From Citizendium, the Citizens' Compendium
Shaolin may refer to:
- Shaolin Temple (or the Shaolin Monastery), a Buddhist monastery in Henan Province, China and recognized as the main temple of the Shaolin Buddhist sect, is also associated with the martial arts. 
- Shaolin Kung Fu, the group of Chinese martial arts associated with the Shaolin Temple.
- Shaolin Buddhism, the branch of Mahayana Buddhism associated specifically with the Shaolin Temple.
- Order of the Shaolin Ch'an (2004, 2006). The Shaolin Grandmaster's Text: History, Philosophy, and Gung Fu of Shaolin Ch'an. Oregon.