Yeongsanjae (영산재) is a Korean Buddhist ceremony which re-enacts Siddhartha Gautama delivering the sermon now known as the Lotus Sutra.[1][2]

Primarily preserved and conducted by the Taego Order, the ceremony, which takes place annually on June 6, includes tea ceremonies, prayers, rites of purification, offerings to Buddha and rites for the dead. It is one of the Important Intangible Cultural Properties of Korea.[2][3]

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  1. ^ 나무와종이, 한국의전통공예. 국립민속박물관. 2004. p. 323. Retrieved 8 April 2013.
  2. ^ a b "Yeongsanjae". Intangible Heritage List and Register. UNESCO. Retrieved 8 April 2013.
  3. ^ "Korean Heritage". Cultural Heritage Administration of Korea. Retrieved 8 April 2013.

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