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 monk Zhi Shan. His given name was not San-De; it was said to be Liu Yude (Chinese: 劉裕德). 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 Ka-Fai), produced by the Shaw Brothers Studio.

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