Choe Su-un

choi-soo-oonHis original name was Choe Je-u (최제우 崔濟愚.1824–1864).

He founded Eastern Learning (Donghak, 동학 東學), a popular religious and social movement of nineteenth-century Korea.

He proclaimed the coming of the Later Heaven Gaebyeok and that Sangjenim would one day advent in Korea. Su-un (“Water Cloud”) was his honorific name.

See also “The Dawn of Humanity’s New Civilization