The Legend Of Tangun Essay by Master Researcher

The Legend Of Tangun
Discussion on the blending of Korean and Chinese religion and philosophy and its importance in Korean culture.
# 32683 | 1,150 words | 3 sources | 2002 | US
Published on Oct 20, 2003 in Religion and Theology (General) , Asian Studies (General)

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The legend of Tangun is an example of religious and philosophical syncretism involving Korean indigenous belief and the old Chinese trinity of Heaven, Earth and Man. The life of Tangun is the result of both magical and heavenly intervention and represents the foundation myth of Korea and ongoing Korean culture.

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