The Yeongsan-jae ceremony at Bongwon-sa, Seoul.

The Yeongsan-jae or the ‘Vulture Mountain Ceremony’ is a Buddhist ritual performed at the Bongwon-sa temple in Seoul, Korea. The objective of the ritual is to soothe ancestral souls who roam the earth unappeased, in order that they are spared of rebirth and attain liberation. A restless soul may only be appeased by the supreme knowledge as was first preached by Sakyamuni Buddha in the Lotus Sutra whose recital forms the core of this ceremony.



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