The ceremony included religious rituals such as “Buddha bathing,” “Six Offerings to the Buddha” and a prayer from Jogyesa Temple’s chief monk. South Korea’s President Moon Jae-in also sent a congratulatory message.
Colorful lanterns set up across the temple highlighted the festive mood of the day, while a music concert at a special stage welcomed visitors.
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Written by Park Ju-young (firstname.lastname@example.org)