Cranes of Hyang Il-am 2

Hyang Il-am hermitage, ROK.


Hyang-il-am [Rising Sun Hermitage] was founded in 644 AD and is one of Korea’s three special temples for worshipping Gwanseum-bosal [Avalokitesvara, the Bodhisattva of Compassion]. It’s located in the far south of the Korean peninsula, near the port city of Yeosu.

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