Thanksgiving Through Zen

By SSG Sadie BleisteinDecember 1, 2008

Soldiers and Family members of 8th U.S. Army were awarded the opportunity to learn the ancient Zen martial art, Sunmundo, at the Golgul Temple located near Gyongju, South Korea in Mt. Hamwol Thanksgiving Day. Golgulsa is the only cave temple in South Korea and was built during the Sixth Century. The martial arts training was part of a three-day Good Neighbor Program tour,  to the city of Gyongju  for 8th U.S. Army Soldiers and Family members sponsored by Gangnam City Nov. 26-28.

Photo by SSG Sadie E. Bleistein
8th U.S. Army PAO
1 / 1 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Soldiers and Family members of 8th U.S. Army were awarded the opportunity to learn the ancient Zen martial art, Sunmundo, at the Golgul Temple located near Gyongju, South Korea in Mt. Hamwol Thanksgiving Day. Golgulsa is the only cave temple in South Korea and was built during the Sixth Century. The martial arts training was part of a three-day Good Neighbor Program tour, to the city of Gyongju for 8th U.S. Army Soldiers and Family members sponsored by Gangnam City Nov. 26-28. Photo by SSG Sadie E. Bleistein 8th U.S. Army PAO (Photo Credit: SSG Sadie Bleistein) VIEW ORIGINAL