Venerable Abbot Grandmaster Shi Yongxin
Venerable Abbot of Songshan Shaolin Temple, Grandmaster Shi Yongxin became an Abbot in 1999. Venerable is the 33rd Generation Shaolin Buddhist Monk and is renowned for promoting the Shaolin Buddhist Culture in China and worldwide. His scholarly writings and continuous efforts to restore the Shaolin Temple made the Shaolin Traditional Culture known around the world. Venerable Abbot is the first monk to ever achieve an MBA degree.
The Chairman of Henan Province Buddhist Association
Representative of the Ninth National People’s Congress