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Sagyeong: Korean Traditional Illuminated Sutra

The term Sagyeong originates from two words- “Samadhi” and “Art”, where “Samadhi” refers to a meditative state of consciousness. This 1700-year old Korean tradition of sutra transcription and illumination by hand, was introduced in the early 4th century to spread the teachings … Continue reading

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Artistical Tattoos Infused with Korean Traditional Colors and Patterns

Korean tattooer Pitta KKM blends the art masterpieces of old masters with the traditional colors and pattern of Korean art. He explains “In Korea, there are traditional colors called ‘오방색’ (five direction colors), blue, white, red, black and yellow for east, west, south, north and … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Buddha! The Lotus Lantern Festival

The Yeon Deung Hoe Lotus Lantern Festival is a modern-day annual tradition that offers visitors the chance to experience Buddhist culture that has been celebrated for more than a thousand years on the peninsula. The main event of the festival … Continue reading

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