Book explores 30 wonders of Korean Buddhism

Mr. G
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Book explores 30 wonders of Korean Buddhism

Postby Mr. G » Tue Nov 23, 2010 1:56 pm

Understanding a religious faith is difficult — spanning the scope from the history and culture to philosophy and practices, it would be nearly impossible to completely learn a given tradition in a short period of time, although people benefit greatly by using various sources, including books.

The Korea Buddhism Promotion Foundation has been working hard to make Buddhism and its unique culture and teachings accessible to both the local and foreign crowds, and it hopes to facilitate the process with a new book, “The Colors of Korean Buddhism: 30 Icons and Their Stories.”

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    How foolish you are,
    grasping the letter of the text and ignoring its intention!
    - Vasubandhu

ChangYuan
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Re: Book explores 30 wonders of Korean Buddhism

Postby ChangYuan » Sun Jun 26, 2011 2:42 pm

mr. gordo wrote:Understanding a religious faith is difficult — spanning the scope from the history and culture to philosophy and practices, it would be nearly impossible to completely learn a given tradition in a short period of time, although people benefit greatly by using various sources, including books.

The Korea Buddhism Promotion Foundation has been working hard to make Buddhism and its unique culture and teachings accessible to both the local and foreign crowds, and it hopes to facilitate the process with a new book, “The Colors of Korean Buddhism: 30 Icons and Their Stories.”

Read More Here...


Seems to e a next to impossible book to find, anywhere.
_/\_ Amituofo

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bulhaeng
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Re: Book explores 30 wonders of Korean Buddhism

Postby bulhaeng » Tue Jul 19, 2011 8:04 am

Apparently, prof. Mason published the articles gathered in the book on his website.

If you follow the links they'll direct you to the articles beautifully adorned with plastic surgery ads. Ah, Korea :)

Best,
Piotr


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