In the early 7th century, in Medina (Arabia), the Prophet Muhammad himself combined both the religious and political power: Muhammad was Allah's Prophet (or Messenger) and thus exercised religious and spiritual authority as Allah's direct representative.
At the same time Muhammad served as a governor and the highest civil authority of his expanding community. This included not merely governing the town and the surrounding area, but also mustering an army and leading it in battle about 80 times in 10 years. Mohammed continued to receive revelations of the Koran as the Prophet of Allah and to govern Medina until his death in 632.
At the same time period In China, it was Tang Dynasty.
In the beginning decades of the Tang, especially under the leadership of Emperor Taizong ( 627¨C50), China subdued its nomadic neighbors from the north and northwest, securing peace and safety on overland trade routes reaching as far as Syria and Rome.
Wait a minute, before I take you into the Temple, we should take a look at the history of shaolinˇ
Shao Lin Temple is located in the south of Luoyang and Zhengzhou, nestled in the foothills of Song Shan. According to historical records, the Shaolin Temple was built during the Northern Wei Dynasty in the 19th calendar year of the reign of Emperor Taihe.
Since Tang Dynasty, shao lin temple till today has not been changed on location
It has been experiencing more than thousand years of Chinese historyˇ