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Seoul :: South Korea | 6 days ago

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South Korea's top Buddhist organisation held an experimental prayer competition yesterday, featuring rapping nuns and singing monks in a bid to attract new, younger followers. More than 300 monks and nuns packed a large temple in downtown Seoul to

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Seoul :: South Korea | 1 year ago

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On the evening of Saturday May 11, thousands of Korean Buddhists carried paper lanterns through the streets of downtown Seoul. The Lotus Lantern Parade celebrates Korean Buddhist culture and traditions...The two and a half hour parade launched the

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Ōsaka :: Japan | over 1 year ago

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The earsplitting sound of Reiganji Temple's bell echoed across Mount Ikoma, home to nearly 300 religious institutions along the border of Osaka and Nara prefectures. The temple is one of 30 "Chosen-dera" Korean religious institutions as they are

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Seoul :: South Korea | 2 years ago

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Sitting in the study at Seoul's main Jogyesa Temple, the Venerable Sung Jin wraps his wide grey tunic around him, as his round face cracks into a broad smile. Twenty years ago, he tells me, he was a student activist in South Korea's turbulent new

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Seoul :: South Korea | 2 years ago

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Young South Korean Buddhist monks wait for the arrival of Paraguay's President Fernando Lugo at Jogye Temple in Seoul, South Korea. Lugo arrived in Seoul on Sunday for a three-day visit to discuss ways to enhance bilateral practical cooperation and

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Seoul :: South Korea | 2 years ago

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Buddhism in South Korea under scrutiny 26 May 2012 Last updated at 22:22 ET South Korea is preparing to celebrate the birthday of Buddha, but the role of monks in the country has been questioned after recent scandals. The religion has a central role

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Seoul :: South Korea | 2 years ago

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The hair is the first thing to go as South Korean youngsters become novice monks, photographers Lee Jin-man and Jung Yeon-je discover. Living like a Buddhist priest isn't simple, it's a life of hardship, poverty and humility. Now nine South Korean

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Seoul :: South Korea | 2 years ago

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A secret video of Buddhist monks drinking, smoking and playing high-stakes poker circulated the Internet and Korean television networks, stirring controversy in South Korea where gambling is illegal and prompting six leaders from the Jogye Order to

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Seoul :: South Korea | 2 years ago

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South Korea (AP) — Senior monks from South Korea's largest Buddhist sect have offered to resign after the release of photos purportedly showing fellow monks gambling illegally. South Korean television has aired photos of eight

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Seoul :: South Korea | almost 3 years ago

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Text Size Get ready for Kimchi and Soju on the next trip to Seoul, South Korea . Whether vacationing, teaching English, or studying abroad Seoul offers lots to do and a fantastic transportation system to get around...Seoul has become a modern

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