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South Korea’s beautiful gardens and landscape design

South Korea's beautiful gardens and landscape design For over 2000 years Koreans have been shaping the landscape around them into pleasing contours and vistas. The arrangement of rocks is a crucial element of local garden design, as is a more natural appearance than the equally venerable styles of gardens in China and Japan. — Read … Continue reading South Korea’s beautiful gardens and landscape design

Korean Pottery – Ancient History Encyclopedia

Korean Ceramic history The pottery of ancient Korea stretches back to prehistory when simple brown wares were made and decorated with geometrical incisions. Potters would benefit from the ideas and techniques of their Chinese counterparts and go on to produce their own highly sought-after works, including grey stoneware, celadons or greenware, buncheong ware, and white porcelain. Ceramics are … Continue reading Korean Pottery – Ancient History Encyclopedia

The Mudang Life

[:en]And where does it begin? For all mudang, it starts with suffering. ... One does not CHOOSE to become a mudang. One is chosen by the gods. You are destined or you are not. And many will take advantage of you, saying you are meant to become one, when you are not.[:nl]En waar begint het? Voor iedere Mudang begint het met lijden. …Je kiest er niet voor om een Mudang te worden. Je wordt gekozen door de goden. Je bent voorbestemd of je bent het niet. Velen zullen proberen aan je te verdienen, zeggend dat je voorbestemd bent om een Mudang te worden, terwijl je dat niet bent.[:]