Miracles in Korea by Hong Manjong, Dal-Yong Kim (translator)
By Hong Manjong, Dal-Yong Kim (translator)
Miracles in Korea is a set of thirty-eight tales approximately Korean mountain wizards, Taoist hermits with supernatural powers, divine Taoists, and divine beings, who get pleasure from perennial adolescence, sturdiness, and immortality, and infrequently ascend to heaven. Its writer, Hong Manjong (16431725), drew upon A Survey of the Geography of Korea and a number of other unauthorized chronicles and compiled the tales in chronological order from the traditional Joseon Age (2333 B.C.346) to the Joseon Dynasty (13921910). Jeong Dugyeong drew up the Preface to this assortment, tune Siyeol wrote the Postscript, and Hong Manjongs followed son extra a few anecdotes. Hong Manjong confirmed that the assumption of a mountain wizard and Taoist suggestion had continually existed as underlying presences inside Korean background. He implicitly argued opposed to the common trust that they did not enhance spiritual denominations or cultural sects. Miracles in Korea enumerates plenty of anecdotal information in representation of the assumption of mountain wizardry and provides the assumption as an inherent conventional kind of Korean spirituality that later merged with Taoist proposal.
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