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Symposium Keynote Address: Korean Buddhist Images and Dedication Practice

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SYMPOSIUM: Korean Buddhist Images and Dedication Practice

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SYMPOSIUM KEYNOTE ADDRESS

Understanding the Dedication Materials (bokjang 腹臟) Found in Korean Buddhist Images

Jeong Eunwoo, Dong-A University, Busan

This symposium, organized in conjunction with the exhibition Sacred Dedication: A Korean Buddhist Masterpiece, examines recent research findings surrounding the sculpture and its dedication materials. It also places Korean image consecration practice in a broader East Asian context. Speakers discuss living traditions of making religious images and consecration ceremonies in contemporary Korean Buddhism.

The event is sponsored by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism of the Republic of Korea. The keynote address and reception on Thursday, February 20, are hosted by the Korean Cultural Center.

An English-language version of all papers is available at the keynote and symposium.

*Space is limited and available on a first come first serve basis.

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