Mike Chowla
Korea 2006:

Jogyesa Temple

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Jogyesa Temple is a head temple of Jogye Order Buddhist order.

Budda's Birthday lanterns

I was fortunate to visit the temple during the celebration of the Budda's birthday and see the brightly colored lanterns that were part of the celebration. Seeing this celebration was pure luck as I had no idea that it was going on and chancing upon it was one of those unxexpected surprises that makes travel rewarding. The thousands of brightly colored lanterns make for an impressive display.

The lanterns cast a shadows on the ground.

Installing the lanterns

Temple Decoration