All posts by Dale Quarrington

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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…

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    Do All Korean Temples Look the Same?
    April 28, 2014, No comments

    Just one of the scenic views at Tongdosa Temple. Hello Again Everyone!! I thought I would finally write an opinion piece about Korean temples. In particular, I’d like to address a statement that has often been leveled…

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    My First Temple – Bulguksa Temple
    April 18, 2014, No comments

    Korea’s most famed temple: Bulguksa Temple. Hello Again Everyone!! The very first temple I ever visited in Korea way back in the fall of 2003 was Bulguksa Temple in Gyeongju. Korea today is very different than …

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    The Road Less Traveled
    March 12, 2014, No comments

    The famous Amita-bul sculpture at Seondosa Temple Hello Again Everyone!! This past spring, I visited temples, hermitages, shrines, and tombs around the western portion of Gyeonju. But what I was unable to do was visit…