All posts tagged Buddhist temple

Korea-2014-summer-8 kopie
August 8, 2014
It ‘s almost one week ago since I got back from an other exciting trip to Korea with some of my Hapkido students. After my first trip to Korea in 1994, I couldn’t imagine that this country would have this great…
The lovely Hwaeom Temple, tucked away in the mountains of Gurye

A Weekend in Jirisan

December 12, 2013, No comments

Gorgeous streams inside Jirisan National Park I don’t think I ever would have chosen to travel to Jirisan on my own, but friends of mine invited me ...


Chrysanthemum Flower Festival at Jogyesa

November 8, 2013, No comments

The good thing about living in a country with 4 seasons is that the impermanence of living things become more apparent through the changes in the surr ...

Goyang City

Goyang city

August 19, 2013, No comments

When visiting South Korea, most people remain in Seoul or travel south to well-known tourist destinations such as Busan and Jeonju. But right next to ...

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    Flower of purity, the Lotus in Korean culture
    July 20, 2012, No comments

    Bees hovering over a field of lotus It’s July. Edge of the monsoon season, when the lotus start to bloom. The lotus. It’s the swan of flowers. Well, to be frank, that’s not an absolutely accurate metaphor but the…

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    Korean Buddhist Temple Latticework
    May 4, 2012, No comments

    * This post is written by Dale Quarrington, one of the Korea Blog’s Worldwide Korea Bloggers. The wonderfully ornate Upright Diagonal Floral Grid latticework that adorns the doors of Guryongsa Temple in Buk-gu,…