[Guinsa] [2019 - 3 days & 2 nights] Cook Temple meal & Temple mind

Experience Templestay, Chungcheongbuk-do

Price List(Won)

Days Adult(20+) Student(up to 19)
Experience Templestay 200,000 KRW 200,000 KRW

Program Information

[Cook Temple meal & Temple mind]

What monks do, what monks think, what monks cook?
Never mind the way of cooking but copy us for 2 nights and 3 days, and you'll feel something !!!

(The web-site reads: [One night two day program] but that's not right,
because of some computer problem that shows like that only. This is 2 nights and 3 day program.)

You are the center of the universe.

This program is available to learn a little bit about temple meal.

* Only available on the 9th~11th of Nov.
This Program is running during two nights and three days and the fee is $200 If you could pay in advance by paypal $180.00

If you pay by cash on arrival ($200.00).

If you are interest to do only one nights and two days please click on the 'Mountain & I' Program. It is also possible (which is only $70).

*Every Monday is off day

*Any other question: guinsatemple@daum.net
*Please let us know your uniform size. (S. M. L. XL. XXL)

**Very Special Group templestay is available
welcome for Sept. 27~28, Sept. 28~29.
up to 10 to 100 group of international templestayers.
For one person the fee is only 20,000won.Please contact us.
guinsatemple@daum.net +82434207397


1st Day

Time Title
14:00~14:30 Arrive & Check in (TS Accommodation Building)
15:00~16:00 OT & DIY Prayer Beads Making(Templestay Center)
16:00~17:00 Free Time
17:10~18:00 Speechless Temple Tour
18:00~18:30 Evening Ceremony(Main Buddha Hall)
18:30~20:30 Formal Temple Meal Ceremony & Wash and Tidy up the dishes(Information Center)
20:30~21:30 Meditation & Relax Practice & Chanting Practice(Information Center)
21:30~03:00 Rest time

2nd Day

Time Title
03:30~04:30 Morning Ceremony(Choice of Liberty): Main Buddha Hall
04:30~06:30 Free Time
06:30~07:30 Breakfast(Public Meal: Public dining hall)
10:00~12:00 Prepare & Ready & Luch time (Try) & Wash and Tidy up dishes(Special meal center)
12:00~14:00 Free Meditation
14:30~16:30 Silence Walking Meditation(1st or 2nd Nirvana Palace)
16:00~19:00 Prepare & Ready & Dinner time(Try) & Wash and Tidy up dishes(Special Meal Center)
19:00~20:30 Many type of Meditation but one mind(Information Center)
20:30~03:00 Rest Time

the Last Day

Time Title
03:30~04:30 Morning Ceremony(Liberty of Choice)
04:30~06:30 Free Time
06:30~07:30 Breakfast(Public Meal at the Public dining hall)
09:00~10:00 Tea Meditation and Feed Back (Survey)
10:30~11:00 Check out and Home Time

Temple stay Preparations Check list

Toiletries, towels, socks, comfortable shoes for hiking such as sneakers (sandals/flip-flops NOT allowed), umbrella, jacket (gets chilly at night), casual T-shirts/pants to wear underneath the temple stay uniform. ▶ Short Pants / Sleeveless Shirts are Not Suitable for a Temple. ※ Temple uniform will be provided.

Payment & Cancellation Policy

  • Refund policy:
    3 days prior to arrival cancellation: 100% refund
    2 days prior to arrival cancellation: 50% refund
    1 day prior to arrival cancellation: 10% refund
    Day of arrival cancellation : NO refund
    Note: 100% refund in case of cancellation due to severe weather or natural disaster

    For any inquiry or reservation,
    Please email guinsatemple@daum.net (We will reply ASAP)

    Tel : +82-43-420-7425 (Call from outside korea, 9:00am~5:30pm by Korean Time)


  • Desirable Behavior

    1. Please be careful not to speak loudly, shout, run, sing, or play music.

    2. Men and women should avoid intimate physical contact.

    3. Drinking and smoking are banned in all parts of the temple.
    When you get caught, you will be fined less than 100,000 KRW.

    4. You must leave the room key at the desk(or to Mr.Kim) when you leave.

    *You would share the accommodation with other temple stayers as part of the practice in the temple.

    Please take note of this message and understand it.

    Thank you for your great interest on Guinsa Templestay!

Way to Temple

How to access from Seoul:

How to access from Seoul:
There is a specific bus that you could take from Seoul.
*Taking a subway train (to get to Dong-Seoul Bus Terminal):
The name of the station for Dong-Seoul Bus Terminal is Subway Green Line (Line 2) at Gangbyeon (강변) Station; in other words, “Dong-Seoul bus terminal station.”

There are bus lines from Dong-Seoul to Guinsa (temple) almost every hour.

Departure time
(Dong-Seoul Bus Terminal
to Guinsa Terminal)
takes three hours but for weekends it takes longer

8am, 9am, 10am, 11am, 12am... But if you take the 11am bus you'll arrive at 2pm at Guinsa (takes about three hours).

At Dong-Seoul Bus Terminal, the ticket window for Guinsa is on the ground. (In American English, the 1st floor.)

When you buy tickets, say it clearly: “Gu-In-Sa.”

When you get off the bus at the bottom of Guinsa Temple, please come up to Templestay Information Center.
Hope to see you there.

Contact Info

  • Everyday 09:00am~17:30pm (Monday is off day)
  • kim chang hyun 043-420-7425,7397 guinsatemple@daum.net

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