Shaolin Temple Signs Digital Archaeology Investigation Item of Founder Nunnery with Zhejiang University

发布日期:2018-06-09   字体大小:   

On June 9, 2018, at 9:30 am, China Songshan Shaolin Temple and Zhejiang University’s Cultural Heritage Institute officially sponsored Historic Monuments in "The Centre of Heaven and Earth" ——the signing ceremony of Shaolin Temple’s Digital Archaeology Investigation Item of the Founder Nunnery. The two sides reached a formal agreement in the Shrine of Shaolin Temple.






In the shrine of Shaolin Temple, the Great Monk Yongxin said that Shaolin Temple’s Founder Nunnery is one of the Historic Monuments in the Centre of Heaven and Earth and is located at the foot of the Wurufeng Peak, about one kilometer of North West of Shaolin Temple. It is a temple courtyard that the Song Dynasty built in honor of Damo staring down the Wall. Shaolin Temple’s buildings have been protected and inherited from predecessors in the past. We should be responsible for these ancient buildings and carefully protect them. Shaolin Temple has been insisting on protecting and carrying forward excellent traditional culture for many years. Now Shaolin Temple works with professors from Zhejiang University’s Cultural Heritage Institute, jointly study and protect the ancient architecture of Shaolin Temple, which is also a respect and responsibility for history. Thanks for all professional teachers’ support and it is hoped that the cooperation will yield good results. Former Secretary of the Party Committee of Zhejiang University Mr. Zhang Xi also addressed it and approved of the Great Monk Yongxin’s speech.




The signing ceremony was witnessed by Former Secretary of the Party Committee of Zhejiang University Mr. Zhang Xi, President of Cultural Heritage Institute of Zhejiang Uninversity Mr. Cao Jinyan, President of Art Branch of Zhejiang University Press Mr. Ma Qi who is Mr Zhangxi’s secretary, assistant to President of Cultural Heritage Institute of Zhejiang University Ms Li Zhirong, former Director of Henan Civil Affairs and former Secretary of the Party Committee of Henan University Mr. Sun Peixin, Secretary for Cultural Relics Bureau of Dengfeng city in Henan province Mr. Bai Jinyong and Shaolin monks together. After the signing ceremony was completed successfully, both parties took photos together with delight. (Editor: Zou Xiang, Zhang Hailong)





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