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Why This Former K-Pop Singer Left Fame Behind To Become a Monk
The K-Pop industry has a dark side, one that Lee Kyung-Mi – now Monk Bohyun – knows all too well. From performing pop songs on stage to singing Buddhist prayer songs on YouTube.
Hunting Natural Highs in the Mountains of Japan
VICE’s Fernando Perez traveled to Japan to immerse himself in Shugendo, an ancient spiritual practice centered on finding peace through nature.