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释德扬 Ven. Shi Deyang - 31st Generation Shaolin Monastery Successor
31st Generation Shaolin Monastery Monk, Ven. Shi Deyang, disciple of Ven. Suxi for nearly 30 years, is globally considered one of the greatest present exponents of Traditional Shaolin Culture.
Having received direct transmission from Shaolin elder monks of the early 20th century — a link to Qing Dynasty & previous masters — Ven. Shi Deyang is one of few to have studied in a profound manner all three treasures of Shaolin (Chan, Wugong, Traditional Medicine). This traditional knowledge and competence has given him some of the more prominent roles in the monastery. From general headcoach of the Warrior Monks, to transcriber of the ancient texts, and keeper of the Shaolin library. He has also appeared in many documentaries on Shaolin, and in numerous magazines, especially in Europe where he is well-known.
Ven. Shi Deyang has operated his own Shaolin school in Dengfeng, Henan Province, China, nearby Shaolin Monastery since 1995- The Shaolin Monastery Warrior Monk Reserve Force (Chin.: Shàolínsì Wǔsēng Hòubèiduì 少林寺武僧后备队). In addition, he supervises the programs of the overseas branches of Shaolinsi Wuseng Houbeidui, Shaolin Chan City, as well as other collaborating schools around the world.
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