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December 30, 2014

Hello Again Everyone!!

Throughout the years, I’ve collected my fair share of historical Korean temple pictures, and I thought I would reveal a few of them through a now and then perspective. So I hope you enjoy this …

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Haeinsa Temple – 해인사 (Hapcheon, Gyeongsangnam-do)

November 20, 2014, No comments

Hello Again Everyone!! Haeinsa Temple is one of Three Treasure Temples in Korea alongside Tongdosa Temple in Yangsan, Gyeongsangnam-do and Songgwan ...

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Bongeunsa Temple – 봉은사 (Gangnam, Seoul)

November 3, 2014, No comments

Hello Again Everyone!! Bongeunsa Temple was first established in 794 A.D. by the monk, Yeonhoei, and it was first known as Gyeongseongsa Temple. Later ...

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Ilyeon – 일연 (1206-1289)

October 27, 2014, No comments

Hello Again Everyone!! This is yet another installment about prominent Korean monks. And this article is about the famed monk Ilyeon, who wrote the hi ...

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    Ichadon – 이차돈 (503-527)
    October 8, 2014, No comments

    Hello Again Everyone!! This is the fourth installment about prominent monks; and this time, I thought I would focus on the martyr, Ichadon, from the Silla Kingdom. Ichadon was a Buddhist monk that supported the introduction…

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    Bodhidharma – 달마 (5th to 6th Cent.)
    September 17, 2014, No comments

    Hello Again Everyone!! Today, I thought I would talk about the Bodhidharma. And while the Bodhidharma wasn’t Korean, he had a heavy and wide-sweeping influence on Korean Buddhism, especially Seon Buddhism. The …