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As preserver/transmitter of The Yeongsanjae Ceremony (Rep. of Korea Important Intangible Cultural Property No. 50), Bongweonsa Temple's Yeongsanjae Preservation Association conducts regular performances for world peace and national reunification.

The Yeongsanjae Ceremony is a symbolic reenactment of the historical Buddha Sakyamuni's delivery of the Lotus Sutra on Mt. Grdhrakuta some 2,600 years ago, in which offerings are made to the Buddha and Bodhisattvas in attendance. The ceremony is held in hopes of leading both the living and the departed into the joy of enlightenment and perpetual peace.

Consequently, The Yeongsanjae Ceremony should be revered as a truly important Buddhist ritual, not as simply a 'performance.' It is a ceremony that prays for the unity of the living and the deceased in the Dharma throughout the universes, and it is Buddhism's most magnificent and impressive Buddhist ritual passed down through the ages.