A book of photographs and personal reflections from renowned Chinese photographer and author Weiming Pan on Shaolin Temple, seat of Chan (Chinese Zen) Buddhism and an illustrious and highly influential martial arts tradition. Mr. Pan lived and photographed at Shaolin for two years and was given unfettered access to the monks and their practices as well as Shaolin's closely guarded archives and artistic treasures. 

Asia Arts and Culture is working with Mr. Pan and Shaolin's Roshi Yangxian to publish Mr. Pan's authoritative photos and reflections on Shaolin in the West.