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August 20, 2014

Hello Again Everyone!!

I thought I would talk about prominent Buddhist monks in Korean history; so I thought I would talk about Master Samyeong-daesa, who I have long found very interesting for a number of reasons. So…

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Chilbulam Hermitage – 칠불암 (Gyeongju)

August 6, 2014, No comments

Hello Again Everyone!! I had wanted to visit Chilbulam Hermitage for years. I had been waiting on my wife, in-laws, and I to go, but I had gro ...

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A Bad Weather Temple Adventure

August 4, 2014, No comments

Hello Again Everyone!! During my summer vacation, I decided to visit a handful of temples on the northern end of the Korean peninsula. One of those te ...

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Magoksa Temple – 마곡사 (Gongju, Chungcheongnam-do)

July 28, 2014, No comments

Hello Again Everyone!! Magoksa Temple (마곡사) was first built in 640 by the famous monk, Jajang-yulsa. He is the same monk that built the famous ...

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    Coffee and Cats – a morning with Buddhist nuns
    July 17, 2014, No comments

    Hello Again Everyone!! The very last major temple I had yet to visit in Yangsan was Beopcheonsa Temple. The first time I attempted to visit this nunnery in the mountains of Mt. Geumjeongsan, which borders on Busan to the…

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    The Scariest Temple Adventure Ever!
    May 19, 2014, No comments

    The parking lot on the mountain where my near death experience started at Mitaam Hermitage. Hello Again Everyone!! So in this posting, I thought I would talk about the near death experience I had while visiting Mitaam…