|Namwon City's Deokeum-am
Hermitage at the northwest corner of Jiri-san
|Namwon City Introduction
Man-in Shrine for Imjin War Heroes
Jiri-san Intro / Index Page
San-shin Site Contents
most-sacred mountains index
|Statue of the Yong-wang Dragon-King, seated cross-legged on a Lotus-flower throne like a
Buddha (unique!!), and the monument recording names of the donors for its construction.
|Baekdu-daegan Trail Guidebook
"Hiking Korea’s Mountain Spine"
By Roger Shepherd and Andrew Douch, with David A. Mason
is finally available for hikers and cultural-explorers!
Reviews, Interviews and Comments on the Guidebook
|The Main Hall and the "Chilseong-gak" [Seven Stars Shrine] signboard, taken from the koreatemple.net
webpage about Deok-eum-am [Virtue-xxxxxxx Hermitage, sometimes listed as a -sa or Temple]
|A truly excellent San-shin Painting!! Late 20th-Cen, but copied from an antique predecessor.
His bearing is more regal than most, and the official belt and chest-insignia are unusual
features. He holds a large grey bullocho sprig in his left hand, but the right cannot be seen.