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Shaolin Kung Fu - Kung Fu Monks of Shaolin - Buddhism - About.com
Photo gallery of images of China's Shaolin Monastery and its martial arts monks. The 15-century-old monastery is the birthplace of Zen Buddhism and of its own ...
The Buddha's Robe - Images of Buddhist Monks' Robes - Buddhism
The distinctive style of Buddhist monks' robes originated 25 centuries ago among the historical Buddha's disciples. This image gallery illustrates the original ...
The Buddha's Robe: Cambodian Buddhist Monks' Robes - Buddhism
Theravada is the dominant form of Buddhism in Sri Lanka, Thailand, Cambodia, Burma (Myanmar) and Laos. The monks in those countries wear very similar ...
Shaolin Monks | Photo Gallery - Asian History - About.com
The monks of Shaolin Temple in Henan Province, China, are masters of the martial art of kung fu. See photos of Shaolin monks demonstrating different martial ...
Winchester Cathedral Monks - Paranormal Phenomena - About.com
Noted ghost researcher Hans Holzer took this picture in Winchester Cathedral, which might show the ghosts of monks in procession.
History of the Shaolin Monks - Chinese Monastery - Asian History
The monks of China's Shaolin Monastery are known for their fighting prowess, particularly in their own Shaolin style of kung fu. Learn more about this ancient ...
Shaolin Monks Fight Japanese Pirates - Asian History - About.com
Ordinarily, the life of a Buddhist monk involves meditation, contemplation and simplicity. In mid-16th century China, however, the monks of Shaolin Temple were ...
Shaolin Temple Shaolin Monks Guide - China Travel - About.com
A complete guide to articles about the Shaolin Temple & Monks, masters of Kung Fu in China.
Peek Inside the Trappist Monks' Ascetic Life - Christianity - About.com
Trappist monks and nuns fascinate many Christians because of their isolated and ascetic lifestyle, and at first glance seem a carryover from medieval times.
Monastic Orders of Monks and Nuns in Major Religions - Christianity
Monastic orders are groups of men or women who dedicate themselves to God and live in an isolated community or alone. Typically, monks and cloistered nuns ...