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>: Korean Totem Poles

Called jangseung, these were placed just outside small villages as spirit guardians of sorts, fearlessly warding off demons.

Jangseung(Totem Pole), Korea.  A jangseung or village guardian is a Korean totem pole usually made of wood. Jangseungs were traditionally placed at the edges of villages to mark for village boundaries and frighten away demons.

A jangseung or village guardian is a Korean totem pole usually made of wood. Jangseungs were traditionally placed at the edges of villages to mark for village boundaries and frighten away demons.

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Korean Art and Design Taegon Kim(1822-1846) also known as St. Andrew Kim Taegon, was Korea’s first native born Catholic priest.

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Jangseung (Korean totem poles). This indicates the boundaries of the village and is used to scare off demons.

This indicates the boundaries of the village and is used to scare off demons.

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- Jangseung - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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