Shots From Musangsa: An International Zen Centre in Kyeryong, Chungcheong-do

A windy day at Musangsa

Forty-nine days have passed since my dear friend’s mother has passed away.  In Korea, a ceremonial ritual called sasip-gu jae (49재) is held depends on the religious belief of the deceased and their family.  My friend’s mother was a Buddhist and her 49 jae was carried out at a Zen temple called Mu Sang Sa (무상사) in Kyeryong city which is about half-an-hour drive from my home in Daejeon.

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