Tripitaka Koreana

Haeinsa Temple is hosting its first contemporary art exhibition, involving 34 artists from 10 countries, to commemorate the millennial anniversary of the Tripitaka Koreana, which UNESCO has designated one of the “most important and most complete corpus of Buddhist doctrinal texts in the world.” The exhibition’s title — 通 | 통 | Tong — uses […]

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Tripitaka Koreana is a copy, but an improvement on the original

by Philip Gowman 15 February 2011
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Interesting article on the Tripitaka Koreana – an early example of Korean improvement on foreign intellectual property. http://bit.ly/fjShBC #

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The LKL Korea Trip 2009 pt 6: Haeinsa

by Philip Gowman 31 July 2009
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Monday 20 July 2009 The trip to Haeinsa is via Daegu. A quick tube journey to the inappropriately named Busan Central Bus Terminal – at the northernmost extremity of the Busan public transport system (Nopodong), and then the express bus to East Daegu station takes nearly two hours. Another tube to the Seobu bus terminal […]

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The Tripitaka Koreana part 2 – the Depository Building

by Matthew Jackson 20 November 2008
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Matthew Jackson continues his series of articles on the important treasures from Korea’s past

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The Tripitaka Koreana – part 1

by Matthew Jackson 2 November 2008
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Matthew Jackson continues his series of articles on the important treasures from Korea’s past

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