S-Space College of Social Sciences (사회과학대학) Institute for Korean Regional Studies (국토문제연구소) 지리학논총 (Journal of Geography) 지리학논총 Volume 19/20 (1992)
風水의 입장에서 본 한민족의 山 觀念 - 天山·龍山 그리고 人間化
Traditional Thoughts on the Mountain by Korean People from the Feng-Shui Perspective
- Issue Date
- 서울대학교 국토문제연구소
- 지리학논총, Vol.19, pp. 69-86
- This study aims to identify the traditional thoughts by Korean people on the mountain from the Feng-Shui perspective. Existing researches have limits to Chonsan(天山), this study, however, examined the context by establishing the flows of time and space as Ryongsan(龍山) that is connected to Chonsan. This study goes further on to motice the 'hunanization of the mountain', which is clearly revealed in the conception of Artificial Mountain(造山). In this regard, the conceptions of Chonsan, Ryongsan, and Artificial Mountain as three fundamental axes constitute the traditional thoughts on the mountain by Korean people. The findings are follows ; Konryunsan (崑崙山) is a core of the heaven and earth, and all the mountains can be said as off-springs of it. Mountains in Korea also have their origin in the vein stretched from it. The characteristics of the conception of
Chonsan by Korean people are conceptions of Baeksan( 白山) , Samsínsan ( 三坤山) , and wide spread Bulsan( 佛山) . Baeksan is easily found in each part of the country. Its starting origin is Mt. Baekdu( 白頭). From Baekdu to M t. T aebaík ( 太白), Sobaík( 小白) Baekun( 白雲) and so on, the mountain vein is extended as the branches of Baeksan. 1 ts regional distribution shows an expansion into 13 straight veins ( 正服in the coastal and riverside areas with Baekdu as the beginning. Samsinsan is a conception on the mountain in which the heaven, the earth, and man are interrelated. The conception of Bulsan is discribed focusing on the similarity of the incarnation of Munsu ( 文珠) with the forrns of Feng-Shui (三國遺事)， (臺山五萬身條).