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  • Exploration Of Mt. Seoraksan In South Korea

    10. December 2009

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    Exploration Of Mt. Seoraksan In South Korea
    The audacious Seoraksan is one of the highest mountains in the Tarbaek Mountain range in the Gangwon province of eastern side of South Korea. It is located in the city Sokcho with a national park. It is the third largest mountain South Korea after the volcano named Hallasan on the peaks of Jirisan and Jeju Island in the south. The highest peak of Seoraksan is Daechongbong peak which is 1,708 meters high. The continuous chains of Taebaek Mountain range is the base of Korean peninsula. The national park in the mountain is the main and well known park attracting national and international visitors. It is called as Seoraksan National Park. Tourists visit at this place all round the year. It is the most attractive and beautiful place in Korea. Crystal clear water, large waterfalls, wrinkly peaks,  [...]

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    Haeinsa – “Reflections On A Smooth Sea”

    8. December 2009

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    Haeinsa – “Reflections On A Smooth Sea”
    Haeinsa is one of the major Buddhist temple located in South Korea. Haeinsa means "Reflections on a Smooth Sea". It is situated in the South Korea’s Gaya Mountain. The temple was earlier constructed in 9th century and was later reconstructed in the 19th century. The Buddhish Scriptures namely the Tripitaka Korean that are copied in the temple made the temple very much popular. History It is said that earlier in 802 AD the monks Ijeong as well as monks Suneung were the first inhabitants of Haeinsa. The monks were earlier living in China.The name of the temple stands for the Buddha’s wisdom which is considered as a calm sea. The temple is supposed to be the place where the mind which is full of wordly follies as well as desires achieves the calmness. An appreciative King Aejang king  [...]

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