During the long history of the Shaolin Temple, the generations of the warrior monks have become famous for their achievements, while their great battles for the Chinese nation and the justice have been written indelible to the Chinese history. Many honorable actions of the Shaolin warrior monks have its bright page to the Chinese history. The 13 poles user Shaolin monks, that helped the emperor of the Tang dynasty (618 – 907), contributed essentially to the beginning of the most glorious dynasty to the history of China and today they are mythical heroes.
During the Ming dynasty (1368 – 1644) distinguished monks went to the Chinese borders and stand against the Japanese invaders. These and a lot more achievements gave to the Shaolin Temple and to his heroes, an exceptional place all over the world. The warrior monks with the pole, were basically the first armed group that was organized from the Shaolin Temple for the protection of the temple as well as for the protection of all the Chinese society that was threaten by various turbulences. “State defenders and people protectors”.
Emperor Wan Li 万历帝 (Wàn lì dì 1563 – 1620)