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About Chi-gong Fa

Chi-gong Fa (Southern Song Dynasty 1127 - 1179 A.D.)

Chi-gong Fa was a friend to rich and poor and most of the high officials in Southern Song Dynasty court, using his magical power to help people and guide them to the right path. He was ordinated in Ling Yin Jit (Hang Zhou - China) as a monk while he was 18, one still can trace his historical remains in different places around the Hang Zhou - China area and the story regarding the tree-trunk in Chin Chi Jit.

The memorial hall of Chi-gong Fa is located behind the Tearoom of Tiger Spring in Hang Zhou - China, where he was staying before he went to heaven. A three-faced red statue of Chi-gong Fa sits magnificently in the middle of the room, holding a fan in one hand and a gourd in the other. If one views the statue from one side, it looks smiling, sad on the other and totally different when viewed from the front. Interesting life stories of Chi-gong Fa are displayed around the hall, which should not be missed, without mentioning his only portrait drawn by Master Monk Chok-sim, which is still hanging in here.