The MindBodyBrain Project

Life lessons from a 35th Generation Shaolin Monk, Master Shi Heng Yi

av The MindBodyBrain Project | Publicerades 4/2/2021

It’s not every day you get to interview a 35th generation Shaolin Master, and certainly not one with 2 University degrees, including an MBA!Master Shi Heng Yi has been studying Martial Arts since he was 4 years old and has been running the Shaolin Temple in Europe since 2010. He is a contemporary monk who carries a smartphone and is focused on the sustainable development and spreading of the Shaolin culture and philosophy and today's podcast has plenty of insights and guiding principles for us all, so please share this podcast with anyone who you think may benefit. You can find out more about Master Shi Heng Yi and Shaolin Philosophy in his Ted-X talk on the 5 hindrances to self-mastery   Here is a link to the Shaolin Temple Europe, where Master Shi Heng Yi resides.Here is what we discuss and when:Start:   The Shaolin Monk lineage system3:50 - The process of becoming a Shaolin Monk7:52 -  The concepts of Chi and Qigong14:35 - The importance of Qigong in physical development, focus and prowess18:22 - The mental states that hold us back26:02 - Master Shi Heng Yi's advice for achieving sef-mastery30:34 - The art of cultivating discipline36:00 - The important combination of combined physical and mental training in Shaolin philosophy42:20  - Philosophising vs doing49:10 - Master Shi Heng Yi's view on happiness

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