• Gyeongsangnam-do,  Video

    Video: Ssangmireuksa Temple – 쌍미륵사 (Yangsan, Gyeongsangnam-do)

    Hello Again Everyone!! Formerly known as Seongbulsa Temple, Ssangmireuksa Temple, which means “Twin Future Buddha Temple,” in English, underwent a complete make-over in 2018. The once unassuming temple in the beautiful Baenaegol Valley is now boldly painted in gold from entrance to exit and everything in between. First greeted by the life-sized statues of the twelve zodiac generals, there are a handful of shrine halls spread throughout the temple grounds both in obvious and in the not so obvious cracks and crevices of where the temple takes up residence. So follow me as I guide you through this little known temple that sits in the valley next to a meandering…

  • Busan,  Video

    Video: Seokbulsa Temple – 석불사 (Buk-gu, Busan)

    Hello Again Everyone!! Seokbulsa Temple, which means “Stone Buddha Temple,” in English, was first established around 1930. Originally, the temple was known as Byeongpungam Hermitage, which means “Folding Screen Hermitage,” in English, for the rock formations on Mt. Geumjeongsan that almost appear to be folded in on themselves. The temple is filled with beautiful rock carvings of Gwanseeum-bosal (The Bodhisattva of Compassion), Birojana-bul (The Buddha of Cosmic Energy) and the Sacheonwang (The Four Heavenly Kings). So take at look at the remote Seokbulsa Temple that’s situated in and among the clouds of Busan.

  • Tongdosa,  Video

    Video: Tongdosa Temple – 통도사 (Yangsan, Gyeongsangnam-do)

    This posts contains affiliate links. I receive a percentage of sales, if you purchase the item after clicking on an advertising link at no expense to you. This will help keep the website running. Thanks, as always, for your support! Hello Again Everyone!! So the new material on the new website will focus on vlogging. And the first of these vlogs is of Tongdosa Temple, which also just so happens to be my favourite temple in Korea. Tongdosa Temple, which means “Pass Through to Enlightenment Temple,” in English. The temple was first built in 646 A.D. to house the holy relics of Seokgamoni-bul (The Historical Buddha). Ever since then, the…