Hot news:
NASA image shows part of Aral Sea completely disappear for first time in centuries Kazakhstani gasoline prices to match Russian by 2019: Karabalin Nazarbayev offers Russia to cooperate in geological exploration of Caspian Depression Almat Kebispayev from Kazakhstan wins bronze in greco-roman wrestling at Asian Games Kazakhstan to face West vs Russia sanctions with investments: Kelimbetov Caspian water delimitation agreement - a version of sea status Hobbit fans step into "Shadow of Mordor" video game Nazarbayev suggests creating Caspian free trade zone Brooklyn the shooting star in NY Michelin Guide 2015 US-India to collaborate on Mars exploration eBay split to create independent PayPal White House breach 'unacceptable': Secret Service chief EU keeps Russia sanctions as clashes resume in Ukraine No street secrets for fashion photographer Bill Cunningham Microsoft gives peek at coming Windows 10 software 'Canadian Psycho' trial takes photo tour of crime scene Hackers charged in software theft from US army, others L'Oreal suspends all business travel to Hong Kong: company New UN Ebola chief vows swift response to crisis Spain PM says open to debate on constitutional reform Caspian Sea is the sea of friendship and peace: Nazarbayev Turkey submits request to parliament for Syria, Iraq military action Kazakhstan’s Energy Minister on petrol shortages Modi makes White House debut Mexico probes disappearance of 57 students Nazarbayev speaks about Caspian logistics potential Caspian states agree third party military forces should stay away from the Sea Kazakh 21 yo violin player wins Rodolfo Lipizer Prize in Italy Kazakhstan to tramp on quasi-public sector Deaf baby boy hears for first time Golovkin voted as Mayweather's next opponent Putin calls Caspian countries to coordinate oil and gas prices Ukraine refuses cooperation with Russia in Ablyazov's case Nazarbayev calls Caspian Summit in Russia a breakthrough Hong Kong protests turn festive after tear gas chaos India seen holding rates to guard against inflation Fitch places Catalonia on rating watch negative following independence vote call Intruder ran deep into White House: report Kazakh doctors support methodone therapy inspite opposition Apple software update protects Macs from 'Bash' bug Reaction of Kazakhstanis to kidnapping tested Paris fashion says non to 'Normcore' Spanish court suspends Catalonia independence vote Mobile app spyware developer indicted on US charges IMF urges Zimbabwe to clarify foreign investment law Brazil gunman straps hostage with apparent explosives Prada goes for cover-up look over CEOs tax fraud probe Toyota recalls 690,000 pickups in US over fire risk Hungary bans US far-right group's 'racist' conference Turkey deploys tanks to border as lawmakers to consider anti-IS action Time for worldwide fund to save mangroves: UNEP Rising Rousseff ramps up Brazil election offensive Long Russia crisis could force EU energy rethink: Merkel Animated 'Boxtrolls' take US by storm Australia PM Abbott applauds FBI partnership Indonesian parliament to vote on controversial election plan Electronics giant Philips to split in historic move 'Friends' fans flock to New York pop-up cafe Russia could restrict airspace in sanctions battle: PM Philippine airport bomb plotters planned anti-China attacks: govt German jobless rate unchanged in August: data Galileo satellites not on right orbit: Arianespace Paris relives the joy of liberation, 70 years on US dominates Chinese world university rankings Jasmine and smoke: the allure of Greek summer cinemas Thousands mark Moon death anniversary in S. Korea India stray dogs to be part of security squad‎ Russia okays $150 mn to subsidise World Cup venues Tennis: Kazakhstani Zarina Diyas gets in WTA Top-100 Facebook wants to beam the Internet from the sky

Astana will be home to branch of Shaolin Temple

Tuesday, 01.04.2014, 10:15
Comments (0)
Astana will be home to branch of Shaolin Temple
Photo courtesy of shaolin.ru

Astana, Kazakhstan’s capital city, will be home to a branch of the famous Shaolin Monastery, Galymzhan Torkayev, a monastery graduate and a thriving businessman, told Kazakhstan’s Express-K.

According to him, years of talks at long last resulted in success. “It will be an unprecedented event as such possibilities are normally beyond discussions in Shaolin. It a completely closed world, another reality. However, we managed to persuade the mentors that opening a branch in Astana would be mutually beneficial. Shaolin will be closer to Europe, reducing the “load” of the mother temple that accommodates a colossal inflow of tourists”, he said.

He elaborated that monks would be teaching wushu in Astana. “The service is quite costly; but we have almost resolved the financing issues. These will be Kazakhstan’s investments. There are all the reasons to believe the (…) project will be of great significance to Kazakhstan from the image-making perspective”.
 

Views: 3    Comments: 0
preloader
Add a comment
preloader

2014
2008
2009
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
October
January
February
March
April
May
June
July
August
September
October
November
December

News
Archive

Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su
1 2 3 4 5
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
27 28 29 30 31

Feature stories

Поделиться:
Astana will be home to branch of Shaolin Temple
http://en.tengrinews.kz/userdata/news_en/2014/news_252594/thumb_b/photo_38760.jpg
http://en.tengrinews.kz/strange_news/Astana-will-be-home-to-branch-of-Shaolin-Temple-252594/