We attach great importance to food quality at our academy and see it as a major factor to good training. We offer healthy vegetarian food to students. We carry on rational diet principle and the food is cooked under fitness regimen to let you experience the most healthy lifestyle of monks. We also offer Chinese dumplings, noodles, or special local food at least once a week.

There is Buddhist cuisine ceremony in the dinning hall every week that you can attend with monks following their eating habits and etiquette. If you have specific requirements such as intolerance and specific allergies, please let us know.

The academy organizes parties in the tea room for students to relax themselves, with snacks and drinks, and it's free of charge. You are able to drink various Chinese tea of top grade in the tea room.


Student Rooms

It is very convenient to live in the temple with free Wi-Fi covering the whole temple area, laundry room with automatic washing machine, etc.

There are shared room (two person room) and private single room for students’ choice. All rooms have private toilet and hot shower, air conditioning, power sockets and free Internet. There are extra mattress, pillows and blankets available.



Xinglin Traditional Shaolin Kung Fu Academy started training at Er Zu Temple in August, 2018. Located in Sikong Mountain, the First Mountain of Chan Zong(Chinese Zen). Er Zu Temple, whose name meaning 2nd Ancestor Temple (1st Ancestor Temple is next to Shaolin Temple), has a history of over 1500 years. It covers an area of 90,000 square meters, which offers a unique environment allowing students to enjoy the special atmosphere and absorb the essence of Chi(Qi) and Kung Fu. and achieve inner peace.

There are sacred Buddhist halls at the temple where you can offer incense and pray, and there is a special meditation hall to do meditation and cultivate yourself.


The temple is well equipped for training and cultivation, including training hall, fitness equipment, meditation hall, tea room, multimedia classroom, and library. We are able to use all the facilities and do daily training in the grounds of the temple and in the mountain behind the temple.