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November 20, 2014

Hello Again Everyone!!

Haeinsa Temple is one of Three Treasure Temples in Korea alongside Tongdosa Temple in Yangsan, Gyeongsangnam-do and Songgwangsa Temple in Suncheon, Jeollanam-do. Haeinsa Temple represents

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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 S ...

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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 …

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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, but flourish throughout the Korean peninsula. For this article,…