"The Shaolin take-over is just a way of using its fame to cheat more kind people out of their money." -- a poster vented on Sohu.com about the Shaolin Temple taking over management of four Buddhist temples in southwest China.
The self-professed 34th Grand Master of the Shaolin Temple may be good at martial arts, but he should have left the art of tax evasion to the pros.
Qin Xiping, the founder of the All Japan Shaolin Temple Qigong Association, was arrested Wednesday for failing to pay 38 million yen (around $367,688) in taxes, an accusation he denies.
The Shaolin Temple is upgrading its restrooms to the cost of $430,000, according to the Associated Press.
The most impressive one measures more than 1614 square feet, has diaper changing stations and LCD TVs as well as Braille signs for the blind, life necessities no monk should be without.