The Shaolin Temple is a Chan Buddhist temple in the Henan province of China. The word Shaolin itself is derived from forests of Shaoshi mountain, the is a branch of spirituality that particularly concerns it self with the zen and meditating elements of Buddhism. Originating from the same region is Shaolin Kung Fu. Developed over 1,500 years this ancient martial art is one of the most widely recognised and revered forms of Kung Fu throughout China and the rest of the world. The Shaolin Monks are true masters of this art form, and infuse the majestic and disciplined fighting style with oriental dance, to deliver an exhilarating and massively entertaining show for the whole family. From acrobatics and death defying stunts, to awe inspiring sword play and wonderful artistry, the Shaolin Monks are a marvel to behold. The Shaolin Monks are performing at London's Peacock Theatre 29th September - 17th October. Their show will receive a release on DVD and Digital Download later on in November - just in time to provide a perfect Christmas gift for all martial arts fans!