Descendant of King Sejong the Great of the Joseon Dynasty and the Shilla Dynasty of Korea

Photo 1 ] My King Ancestor of Korea
Photo 2 ] Birthday Celebration
Photo 3 ] Hello I’m Kate CEO of LIFE OF EMERALD. Nice to meet you.

Q: How did you learn about your royal lineage?

Photo 3 ] Family tree of Jeonju Lee. Prince YunEun is the 8th son of King Sejong and Queen Seonduk.

Q: Once you learnt you descended from royalty, how do you feel that shifted how you viewed and showed up in the world?

Photo 4 ] I am grateful to find this book in the San Francisco bookstore. It was ‘flashing’ in the corner of my eyes.

Q. When you think about power in the sense of a Queen or King ruling over a country, how do you think that translates into the kind of power that people can exercise in their day-to-day life?

Q. When you learnt about the Joseon Dynasty Legacy, do you ever feel any type of pressure to continue the legacy in any way?

Q. Knowing what King Se Jong stood for in history and how you’re trying to invigorate that into modern times, do you feel like you ever gravitate towards some of the things that were left behind in that era?

Photo 5 ] Korean language is scientific.

Q. What’s the most impactful self-discovery tool that you’ve used and feel would help people alleviate their suffering and live a happier life?

Q. Are there any royal beauty traditions that have been passed down through the generations from King Sejong’s Queen, that your family still practices today?

Photo 6 ] Walking in the courtyard of the Palace Kyung Bok Gung in Seoul, Korea.

Q. Lastly, what’s one piece of ancient wisdom that you’ve come to learn and feel everyone should know?

Photo ] Gate in the Palace courtyard (I’m standing in the outer Palace courtyard. This door is the entry to the inner palace). Upon entering, there is another door that leads to King’s chamber.
Photo ] Gyeonghoeru (경회루; 慶會樓), also known as Gyeonghoeru Pavilion, is a hall used to hold important and special state banquets during the Joseon Dynasty. It’s registered as Korea’s National Treasure №224 on January 8, 1985.

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