Korean Buddhist temples and hermitages are filled with a variety of artwork that might not be completely understandable or discernible to the viewer. Whether it’s a painting, a statue, a pagoda, or stupa, the symbolic meaning might simply be lost on those observing it. These artistic expressions of Buddhism are rich with meaning. And one gets a better sense of what Korean Buddhism and the temple are attempting to express to those that encounter it. Often, these items aren’t isolated; but instead, play in concert with one another for a fuller expression of their religious significance and symmetry. Below is a list of potential artistic items you might find at a Korean Buddhist temple. Click on the name below to follow the link.