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Lanterns, Buddha, & Balsam: The Folklore of the Fourth Lunar Month

May 18, 2023 ZenKimchi Episode 165
Lanterns, Buddha, & Balsam: The Folklore of the Fourth Lunar Month
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Lanterns, Buddha, & Balsam: The Folklore of the Fourth Lunar Month
May 18, 2023 Episode 165
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The fourth lunar month is arguably the most important time of year for Buddhists. Various ceremonies linked to Buddha’s birthday, good fortune, and brightening the darkness permeate the lore and traditions of this time of year. 

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Produced by Joe McPherson and Shawn Morrissey

Music by Soraksan

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Angel Earl
Joel Bonomini
Shaaron Cullen
Devon Hiphner
Minseok Lee
Ryan Berkebile
Gabi Palomino
Steve Marsh
Chad Struhs
Mitchy Brewer 
Sarah Ford
Jane Kang
Ron Chang
Mackenzie Moore
Hunter Winter



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Credits

Produced by Joe McPherson and Shawn Morrissey

Music by Soraksan


Top tier Patrons

Angel Earl
Joel Bonomini
Shaaron Cullen
Devon Hiphner
Minseok Lee
Gabi Palomino
Steve Marsh
Mitchy Brewer
Ron Chang
Mackenzie Moore
Hunter Winter
Cecilia Löfgren Dumas
Emily Umbaugh
Josephine Rydberg
David Weatherly
Janice Song
Devin Buchanan

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Send us a Text Message.

The fourth lunar month is arguably the most important time of year for Buddhists. Various ceremonies linked to Buddha’s birthday, good fortune, and brightening the darkness permeate the lore and traditions of this time of year. 

Join our Patreon to get more stuff

https://patreon.com/darksideofseoul

Book a tour of The Dark Side of Seoul Ghost Walk at https://darksideofseoul.com

Do you have a tale of an odd expat in Korea from the old days?
We could include it in “Expats of the Wild East.”

Pitch your idea here. https://www.darksideofseoul.com/expats-of-the-wild-east/

Credits

Produced by Joe McPherson and Shawn Morrissey

Music by Soraksan

Top tier Patrons

Angel Earl
Joel Bonomini
Shaaron Cullen
Devon Hiphner
Minseok Lee
Ryan Berkebile
Gabi Palomino
Steve Marsh
Chad Struhs
Mitchy Brewer 
Sarah Ford
Jane Kang
Ron Chang
Mackenzie Moore
Hunter Winter



Support the Show.

Join our Patreon to get more stuff

https://patreon.com/darksideofseoul

Book a tour of The Dark Side of Seoul Ghost Walk at https://darksideofseoul.com

Pitch your idea here. https://www.darksideofseoul.com/expats-of-the-wild-east/

Credits

Produced by Joe McPherson and Shawn Morrissey

Music by Soraksan


Top tier Patrons

Angel Earl
Joel Bonomini
Shaaron Cullen
Devon Hiphner
Minseok Lee
Gabi Palomino
Steve Marsh
Mitchy Brewer
Ron Chang
Mackenzie Moore
Hunter Winter
Cecilia Löfgren Dumas
Emily Umbaugh
Josephine Rydberg
David Weatherly
Janice Song
Devin Buchanan

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