경주 남산 할매부처 Rock-carved Seated Buddha at Bulgok Valley of Mt. Namsan, Gyeongju Treasure No 198 This seated Buddh image is enshrined in a niche cut out of a natural rock. People in Gyengiu call the Buddha "Halmaebucheo", meaning a granny Buddha. The head is carved in relief and has a large Ushnisha (a protuberance on top of the head symbolizing supreme Wisdom). The face is round and eyes are protruding. Shou..
Monastic site of Geodonsa Temple in Wonju 原州居頓寺址 원주 거돈사지 The Monastic site of Geodonsa Temple in Wonju, Gangwondo Province 原州居頓寺址 원주 거돈사지 A Buddhist temple site from the Silla Era, located in Jeongsan-ri, Buron-myeon, Wonju-si, Gangwon-do. Historic site No. 168. Believed to have been founded in the Unified Silla dynasty era, the temple reached its heyday during the early Goryeo Dynasty. It is not known when the temple was abolished. There are monument..
Ginkgo Tree at Bangyeri Village / 원주 반계리 은행나무原州磻溪里銀杏 Ginkgo Tree at Bangyeri Village / 원주 반계리 은행나무原州磻溪里銀杏 For more information see below https://historylibrary.net/entry/Gingko-Tree-at-Bangyeri-Village
Bomundeul Field, Gyeongju Autumn is fire. Glow is a firelighter.In the fall at sunset, the field is a thermal power plant. In the place where the millennial kingdom fell, silver grass grew and fired.The fields are thus born again. Bomun-ri Temple Site, Gyeongju / 경주 보문리 사지 慶州普門洞寺址
Wondaeri Birch Forest at Inje / 인제 원대리 자작나무숲 Wondaeri Birch Forest at Inje, Gangwon-do Province / 江原道 麟蹄郡 院垈里 白樺林 / 인제 원대리 자작나무숲 Photo bu Seyun Oh Located on the slope of Wondae Peak (sea level 684 meters) in Wondae-li, Inje-gun County, Gangwon-do Province, Wondaeri Birch Forest is 138 hectares, but 25 hectares are open to the public. In the early 1990s, the Inje Forest Management Office, operated by the Korea Forest Service, decided to cu..
Autumn over the Ruins of the Millennium Kingdom There was a Buddhist temple called Mangdeoka 망덕사 望德寺 in present-day Gyeongju. It prospered during the era of the Silla Dynasty who enjoyed the millennium. Since then, the temple have turned into ruins. The magnificent buildings have disappeared, and now only the remains are a faint testimony to ist history. The silver grass begins to bow, boasting a yellow color in the thickening autumn. Photo b..
Beoljiji, a sand field containing a woman's grudges Beoljiji 벌지지 is a sand field formed along the riverside of Muncheon, which runs through Gyeongju, the capital of the Silla kingdom, and contains a tragic story of a loyal servant from the age of King Namul of Silla, called Je-sang and his wife. King Namul had to send his ten year old third son, Misaheun (or Micheul/Mihae) hostage as a sign of friendship to Wa (ancient Japan). According to Samguk..