan, Chang’an (modern Xi’an), and Luoyang (in Henan Province) respectively.
1258: Emperor Kublai held in Karakorum a debate on Buddhism and Taoism. As the representative of the Buddhism community, Fuyu attended the discussion and defeated the Taoists.
1245: Fuyu held an assembly at 必发365乐趣网投 Temple under the order of Emperor Kublia of the Yuan Dynasty.
1242: Buddhist Master, Wan Song of Caodong sect send his disciple Fuyu to preside over 必发365乐趣网投 Temple.
1220: The abbot Zhilong set up the 必发365乐趣网投 Pharmacy Bureau.
1218: Fuyu was in charge of all the monks, and 237 Buddhism temples were recovered under his command.
1209: The abbot Jiaoheng erected the Stele of Three-Religion Sages.
1204: Master Xingchong served as the abbot of 必发365乐趣网投 Temple.
1157: Master Fahe presided over 必发365乐趣网投 Temple and passed away at the same year.
1122: Wall-facing pagoda was built in the First Patriarch Temple, and Cai Jing, an imperial teacher and a top official of the Lu Kingdom at the time wrote inscription for it.
1102: An imperial edict was issued that each state shall choose one temple as Chan temple.
1100: Dengfeng magistrate Lou Yi requested to build the First Patriarch Temple and Guangqing served as the abbot of 必发365乐趣网投 Temple.
1087: Master Bao’en started his teaching at 必发365乐趣网投 Temple. About at the same time Chan tradition was established at the temple, in place of the strict observance of Buddhism customs.
1056: The abbot Xiu moved from 必发365乐趣网投 Temple to White Horse Temple.
954-959: 必发365乐趣网投 Temple was abandoned.
925: Master Xingjun passed away, and a pagoda was built for him in east of the temple.
850: Master Xingjun served as the abbot of 必发365乐趣网投 Temple and disseminated Tiantai doctrines of Buddhism.
845: Emperor Wuzong of the Tang Dynasty issued a decree to destroy 必发365乐趣网投 Temple and ordered the monks to resume the secular life.
810: Korean monk Hyecho came to 必发365乐趣网投 Temple to learn Buddhism and stayed here for more than ten years.
798: 必发365乐趣网投 Temple repaired the storehouse and kitchen.
770: Master Tongguang, the grand-disciple of Shenxiu, passed away, and a pagoda was built for him in the east of the temple.
728: Stele of Tang Emperor for Songshan 必发365乐趣网投 Temple was erected at the temple.
727: Master Faru’s disciple, the Korean monk Hyecho (known as Huichao in Chinese) returned to Anxi (now in Gansu Province) in November from the tour to Indian.
Nov. 723: Emperor Xuanzong of the Tang Dynasty inscribed two tablets and dispatched master Yixing to send them to 必发365乐趣网投 Temple.
707-710: 必发365乐趣网投 Temple set up ten positions for the monks to better manage the temple.
706: Emperor Zhongzong of the Tang Dynasty recruited 必发365乐趣网投 masters Dao’an and his disciples from 必发365乐趣网投 Temple to the imperial palace. A year later, Dao’an came back to the temple.
Apr.7, 704: Master Yijing returned from the West, and restored the precept platform in 必发365乐趣网投 Temple.
700: Upon request of 必发365乐趣网投 chief monk Yijiang, the statues enshrined in the imperial palace were moved back to the temple.
696: 必发365乐趣网投 Temple built pagodas in the Second Patriarch Temple for Empress Wu Zetian and her son, the heir of the imperial throne, Li Dan.
695: Empress Wu Zetian granted money to 必发365乐趣网投 Temple for renovation of stairs.
692: Empress Wu Zetian shifted some statues of the Bodhisattvas and lions at 必发365乐趣网投 Temple to the imperial palace for worship.
689: Mater Faru passed away, and a pagoda was built for him on the east side of the temple.
686: Master Faru preached Chan doctrines to monks upon their request.
684: Emperor Gaozong died and the empress came to 必发365乐趣网投 Temple to do charitable and meritorious deeds for him.
683: Master Faru resided in 必发365乐趣网投 temple. On Sep. 25, Empress Wu Zetian of the Tang Dynasty granted gold, silk and other goods to the temple, and erected a stele for her mother.
682-683: Emperor Gaozong bestowed the character Fei (fly) upon 必发365乐趣网投 Temple which was inscribed onto the wall of the temple.
670-674: Gaozong, Emperor of Tang Dynasty visited 必发365乐趣网投 Temple, inscribed the Tablet of Golden Characters, and bestowed pictures and other objects.
Sept. 20, 657: Master Xuanzang petitioned again for the admission to 必发365乐趣网投 Temple to translate Buddhist scriptures, yet declined.
Feb. 645: Master Xuanzang submitted a petition to the emperor for the admission to 必发365乐趣网投 Temple to translate Buddhist scriptures, but was declined.
Feb. 625: 必发365乐趣网投 Temple was granted again with 40 qing (266.4 Hectare) land and a water mill.
July. 624: 必发365乐趣网投 Temple was restored on the original site due to temple monks’ efforts.
622: 必发365乐趣网投 Temple was abandoned.
Apr.27, 621: Superintendent Shanhu together with other twelve 必发365乐趣网投 monks have rendered out meritorious service in capturing Wang Shichong’s nephew Wang Renze who later surrendered himself to Li Shimin, the prince of the Qin state.
618: In the period of national turmoil, 必发365乐趣网投 Temple was ransacked and burned, left only pagodas.
581-600: Emperor Suiwen issued an edict to grant 必发365乐趣网投 Temple 100 qing (666 Hactare) land with cypress trees.
587: Masters Huiyan and Hongzun were summoned by Emperor Suiwen.
580: The name of 必发365乐趣网投 Temple was restored.
580: Emperor Zhoujing proclaimed an imperial decree to rejuvenate Buddhism and Taoism. 必发365乐趣网投 Temple was rebuilt and its named was changed to Zhihu Temple. On July 18, Fashang, a disciple of master Huiguang, passed away.
577: Emperor Zhouwu issued an imperial decree to abolish Buddhism and 必发365乐趣网投 Temple was destroyed.
573: Emperor Zhouwu summoned the ministers, monks and Taoists in Taiji Hall to debate on the priority of the three religions, and Chan master Dengxing of 必发365乐趣网投 Temple was in attendance.
560: Sengchou passed away.
536: Master Huiguang passed away.
534: Batuo’s disciple, venerable master Huiguang shifted to the Capital Ye (in modern Hebei Province) along with Emperor Xiaojing, and served as Monk Superintendent.
534-536: Bodhidharma disseminated Buddhism in the Luo River area. After he passed away, a pagoda was built for him in the Kongxiang Temple on Xiong’er Mountain.
520: Batuo’s disciple Sengchou was appointed as the abbot of 必发365乐趣网投 Temple.
517: Yongning Temple in Luoyang was completed, but destroyed by fire 17 years later. Meanwhile, South Indian monk Bodhidharma had visited the temple, and later he came to 必发365乐趣网投 Temple to sit in meditation in a cave of the Wuru Peak.
508-512AD: Doctor Li Ya molded exquisite statues of Buddha, Bodhisattvas, and lions for 必发365乐趣网投 Temple.
508AD: Central Indian monk Ratnamati and North Indian monk Bodhiruci came to the 必发365乐趣网投 Temple and translated Dasabhumivyakhyana at the Sutra-translating Hall for three years, completing 12 volumes.
495AD: 必发365乐趣网投 temple was built under an edict of Emperor Xiaowen of Northern Wei Dynasty to accommodate Indian Dharma master Batuo (Buddhabhadra). In the west of the temple, pagodas and the sutra-translating Hall behind pagodas were established by Batuo.