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A pilgrim’s journal heads homeward

The Korea Times reports that the 8th century travel journal of Hyecho, a Korean Buddhist monk from the kingdom of Silla, will be sent from the National Library of France to theNational Museum of Korea in Seoul to be on exhibition for the first time ever this December. Wang Ocheonchukguk Jeon, which means “The Memoir […]

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Monks in Korea Stick up for Disgraced Scientist

But why? South Korea’s Buddhist monks have urged the government to allow disgraced scientist Hwang Woo-suk to continue his stem cell research. “It is deplorable that research by Hwang Woo-suk and his team is suppressed unreasonably,” the monks said in a resolution. “The government should approve the research in order to save a greater soul.” […]

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