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A story that follows the lives and interactions of two Buddhist monks living in South Korea.

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A story that follows the lives and interactions of two Buddhist monks living in South Korea.

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A Buddhist Ascetic Mandara  »

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The film is said to be a modern day version on the story of Wonhyo, A famous Korean monk who left the priesthood to be a lay teacher of the Dharma in the 7th Century. See more »

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One of the best movies i have ever seen!!!
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Great! A pleasure to see, a wonderful insight into Korean religious troubles, good to see this side of Buddhism.

Not a 'religious' film, no, more of a philosophical kind, absolute timeless.

Worth looking for it!


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