Bulkwang Media Co. comprises three publishing branches :
Bulkwang, a monthly Buddhist magazine;
Bulkwang Publishing which exclusively publishes books on Buddhism
; and Wonderboxwhich publishes books in the fields of social science,
business management and personal essays.
The magazine, Bulkwang, first issued in November 1974, is a leading Korean Buddhist magazine. It
offers a critical and incisive analysis of Buddhism in Korea and offers reflections on the crucial tasks of
the time so that Buddhism can keep in tune with society. It also attempts to integrate elements of
Buddhism into culture, lifestyle, and psychology so that the public can recognize Buddhism as an
essential frame of reference for an alternative lifestyle in the modern world.
Bulkwang Publishing,which published its first book in 1979, is also a well-known Korean Buddhist
publishing house, having a list of more than 500 Buddhist titles. Most of the themes are elements
fundamental to Buddhism such as translations of and commentaries on Buddhist classics, Buddhist
research, practice and culture. However, exploring new possibilities and opportunities, it has expanded
the scope of its publications to encompass humanities, psychology, literature, health and cooking.
Wonderbox, established in 2013, has published books that answer questions that have arisen in modern
readers’ minds, such as practical books that give tips on life, books on humanities and social science that
accurately get to the heart of the current trends, and essays that provide words of comfort and hope to
readers. They are not only entertaining they are of real practical benefit in life.
Bulkwang, a Monthly Magazine
Around 160 pp (Less than 160 pp)｜254 x 172mm
The Longest Standing Buddhist Magazine in Korea
First published in November 1974, Bulkwang reached the 500th volume mark
in June 2016.The purpose of this magazine is to disseminate the Buddha’s
teaching stosociety. It is Korea’s best-known Buddhist magazine, wide lyread not
only by Buddhists but also those who would like to know about Buddhism.
With the support of a large number of Buddhists, Bulkwang magazine is
distributed free of charge to prisons, hospital sand military camps.
Religion and Lifestyle… and Beyond
The Magazine Bulkwang features the best quality photos and book design with
vivid colors on all pages.
In addition to religious and cultural aspects it brings into focus aspects of life and also explores the scope for
Buddhism offering alternative solutions to the current problems of society by incorporating the issues of
ecology and ethics into Buddhism.
Bulkwang has received the award of Best Content Magazine from the Korean government seven times.
You can explore and sample various matters covered by Bulkwang monthly magazine on the Korean