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Welcome to  David A. Mason's San-shin Website
all about Korean Mountain-spirits and their shrines,
Korea's sacred peaks and mountain-veneration traditions
SACRED  KOREAN  MOUNTAINS:
At the San-shin-gak of
Biseul-san Nam-jijang-sa
Temple south of Daegu City,
Autumn 1999.  Photo by my
old friend Kwon Soon-il.
Seondo Korean Daoism -- the International
Institute for Sundo Taoist Cultural Research, led by
Master Kim Hyeong-mun at Hanseo University in
Chungcheong-namdo.  AKA
Kuksundo [Guk-seondo]
Daoist practices -- very interesting stuff.
See my listing of Korea's 40 most sacred places on
Martin Gray's excellent Sacred Sites of the World
website, on
this page about Korea.
For plenty of information on and beautiful photos of the
world's holy pilgrimage destinations, get his excellent
new book:
Sacred Earth: Places of Peace and Power.
The Korean Art Society
Promoting Appreciation for Korean Art and Culture


Korean Art and Antiques
the largest and finest selection of Korean art and
antiques for sale outside Korea, with educational
information in English on Korean artifacts
Please donate towards the maintenance
and improvement of this free website --
if you feel you have gotten something
good from viewing it -- even a few
dollars helps with the monthly bills...
Wonhyo Pilgrimage Trail
inaugural trek Dec 2011
2nd Trip  for Video Sept 2012!
Launch of the Trek!
Green Shinto Blog
fascinating views of Japanese culture
free counters
Guided Tours that I offer in and around Seoul:  Tours By Locals .com
Solitary Sage: Life, Wisdom and Legacy of "Go-un" Choi Chi-won
2016  --  ebook and printed versions -- all-color-photos Ebook now available!
Living in South Korea
NEA
MAKE-UP CLASS
Friday, November 17th,  1:30~5pm
Meet at top of Exit#1 of
Gyeongbokgung Metro Station
(Orange Line 3)

Excuse Letter for Classes                  Excuse Letter for Jobs
Make-up Class Alternative Assignment
Choose one tourist place in Korea that you have found most fascinating, and you
want to recommend to others.  Write a one-page (11-pt, single-spaced) essay about
what that site is, and why you found it so interesting, beautiful, enjoyable, or etc.  
Do not just copy and paste from any website!  Write it yourself, in your own words....
Email this as an MS-Word file to Mason, deadline November 26th.