San Te

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The San Te or San-De (Chinese 三德) monk was a legendary Shaolin martial arts disciple who trained under the general Zhi Shan. His given name was not San-De; it was said to be Liu Yude. The title San-De means "Three Harmonies" or "Three Virtues". He lived in the early 18th century and resided at the Xichan Monastery after leaving the main Shaolin Monastery.

San Te has been depicted in some Hong Kong films. One of the most popular of these were 1978's 36th Chamber of Shaolin (a.k.a. "Master Killer" and "Shaolin Master Killer") starring Gordon Liu (a.k.a. Liu Chia Hui and Lau Kar Fai), produced by the Shaw Brothers Studio.

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