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Emperor WU´s Memorial Stele of Bodhidharma

Large Bodhidharma statue at Damo Lake, Anhui Province

On the north side and lower flank of the Bear Ear Mountain in Luoyang there is an old stupa. This is Bodhidharma´s burial stupa. [1] Some 100 meters away from the stupa is a Temple known as Kong Xiang (literally … Continue reading

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Seven-Heads Villainous Low


  The monk Huike had come a long way, hoping to learn from Bodhidharma. But Bodhidharma sat facing a wall at the Shaolin Monastery all day, ignoring him. It was getting dark and beginning to snow. Huike thought to himself, … Continue reading

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