Hongjae Dong, Seoul (South Korea) -- The “I-yontan-man” project was established and developed by the Dreaminus Arumdaundongheng (beautiful companion), social service of the Jogye Order of Korean Buddhism, to build a briquette supplies warehouse for solitude senior citizens in Hongjae Dong, Seoul.
Open Letter to the general public issued by "Preparatory Committee for the Visitation of His Holiness the Dalai Lama to the Republic of Korea" on September 1st, 2014
Seoul, South Korea -- The social norms of the Republic of Korea is changing fast through economic development and people are forced to face fierce competition. The high suicide rate in Korea reflects that people are unhappy due to growing competition and economic inequalities even though our country has become one of the most developed country in the World.
Seoul, South Korea -- The Preparatory Committee for the Visitation of His Holiness the Dalai Lama to the Republic of Korea has written an open letter to the government, imploring the state to allow the renowned spiritual leader to Visit the republic.
Seoul, South Korea -- The local Buddhist newspaper Beopbo Shinmun reported this week that “Korean Christians were observed singing hymns and missionary prayers, allegedly doing Ddangbarpgi in a Buddhist temple and UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Mahabodhi Temple." Ddangbarpgi refers to the act of Christians worshiping at sacred locations of other religions, primarily Buddhism.
SEOUL, South Korea -- South Korea plans to approve South and North Korean Buddhist groups' plan to hold a joint religious event on the North Korean mountain of Kumgang later this month, the unification ministry said Friday.
Seoul, South Korea -- The colorful lanterns adorning Seoul's Jogye Temple welcomed thousands of people, including lawmakers, celebrities and Buddhist leaders Tuesday who came to celebrate Buddha's 2,558th birthday.
Seoul, South Korea -- After learning that U.S. authorities had confiscated nine stolen Joseon Kingdom (1392-1910) seals late last year, Buddhist monk Hye Moon started a campaign to get U.S. President Barack Obama to bring them to Korea.