Chinul

Illustration

Mark Cartwright
by Unknown Artist
published on 10 November 2016

A portrait of the Korean Buddhist monk Chinul (Jinul), 1158-1210 CE. Chingul's unifying and inclusive form of Buddhism is known as Chogye Buddhism and it became the official state religion of Korea. (18th century CE painting in Songgwangsa Temple, Korea)

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