China's 'Birthplace of Kung Fu' Hopes to Lure CEOs for Meditation Training

A monk practicing kung fu at the Shaolin Temple in Dengfeng, China Photograph by China Photos/Getty Images

The ancient Shaolin Temple, perched on a leafy mountaintop in eastern China, is widely recognized as the birthplace of kung fu. For at least 1,500 years, its resident monks have preserved the physical and psychological training regimen of the legendary martial work. Now they’re trying to master commercial arts, too.

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