Monday, January 21, 2013

[Tour] Temple stay at Donghwasa

Experience Korean Buddhist culture!
Temple stay at Donghwasa

Donghwasa Temple is located on the south side of Mt. Palgongsan, about 22km northeast of Daegu. Donghwasa temples possess the history of traditional Korean culture and Buddhist tradition. You can feel the 1500-year history of Korean Buddhism in person, through beautiful Buddhist paintings statues, and tales about the halls scattered around the temple compound.

Donghwasa Temple stay programs allow you to experience Korean Buddhist culture. Participants are given the chance to take part in day-to-day activities and witness the rituals of traditional Korean temples.

You can experience Chamseon Meditation(Zen meditation), Buddhist Ceremonial Service, Monastic Meal, Monastic daily life, Tea Ceremony, Temple tour, Community Work in Korean Buddhism, Lotus lantern making, Making Buddhist beads, Walking to hermitages located deep in the mountains.

There are various options you can choose from a half-day program to two nights three days program. Check the temple stay type information below.

★ 1night  2 days Templestay

 ● Cost : 70,000Krw
 ● Programs
    - Formal monastic meal: learn what gongyang is
    - Conversation over tea with monastic: Experience Monastic daily life
    - Cham Seon or mediation: Learn how to practice

★ 2 nights 3days Templestay

 ● cost : 140,000Krw

 ● Programs 
    - tea ceremony making your own tea
    - making 108  beads 1 bow 1 bead 
    - 3 steps 1 bow  experuebce
    - herb ceremony

★ 1 day Temple life

  ● Programs
    - 1 hour~2hour : 10,000Krw / choose 1 program
    - 2 hour~4 hour : 20,000Krw / choose 2 programs
    - 4 hour~6 hour : 30,000Krw / choose 3 to 4 programs


  ● TEL:  053-982-0223
  ● CELL PHONE: 010-6514-1368


  Address: 35 Dohak-dong, Dong-gu, Daegu, South Korea

 From Dongdaegu Station (under the overpass), take Rapid1 bus to Donghwasa.
    * Bus schedule: 12min intervals

  ● From Ayanggyo Station (Daegu Subway Line 1), Exit 2, take Rapd1 bus to Donghwasa.

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