Thursday october 4th, 2012 lectureLACMA(this weekend all free) and pacific korean museumLater silla and parhaesilla culturetrade science (writing systems) literature buddhism artssirian glass ended up in silla(shilla)=maritime trade stone observatory: 27 stones, queen sundok's reign, female form, number of stonesp'osokchong=recrational, passageways filled with water. Poetry, pass wine to each other. Aristocrats had too much money/timelarge bells fuction as communication signal things happening.Tile ends for passagewaysthree kingdoms thought and culturebuddhism art culturebuddhism as official state religionaopted by kogury in 372paekche 384shilla in 534-535 inchadon incident 27(geographically farthest in china) they were resistant to adopt buddhism because unamimous decisoinichadonsilla as last holdoutichadon was a monk advisor to king pophung and devised planichadon said king had said to declare buddhism as officlal religon of sillaking denied it, ordered ichadon to be beheaded in 527 took shilla 7-8 yearswhen ichadon was executed on the fifteenth day of the ninth month of five twenty seven his prophecy was fulfilled th eearth shook the sun darkened the buddhismkarma-interconnection of human events(your actions can have consequences)nirvana-supreme bliss, nothingnesssamsara-transmigration of soulstruths: life is painful, pain comes from desire, cease(stop) suffering by abandoning desiresinification of buddhismfilial piety, state protectionismdifferent sects/schoolsdirect state control of buddhismmaterial cultureappeal to top and bottom-buhhism is about abandoning desire. Finding truth. China became offical state religion. Buhhism in china develeopted several sects. The govt was overseeing the religion. Buddhism came to material
culture—gold statues and temples. Buddhism appeals to everyonekoreanization of buddhismshamanism and buddhism compatibleshaman deities incorporated into buddhismking as living buddhabuddhism not one way transmission but cultural interchange-buddhism accept old shaman, hierarchy living buddha.Lumbini the buddhas birthplace bodh gaya site of buddhas enlightenmentbuddha statues were very intricate. Drapes had detail. Even if made from stone or metal.