Temple Etiquette In Korea – What do I do when visiting a temple?

CONTRIBUTED BY ABBY JOHNSON Two years ago I began my studies of the yoga-sutras and study of the Sanskrit teachings. When we got orders to Korea, at first I was hesitant but became excited rather quickly when I learned I’d be thrown into the Eastern culture I’d been studying. What I’ve noticed since I arrived here … Continue reading Temple Etiquette In Korea – What do I do when visiting a temple?

Seollal = Korean New Year’s Day (설날)

In 2016, Seollal will be celebrated on February 7th. This week on Korea Ye, we'll be sharing several posts about this important holiday with you, our readers. CONTRIBUTED  BY SHERRI B. LANTINGA Like many Asian countries, Korea follows both the solar (western) and lunar (eastern) calendars. Although a little confusing to Westerners, this sometimes means duplicate holidays on … Continue reading Seollal = Korean New Year’s Day (설날)