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Full Name: Shi Yan Ming
Hometown: New York, USA
Raised in a 1,500-year-old monastery, warrior monk Shi Yan Ming made waves by moving to New York City in 1992, becoming the first Shaolin monk in history to defect from China. He did this in order to pass the Shaolin philosophy on to the world. Shi Yan Ming's message is quite simple: "Life is beautiful…. Be honest with yourself and train harder."
In 1994, Shi Yan Ming founded the USA Shaolin Temple. The temple teaches Chan philosophy, also known as action meditation, continuing a tradition developed by Bodhidharma (Putidamo) in the year 527. Based in New York City, the USA Shaolin Temple has branches in Austria, Mexico, South Africa, Chile, Trinidad and Tobago and Argentina. Shi Yan Ming is currently pursuing his dream of expanding it to accommodate more pupils, including students from other countries.
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