Since having been appointed by the Abbot Shi Yong Xin, the Chief Master of Song Mountain Shaolin Temple in China, the Venerable Yan Chong, Chief Coach of Shaolin Kung Fu, established the SCCC in 2007. It remains the only authentic Shaolin cultural centre in Toronto, Canada.
加拿大少林寺文化中心,是中国嵩山少林寺方丈释永信亲自授权于武僧教练释延冲,代表少林寺在加拿大多伦多成立唯一一所“少林寺文化中心” 。

The SCCC is a non-profit organization. Its main goals include gaining a better health and promoting martial arts ethics. It seeks to develop obedience and discipline; practise the Mahayana Buddhism doctrines, and propagate the spirit of compassion. The centre advocates the Shaolin's 1500 years of profound culture and Chan (Zen) Buddhism including the purification of the mind. It strives to improve the understanding amongst nations and peoples, to enhance the East and West cultural exchange and praying for a Peaceful world.

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  • To assist Canadian Chinese with learning and understanding about their Chinese culture and heritage;

  • To share the world unique Shaolin Culture with all Canadian societies;

  • To introduce the Shaolin Wellness Health Kung Fu Program. With regular practice, the seniors and the middle aged benefit from improving their blood circulation, recovering from fatigue, cleansing and strengthening of their internal major functional organs and limbs;

  • To practise the Shaolin Kung Fu which helps to develop adults' and children's physical and mental well-being, adaptability and perseverance;

  • To learn the Shaolin monks' great compassion, the spirit of endurance, and to preach these themes to the populace.

  • To participate with sincerity and dedication in multi-cultural and charitable events;

  • To improve the relationship and respect between Canadian Chinese and other cultures, and to live a productive life in peace and in harmony;

  • To promote Canadian cosmopolitan culture in local and international settings and to allow more people to have a better understanding of its beliefs and characteristics;

  • To publicize about Canadian successes and opportunities to Chinese all over the world;

  • To seek opportunities for the SCCC to further contribute to our multi-cultural societies.

  • 辅助华人认识祖籍文化

  • 让全加拿大公民分享世界上独特的少林文化

  • 通过练习少林养生功,使中老年人通行血 脉,消除体内疲劳,五脏六腑及四肢污秽

  • 通过练习少林功夫,提高成人与儿童的体质,应变能力,毅力,协调性﹔更能学习到少林寺僧人慈悲为怀,普渡众生,和吃苦耐劳的精神

  • 积极参与多元文化推广慈善活动,奉献爱心

  • 增加华人与其他族裔之间的了解和尊重,共享和谐与丰盛的生活

  • 令更多国内外人士认识和了解加拿大文化特色

  • 向世界各地华人宣扬加拿大之成就及就业机会

  • 争取中心为社会做出更多贡献