This is a great story about the dramatic changes in a woman’s life before and after she came to Korea.
This is a recent interview with David Mason, author of several works on traditional Korean culture. It is of particular interest to readers wanting to know about Korean Buddhism, hiking opportunities in Korea and combining hiking with the TempleStay program.
This 2013 interview is with Prof. David A. Mason, who has spent 30 years researching the Korean shrines and rituals for the Mountain Spirit. It’s full of information on Korean beliefs and practices from the earliest days to the modern “green” movement.
The author describes her experience of a 10-day Goenka-style Vipassana retreat and contrasts it with her experience sitting meditation in a traditional Buddhist temple in Korea.
This post is the final dharma talk given by a Canadian ordained in the Korean Buddhist tradition. It has to do with meditation and finding the direction of one’s life.
This is an interview with John Barazzuol, author of “Spiritpower,” who was a Buddhist monk for over twenty years, first in Malaysia as part of the Theravadan tradition, and then in Korea as a Zen monk.
An American in Korea tells of his long-term experience as an apprentice temple painter.
This is an account of Korean shamanism from the perspective of an anthropologist and long-time observer living in Korea.