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Inner City Temple Stay
Inner City Temple Stay

  Need a quick escape from the busy city life? Experience a personal guided 5-hour temple stay in the city of Daegu. For only 30,000won: make your own rice cake soup, meditate, enjoy an authentic temple meal, participate in a traditional tea ceremony and relax to a live instrumental performance. This is a one-time offer, […]

Gangneung Danoje Festival in Harmony with Shamanism, Confucianism, Buddhism, and Taoism
Gangneung Danoje Festival in Harmony with Shamanism, Confucianism, Buddhism, and Taoism

Gangneung Danoje Festival was designated as Korean Intangible Culture Heritage No. 13 in 1967. Every year, Gangneung Danoje Festival had many tourists, expatriates and Korean nationals overcrowding the area. Why? This festival was designated as a “Masterpiece of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity” by UNESCO in 2005 and also an “Important Intangible Cultural Property […]

Busan Lotus Lantern Festival Kicks-Off Buddha’s Birthday
Busan Lotus Lantern Festival Kicks-Off Buddha’s Birthday

The Busan Lotus Lantern Festival is an annual tradition that provides visitors with an opportunity to experience Buddhist culture through the many activities being offered. To start the celebrations and festivities for Buddha’s birthday, splendid lotus lanterns in different shapes and sizes will be on display at the Busan Lotus Lantern Festival. A month before […]

Seoul Streets Light Up During Lotus Lantern Festival
Seoul Streets Light Up During Lotus Lantern Festival

We have seen all different lanterns, but lotus lanterns take a new twist to lantern festivals. The Lotus Lantern Festival is held every year on April 8th (lunar calendar) in honor of Buddha’s Birth. The festival is preceded by hanging of lotus-shaped lanterns across Seoul for several weeks, and officially kicks off with lighting of […]

Gyeryongsan Mountain God Festival
Gyeryongsan Mountain God Festival

Gyeryongsan Mountain God Festival This is traditional festival succeeded from the mountain belief of Baekje through Unified Silla, Goryo, and Joseon Dynasties as national ceremony but discontinued in the former period of the 20th century ruled by Japan since Confucians, the supervising party of this festival, gave up opening the festival due to struggle against […]

UNESCO Tripitaka Koreana Keeping Tradition Alive
UNESCO Tripitaka Koreana Keeping Tradition Alive

Tripitaka Koreana encounters the world to harmonize for a better future. 2013 Tripitaka Koreana Festival carries out how to “Encounter the World and Harmony that Opens the Future” at Record Culture Theme Park, Hapcheon since September 27. It will last until November 10. The festival committee would like to inform the wisdom of the people […]

Want More than Temple Stay? Experience Seungsi
Want More than Temple Stay? Experience Seungsi

Seungsi Festival is more than just a temple stay experience. From October 11 to October 14, for 4 days, Mt.Palgong Seungsi Festival will be held at Mt. Palgong Cine8 Car Theater.? ‘Seungsi’ means a market where Buddhism utensils were bought and sold. At Mt. Palgong area, you can find a trail where Seungsi will be […]