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The Waygook Dharma Bums

November 29th 2010
Buddhism: a golden statue of a fat man drapped in cloth sitting in a temple where the smell of incense wafts through the air and over the heads of kneeling monks with gleaming heads deeply bowed and touching the floor. Chanting, barefoot, drums, and om. A sense of peace, happiness, and acceptance. Basically, my storybook idea of a religion that intrigued me in how completely opposite it seemed ... read more
Asia » South Korea » Gyeongsangbuk-do » Gyeongju » Golgulsa Temple

Korean Flag Korea was an independent kingdom under Chinese suzerainty for most of the past millennium. Following its victory in the Russo-Japanese War in 1905, Japan occupied Korea; five years later it formally annexed the entire peninsula. After World War II, a... ... read more
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