Song Shan

Song Shan

(sŭng` shän`), mountain, N central Henan prov., China; one of the five sacred mountains of China. It is famous for the Shaolin Temple, where generations of Buddhist monks have practiced martial arts. Bodhidharma, an Indian Buddhist master, is said to have arrived at the temple during the 6th cent. and established Zen BuddhismZen Buddhism,
Buddhist sect of China and Japan. The name of the sect (Chin. Ch'an, Jap. Zen) derives from the Sanskrit dhyana [meditation]. In China the school early became known for making its central tenet the practice of meditation, rather than adherence
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. The name is also transliterated as Sung Shan.
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the performance can be enjoyed in front of Song Shan's Cihui Buddhist Temple.
Kao Hua-chu, minister of national defense, expressed that the ministry is willing to release the land being occupied by the military's Song Shan command headquarters, so as to support the development of the civil-aviation industry and strengthen the business function in the peripheral area of the airport.
The competition was held at the Taipei Song Shan Sports Centre.
If you're intent on shopping, there's no way you can miss Wu Fentu market on Song Shan Road.
In addition to Taoyuan International Airport, business and leisure travelers can also connect to destinations in China from TaipeiOs close-in Song Shan International Airport, Taichung International Airport in central Taiwan and Kaohsiung International Airport in southern Taiwan.