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Korean shaman Culture and traditions

Guide to South Korea for travelers

Korean shamans

Today I’d like to talk about evil spirits, or rather the people who are here in Korea has made communication with all sorts of otherworldly forces, the source of its existence.

I must say that they not only exist in Korea. And now in Russia, many turn to expensive services of sorcerers, witch doctors, specialists (if the word specialist is applicable here) on removing the damage. Poizyskannee to the public is in Russia the crowd of psychics, all sorts of the followers of Castaneda and Co.

However, not to digress, tonight is not about Russia, and Korea. By and large, be called superstitious Koreans did not. Here, perhaps, played a role three factors. First, Korea is now in General — a very educated country. Secondly, Korea — it’s a Christian country, and serious Christianity (forget about Russia) is incompatible with superstition. Thirdly, Korea — prosperous and stable country, but waves of interest into all hell is always accompanied by social crises. Nevertheless, some superstitions exist in Korea, which means that there are people who have made them their profession.

The role of Russian sorcerers and psychics in Korea for several millennia, the shamans perform. Shamanism for a long time was, along with Buddhism and Confucianism, Continue reading

Shopping in Japan.

Japan — a great place for shopping, shopping enthusiasts can find a large variety of quality products, from electronics to authentic pleasant things. The currency in the country is the Japanese yen .

Most stores in Japan are working constantly — including Saturday, Sunday and national holidays. Normal work hours — from 10:00 to 20:00. Large shopping malls close later, private shops can work on their own schedule. Some of the stores are closed on Wednesdays.

In Japan, there are large shopping centers located on several floors over a huge area, with a comfortable temperature, pleasant music, playgrounds, cafes and restaurants. These centers sell various goods: clothing, footwear, accessories, cosmetics and perfumes, electronics, books, products, etc.

In shopping centres (or outside them in the form of individual shops), there are a large number of boutiques of famous brands, some stores even considered the biggest in the world. Prices are comparable to Moscow, but the range is much wider. In addition, in Japan there is a very interesting own brands, for example — Issey Miyake. Hanae Mori. Jun Ashida. Comme Des Garcons etc.

In Japan it is not customary to haggle nor in the markets or in shops.

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Center of Oriental medicine Chasen

Center of Oriental medicine Chasen (Jaseng Hospital of Oriental Medicine) – South Korea’s largest medical institution for the treatment of diseases of spine and joints by non-surgical methods. The first Clinic of Jaseng Hospital of Oriental Medicine was opened in Seoul in 2006; today there is a network of 15 clinics throughout Korea, there is also a branch in the United States.

Center of Oriental medicine Chasan called the leader of the Korean health in the field of Oriental medicine. Methods of Oriental medicine in the Clinic successfully combined with cutting-edge Western technologies and methods. The clinic has a great therapeutic experience. Every year here are treated more than 80,000 patients. The Clinic’s specialists are able to provide effective assistance at 30 various diseases of the spine.

Jaseng Hospital of Oriental Medicine has an international reputation and collaborates with renowned universities and Clinics of Europe and USA. Numerous studies conducted by Western scientists confirm the effectiveness of the treatment methods of the spine Continue reading

Festivals of Japan for tourists
Festivals of Japan In Japan, there are 15 holidays established by the law on national holidays. Seemingly, a lot. But no, the Japanese, despite the fact that sometimes they produce…

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Interesting family traditions from different countries
Tradition – this is an important part of life of every family, they bind parents and children together. Every family has its own traditions that fill everyday life in a…

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Festivals and events in South Korea
The mountain trout festival in Hwacheon province In South Korea, every year in November begins the holiday mountain trout. Tens of thousands of ice fishing enthusiasts from across the country…

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