Shaolin Temple India is the only branch of Shaolin Temple China, in India that is imparting training in Traditional Shaolin Kung Fu (Shaolin Kung Fu Forms, Shaolin Kung Fu Weapons, Shaolin Chin Na, Shaolin Qi Gong etc.)
"Shaolin Temple India is a reality only because of the Blessings and Support of all my Grand Masters & Teachers who have shown immense faith in me and enlightened me with the precious knowledge of The Three Treasures of Shaolin - Chan, Wu & Yi."
- With Sincere Respect & Gratitude Shifu Shi Yan You (Kanishka Sharma)
Abbot Shi Yong Xin accepts Shifu Kanishka Sharma as his direct disciple and christens him "Shi Yan You" meaning "Perfect" and authorizes him to be the sole authority to spread Shaolin Culture in India.
Most of us know of Shaolin Kung Fu, or have been inspired to learn Shaolin Kung Fu, from the movies like 'The Shaolin Temple', ' 36 Chambers of Shaolin Temple' or 'Shaolin Temple Strikes Back' and carry in their hearts the undying desire to train at the Shaolin Temple and learn Authentic Shaolin Kung Fu. This "Shaolin Dream..." of passionate Shaolin fans is what we at Shaolin Temple India, with the blessings and support of the Abbot Of the Shaolin Temple China, our Grand Masters and under the Vision and able Guidance of Shifu Shi Yan You (Master Kanishka Sharma) wish to fulfill, right here in India through various Shaolin Kung Fu Training Programs conducted at all our Wushu Guans (Kung Fu Training Centers) in India).
In addition to the Training Programs, Shaolin Temple India has also been regularly conducting Shaolin Kung-Fu seminars and Self Defense Training Programs at various educational institutions all around India.
Shaolin Temple India's Main Centre is at :
- Shaolin Temple Cultural Centre India - Pangot Training Center in Pangot, Nainital.
Shaolin Temple India exists with the mission of:
- Promoting the true and rich culture of Shaolin to the different sections of the society for their welfare and betterment.
- Getting back the traditional Shaolin concepts of Chan (Zen), Wu (Martial Arts) and Yi (Medicine) to India, from where it all started.