Happy Bday Buddha! – Korea’s Lotus Lantern Festival pt.1/2

Happy Bday Buddha! – Korea’s Lotus Lantern Festival pt.1/2

Buddhism is one of the oldest religions in the world, tracing its history back to the birth of the Buddha, which means “the enlightened one,” 2556 years ago. In Korea, it is a national holiday, which thankfully landed on a Friday this year. It was pretty cool to have a three day weekend, but the festivities aren’t just about having a day off (even if it is a nice perk).

Lotus Lantern Festival 1

The Lotus Lantern Festival is one of my favorites in Korea, highlighted by its fantastic  Read more