This image shows a Buddhist monk from Korea. Of course, the author of this story is a Korean Buddhist monk, so getting a visual is definitely a plus. Thich Nhat Hanh derives a lot of respect from Alan Weisman throughout the introduction.
범패 능화스님 - Google 검색
Korean Sam-Taegeuk 삼태극 and Tibetan Gankyil དགའ་འཁྱིལ་ is a symbol, Coil of Joy, a tantrik visualization in Tibetan Buddhism, Bön, Himalayan Shamanism, and Korean Buddhism.
Templestay is a unique cultural program which lets you experience the life of Buddhist practitioners at traditional temples which preserve the 1700 year old history of Korean Buddhism.
Taego Bowoo or Taego Bowu, was a Korean Seon (Zen) master who lived during the Goryeo Dynasty and is one the original founder of the Jogye Order, along with Jinul, and is credited as the founder of the modern Taego Order in Korean Buddhism.