The Rise of K-Buddhism

by Emi Hailey Hayakawa, The Buddhist Channel, 14 July 2022

BTN Launches an English YouTube Channel to Further Propagate Korean Buddhism (K-Buddhism) to the Globe

Seoul, Korea -- BTN launched an English YouTube channel to further propagate Korean Buddhism (K-Buddhism) to the globe. BTN has been a pioneer in propagating K-Buddhist content globally and has taken the initiatives in planning and development, classifying various contents, translations, and securing multiple translation supervisors.


Cheonjinam Hermitage and Jueosa Temple: The Forgotten Sacrifices of Buddhist Monks by the Korean Catholics

By Emi Hayakawa, BTN Korea, Published on the Buddhist Channel, Dec 7, 2021

Gwangju, South Korea -- Currently at the Cheonjinam memorial site located in Toechon-myeon Village in Gwangju, Gyeonggi-do (Gyeonggi Province) a large statue of the Virgin Mary stands at the entrance, with the inscription “The Statue of Virgin Mary for World Peace,” by Pope John Paul II, and the grand tombs of five Catholic martyrs exalted where the Buddhist dharma hall of Cheonjinam hermitage once stood.


Former head of the Jogye Order Venerable Ji-kwan Passes Away At the Age of 79

Arirang News, Jan 3, 2012

Seoul, South Korea -- A revered Buddhist monk here in Korea, the Venerable Ji-kwan, has passed away at the age of 79 after battling chronic asthma for many years.  More

Buddhist Leader Stressed Simpler Lifestyle, Mind
The Buddhist Channel, Jan 3, 2012

Ven. Ji-Kwan, head of the Jogye Order from 2005 to 2009 dies after long illness

Seoul, South Korea --  Leading Korea Buddhist leader, Ven. Ji-Kwan, has died on Monday evening after a long illness. He was 79.  More