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Author: S. Lee

involved “floating a peace boat” from the Han River to theWest Sea.Nature is a condition of living;history, a process of living; civilization, an outcome of living.Thus, the revival of the history of the river and the attendant culture call for a renewal of the life of the people around the Han River

In: Life on the Edge of the DMZ
Author: S. Lee

live in urban areas, and ended up living like Stone Age people in dugouts that were quickly degraded by the elements. Their only “luxury” was a nickel silver LIFE ON THE EDGE OF THE DMZ 6 WILD RICE FIELD GROWS IN DEEP WATER UNDER THE HIGH SKY NEAR CH’O(RWO(N STATION. 01 Chapter DMZ:Master Testapages

In: Life on the Edge of the DMZ

branching out on his own as normal following marriage. There are a number of options open to the living in Korea as a means of coping with or avoiding the problems of troublesome spirits. Many consider it the duty of the family of the deceased to go to the spot of the accident and hold a kut (shaman

In: From Elder to Ancestor
Author: R. Bukharaev

he was. He continued to teach his disciples while in armour, commanding armies, discussing weapons and detachments, and living the camp life. He was able to act in a truly meditational way, ‘with a mind as calm in reacting to external objects as a wall’! Such things can be called ‘meditation outside

In: Selected Writings of Han Yongun
Author: R. Breuker

of a Chinese Ch’an master: “When truth is everywhere, why do you look for it in only one place?”8 To be 7 TMS 39: 4b. 8 His life was recorded in Th e disciplined life of Yi Chahyŏn, included in the Anthol- ogy of Korean literature, and was written by Kim Puch’ŏl (also known as Kim pluralist

In: Establishing a Pluralist Society in Medieval Korea, 918-1170

friends. He was said to have been moved to tears when, as a nine-year-old, he read the thirteenth-century Chinese novel, The Romance of the Western Chamber (Xixiang ji), which concerns the obstacles a poor scholar encounters in love, and began thinking of the ephemeral nature of life. As a teenager, Han

In: Selected Writings of Han Yongun
Author: Jerôme de Wit

UN counter-attack. After the frontline stabilized in the spring of 1951, a new rallying cry was desperately needed to motivate the population. The incessant bombing campaign by the Americans provided such an opportunity as it had an immense impact on the North Korean people’s normal way of life

In: Key Papers on Korea: Essays Celebrating 25 Years of the Centre of Korean Studies, SOAS, University of London

responsible for writing the first assessment of the Korean government’s implementation of the CEDAW agreement. In her review Cho argues that though the government of the Republic of Korea appears to have made some impressive advances in changing the legal code, these were mainly motivated by a desire to

In: From Elder to Ancestor
Author: V. Tikhonov

Okkyun and Pak Yǒnghyo (1861–1939), were known for their personal Buddhist sym- pathies, and Kim Okkyun’s enthusiasm for meditation was particularly famous, but such pro-Buddhist sentiments rarely went beyond the realm of personal life. Neither Kim, nor Pak wrote a single piece on Buddhism, all their

In: Social Darwinism and Nationalism in Korea: the Beginnings (1880s-1910s)

’s students are increasingly planning to make Korea a part of their post-university life. While SOAS Korean Studies students in the past expressed an interest in finding out more about Korea, more recent stu- dents have enthused about travelling to Korea and living and working there. The CKS has always

In: Key Papers on Korea: Essays Celebrating 25 Years of the Centre of Korean Studies, SOAS, University of London