Posted by: albfor | February 27, 2014

Feb 27, 2014 Korean National Treasures @ The PMA


THURSDAY MORNING   |  THE PHILADELPHIA MUSEUM OF ART

 
GREAT STAIR HALL.   Press was invited to view the The Philadelphia Museum of Art’s  next major exhibit of the first full-scale American exhibition devoted to art of the Joseon dynasty.  Celebrating the occasion, seven monks performed the Yeongsanijae Ceremony, considered among the most sublime of buddhist rituals.

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The Philadelphia Museum of Art | Korean National Treasures

Ma Myung Chan, head priest of the Bongwonsa Temple, will lead the ceremony at the Museum with six other monks.

Monks of Bongwonsa Temple

The Ceremony took place underneath a 40-foot tall Buddhist banner, a National Treasure, on loan for the first time outside Korea, and originating from Hwaeomsa, a large Buddhist temple located on a mountain in Gurye.

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Korean National Treasures

For a complete view of the images from this event please select this link or the “Feb 27, 2014 Korean National Treasures @ The PMA”  album in the right column of this photo weblog.

THURSDAY EVENING   |  THE PHILADELPHIA MUSEUM OF ART

Hyunjoo Cho (Dancer from Korea National Museum)

Hyunjoo Cho (Dancer from Korea National Museum)

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Philadelphia Museum of Art  |  Korean National Treasures

 
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