Fri, Aug 02 | West Hampstead Community Centre

Free Movie Screening : 'SHAOLIN' + Short Talk about Zen and the Taoist Arts

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Free Movie Screening : 'SHAOLIN' + Short Talk about Zen and the Taoist Arts

Time & Location

Aug 02, 2019, 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM
West Hampstead Community Centre, 17 Dornfell St, West Hampstead, London NW6 1QN, UK

About the Event

 Come and experience the great 'Shaolin'. A cinematic extravaganza starring some of Hong Kong's finest, Andy Lau, Jackie Chan and Nicolas Tse. A historical martial arts epic, this story focuses on the Shaolin temple, a place at the heart of Chinese traditional culture, philosophy and medicine. It is the home of Chan (Zen) Buddhism where martial arts training and Qi Gong exercises serve as the foundation for spiritual practice. It is also somewhere which housed the finest fighters in China and so became of great political significance too. If you are looking for a great movie but also to learn something about the magic at the heart of Chinese culture, this is the movie for you.

Alex will be giving a short talk before the movie to give you some background on the Shaolin temple, on Zen and on cultivation practices using Qi Gong, Tai Chi and Chinese Medicine. Experience the essence of Shaolin for yourself!

Entry is free, but a £5 deposit is required to guarantee your place. Deposit will be refunded when you arrive on the day. 

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