봉은사 Temple in the Spring

  I visited 봉은사 last time I was in Korea. (If you want to read about that trip you can click here.) But being here in the spring time was completely different. Right now there are lanterns up for, I believe, Buddha's birthday. And the combination of the cherry blossoms and the lanterns and the beautiful old…

Bongeunsa 봉은사: The Temple in the City

Seoul basically feels like New York city, except that everyone is Korean. It wasn't until I got out into the country side that I really started to feel like I was in a completely foreign country. But the difference between Seoul and any other big city in the US is that you can be in…