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September 19, 2014

Hello Again Everyone!!

Woljeongsa Temple, which is located in Odaesan National Park, means “Moon Vitality Temple,” in English. It was first founded in 643 C.E. by the famed master Jajang-yulsa. Like …

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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-sweepin ...

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Jajang-yulsa – 자장율사 (590-658)

September 2, 2014, No comments

Hello Again Everyone!! I thought I would finally bring attention to some of the spiritual leaders, Korean monks, that helped Buddhism not only survive ...

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Samyeong-daesa – 사명 대사 (1544-1610)

August 20, 2014, No comments

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, ...

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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 grown far too impatient to wait until the warmer weather. So just a little while back,&hellip ...

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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 temples was Beopjusa Temple in Boeun-Gun, Chungcheongbuk-do. Earlier…

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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…