* Date : 2015-03-23
Since ancient times Koreans had a good sense of humor and enjoyed satire as a way to overcome life's hardships. They knew how to turn difficulties into a subject of humor, which can be seen in Korean literature and art.
The Seosan Buddha Trinity Statue is the National Treasure No. 84 known as "the smiles of Baekje." It is a well-known fact that Koreans' positive thinking helps them overcome difficulties and create energy. The smiles of the Seosan Buddha Trinity Statue look different according to the time of the day and the angle of light. This program introduces the statue from the standpoint of a photographer who ascended Mount Gaya to compare the peaceful smiles of the Buddha with the smiles of modern-day people.