Symbolism - Korean mystic shamanism – Costume: Pipes
Type of Spiritual Experience
The frequency with which pipes are mentioned in poems and texts, and the frequency with which they are shown in paintings and drawings, indicates that pipes quite possibly have the same symbolism as in other cultures – follow the link
A description of the experience
Songs of the Shaman – Dr Boudewijn Walraven
Bronze braziers with a fire of the best charcoal,
Tobacco pipes from Kimhae, pipes from Pusan,
Specially made pipes,
Pipes with a silver band to join the head and the stem
Have been placed over here and over there.
A tobacco pot of red marble
Is filled with tobacco from Songch'on moistened with honey-water!