Temple Stay

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You guys can experience one of traditional Korean cultures via Temple Stay program. It will be a special experience for you!

Temple Stay

A Temple Stay is a cultural-experience program designed to help people understand Korean Buddhism better. Temple stays offer various kinds of practicing methods. Participants can find their ‘true self’ amongst the harmony of nature while staying at a temple. Temple Life is another program designed to help people understand Korean Buddhism and the life of monks better.

Main Program

Devotional Chanting at Yebul, Ceremonial Service (Yebul)

Yebul is a ceremonial service to praise Buddha. This solemn ceremonial service is held 3 times a day; in the morning, midday and evening helping to clear one’s mind.

Zen Meditation (Chamseon)

Zen is known as “Seon” in Korean.
Chamseon is a form of meditation that allows a person to reflect ont oneself.
There are two forms of this meditation: 

  • Jwaseon: a sitting-style meditation 
  • Haengseon: a walking-style meditation.

Communal Buddhist Meal Service (Balwoo gongyang)

Balwoo gongyang is a unique and special way of eating in Korean temples. At this communal meal practice the meal is eaten in total silence, and not a single grain of rice is wasted.

Tea Ceremony (Dahdoh)

Making and enjoying good tea is one of the practices of the Buddhist religion.
There are several ways to enjoy good tea. One should start off by enjoying the sounds of water boiling, and then relax with the soothing aroma of tea and seeing its soft and subtle colors. Lastly, one can feel the warmth of the tea radiating through the cup as they slowly savor the taste.

Related Temples

– Mihwangas Temple –

Add: 274, Seojung-ri, Songri-myun, Haenam-gun, Jeollanam-do

Tel: +82-61-553-3521

Web: www.mihwangsa.com


– Daeheungsa Temple –

Add: 799, Gurim-ri, Sansan-myeon, Haenam-gun, Jeollanam-do

Tel: +82-61-535-5775

Web: www.daeheungsa.co.kr

Source: http://www.visitkorea.or.kr