0 Likes

전등사
Korea
Copyright: Jang unrae
Typ: Spherical
Resolution: 8000x4000
Uppladdad: 21/11/2012
Uppdaterad: 27/11/2012
Visningar:

...


Tags: temple
comments powered by Disqus

Kil jae Lee
Jeondeungsa Temple
You Changyeol
강화 마니산 참성단
You Changyeol
Unamjung1
Park HyeonJun
비체나하우스
Kil jae Lee
Ganghwa
Ingemar Bergmark
Seongmodo - Ferry
Kil jae Lee
The outskirts of St.
Kil jae Lee
Ganghwa
Kil jae Lee
Harvest Season.
Kil jae Lee
백운산 정상
Kil jae Lee
Yeongjong Bridge Exhibition.
Kil jae Lee
Yeongjong Bridge Memorial
René van Gageldonk
Zeeland - Walcheren; from the series "nice cottages and gardens"
yunzen liu
Shaanxi Xi'an Mt. Huashan 19—— the Pine cypress peak of South peak top
wongchichuen
Against Brainwashing(抗議洗腦課程.4), HK Government Headquarter
wongchichuen
Black Tide Flooded Government Headquarters(黑潮淹沒政府總部.2)
Daniel Oi
Fountain at Clarke Quay
AirPano.ru
Underwater Maldives, Stingrays
Barthelet Jean charles
LAPRADE
Uwe Wieteck
V lklinger h tte auf der gichtb hne bei hochofen 1
Unkle Kennykoala
Shinjuku - Skyscrapers and Phone Booths / 新宿 高層ビルと電話ボックス
Sergey Kalinin
Church Tr.Pechorsk
yunzen liu
Shaanxi Xi'an Mt. Huashan 20——South peak height “Landing Wild Geese Peak” 2160 M
Magnus Dahlgren
Rotunda, Texas Capitol
Jang unrae
항아리 바위
Jang unrae
킨텍스2
Jang unrae
2
Jang unrae
천마산 정상
Jang unrae
킨텍스4
Jang unrae
킨텍스
Jang unrae
전등사
Jang unrae
킨텍스3
Mer om Korea

Korea is one of the oldest continuous civilizations in the world with over five thousand years of history. According to the original creation myth, the world we live in today is the work of the Heavenly Prince Hwanung, whose father was the King of Heaven.The Heavenly Prince asked his father to give him some land to govern, so the Father sent him down to Mount Taebaek. With him the Prince brought the Minister of Clouds, the Earl of Rain and the Chancellor of Wind. They also brought three thousand helpers.Under the shade of a sandalwood tree the Prince founded a holy city called Sinsi, the City of God. He put his Ministers in charge of three hundred and sixty areas of human culture, teaching them to grow crops and to make laws concerning what is good and what is evil.A tiger and a bear living in a nearby cave saw this city and desperately wanted to become human. Every day they came to the sandalwood tree at the center of the city to pray fervently for becoming humans.Hwanung saw their devotion and gave them instructions to remain in the cave and fast for one month, eating nothing but garlic and mugwort. The tiger was too impatient to stand the long and boring days in the cave, so he gave up and left, but Bear maintained the fast. At the end of the month she was transformed into a beautiful woman who became the mother of the Korean people.Her first son was Don-gun, the First King of the Korean people. When Don-Gun passed on the throne to his own son, he became a Mountain God. It is interesting that mountain gods are still worshipped today in Korea.Text by Steve Smith.