Shaolin’s kung fu monks make a killing – Pallavi Aiyar

shaolin.gif From Asian Times Online (link):

From high up in the misty Song Mountains of central China’s Henan province, the Shaolin monastery and its kung fu have held a peculiar fascination across the centuries. Shrouded in a swirl of myth and mystery, the temple’s fame has long crossed Chinese borders thanks to Hollywood and Jet Li.

In the popular imagination, is synonymous with the rigid discipline and deep spirituality of the cryptic Zen Buddhism school practiced at the temple. But in keeping with the spirit of contemporary China, Shaolin today has been reborn as a well-oiled corporation, with holding monks with master of business administration (MBA) degrees sorting out temple management issues on cellular phones, presided over by an abbot the local media call the “CEO of Shaolin”.

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