[Mihwangsa] "Scent of your True Being" - Chamseon Instructor Chongan Sunim

Experience Templestay, Jeollanam-do, 82-61-533-3521

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Experience 500,000KRW
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Experience Templestay 500,000KRW

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Program Information

“Scent of your True Being” Chamseon Instructor Chongan Sunim

This program, called “Scent of Your True Being”, is more systematically designed with practice as its central focus. The sixth day schedule of this program gives the participant some experience of Seon Meditation.
“6 Day Seon Meditation (‘chamseon’)” is based on Buddhist practice “Seon” meditation. In this program participants can learn ‘Seon’ meditation which shows you how to cultivate your mind and your life. It is recommended for all levels of practitioners, from beginners to regular meditation practitioners.

Chamseon Instructor Chongan Sunim


Schedule

First day

Time Title
13:00~14:00 Room assignment
14:00~16:20 Temple introduction / Learning meditation
16:20~17:00 Free practicing
17:00~18:00 Dinner
18:00~18:40 Yebul (Evening Chanting)
18:40~21:00 Dharma talk
21:00~21:30 The Fout Great Vows
21:30~05:00 Free practicing / Go to bed

Second day, Third day, Fourth day, Fifth day

Time Title
05:00~05:30 Wake-up bell by Moktak (Wooden Percussion Instrument)
05:30~05:50 Yebul (Morning Chanting)
05:50~06:30 Chamseon (Sitting Meditation)
06:30~07:30 Breakfast
07:30~09:00 Ullyeok (Communal Work)
09:00~11:30 Chamseon (Sitting Meditation) / Interviews
11:30~14:00 Lunch
14:00~16:20 Chamseon (Sitting Meditation)
16:20~17:00 Free Practicing
17:00~18:00 Dinner
18:00~18:40 Yebul (Evening Chanting)
18:40~21:00 Chamseon (Sitting Meditation)
21:00~21:30 The Fout Great Vows
21:30~05:00 Free practicing / Go to bed

Sixth day

Time Title
05:00~05:30 Wake-up bell by Moktak (Wooden Percussion Instrument)
05:30~05:50 Yebul (Morning Chanting)
05:50~06:30 Chamseon (Sitting Meditation)
06:30~07:30 Breakfast
07:30~09:00 Ullyeok (Communal Work)
09:00~10:00 Chamseon (Sitting Meditation)
10:00~11:30 Tea Time
11:30~12:30 Lunch
12:30~00:00 Departure


Items to bring:

Toiletries - single use items not permitted; reusable only
Clothing - Warm jumper, a change of underwear, towel, socks (required; you will be expected to be wearing socks in the facility).
Water bottle (required)
Pocket umbrella (required)
Wrist watch (required)
Comfortable pair of shoes (not slippers)
A pair of runners/sneakers


Payment & Cancellation Policy

1-day before the arrival time - 50% refund


Regulation

- Please maintain complete silence, decorum, and discipline when inside the Temple complex.
- No inappropriate or loud music shall be played at the temple.
- Men and women should avoid intimate physical contact.
- Eating and drinking should be done only in designated areas. Do not litter, eat or chew gum.
- Smoking or consumption of alcohol at the temple complex or coming to the temple intoxicated is prohibited.
- No meat or non-vegetarian foods shall be brought into the Temple premises under any circumstances ? No exceptions.
- When you borrow something from the temple, please return them properly after use.


Way to Temple

From Central City Bus Terminal


1. Subway line number 7 Exit 3 and/
or subway line 3 Exit 7 of Gangnam express bus terminal.


2. Take the bus going to HAENAM in Gangnam express bus terminal (another name is Central City terminal) It will take approximately 5 hours;


Bus Departure Time and Price

7:30 - 37,100won

9:10 - 37,100won

11:05 - 24,900won

14:00 (2:00pm) - 37,100won

16:00 (4:00pm) - 37,100won

17:55 (5:55pm) - 24,900won


3. Take off in HAENAM and take the bus to Mihwagsa in the same bus terminal. It will take roughly 40 minutes;



Bus Departure Time and Price:

11:10 - 3,700won

14:05 (2:05pm) - 3,700won

17:00 (4:50pm) - 3,700won


4. If the bus will pass through to Mihwangsa, take the bus to SANJEONG or WOLSONG and from there take a taxi to Mihwangsa.
(The taxi is available at the WOLSONG bus stop or SANJEONG bus stop (a small store) and it will cost about 9,000~10,000won to Mihwangsa)

From Incheon airport

1. In front of the airport building cross the sidewalk;
2. Take the express bus from Incheon airport going to Gwangju of Jeollanam-do in front of number 09C
(There’s a bus to Gwangju every 40-min. and the time allotted is 4 hours and 30-minutes.)
*Be Aware! There’s another city with the same named “Gwangju”! You have to buy a ticket to Gwangju of Jeollanam-do;
3. Transfer the bus going to Sanjeong (산정) or Wolsong from Gwangju in the same bus terminal in Gwangju. It will take 2-hour;
4. Get off the bus in Sanjeong of Wolsong and from there take a taxi to Mihwangsa.
(The taxi is available at the WOLSONG bus stop or SANJEONG bus stop (a small store) and it will cost about 9,000~10,000won to Mihwangsa).

From Busan

1. Take the bus going to Wolsong (the last station is Wando) in the Sasang cross-country bus terminal. The timetable for a bus: 07:00, 11:00, 13:05 16:35;
2. Buses stop at these stations (Busan - EastGwangyang - Gwangyang - Sooncheon - Beolgyo - Chosoeng - Yedang - Boseong - Baesan - Jangheung - Haenam - Weolsong - Namchang - Wondong - Wando. It will take 5-hour;
3. Get off in Woelsong station and take a taxi in front of the supermarket. It will take about 15-min. and it will cost about 8,000-9,000\.

From Jeju Island

1. Take a ferry to Wando in Juju ferry terminal;
2. Go to Wando cross-country bus terminal;
3. Take the bus going to Wolsong (it will take 25-minutes);
4. From there you can take a taxi or let us know your arrival time and date then Mihwangsa will pick you up.

By Express Train: KTX & SRT (from Seoul)


* Saturday (Come to Mihwangsa)
- KTX: Yongsan Station(8:20) → Naju Station(10:18)
→YoungSanPo Central Terminal (by Taxi 9,000 won)
→HaeNam Central Bus Termal
→MIhwangsa (By Bus 40min 3.700 won)

* Sunday(To Seoul)

- KTX: Naju Station(14:18) →→ Yongsan Station(16:26)
- SRT: Naju Station(14:28) →→ Suseo Station(16:34)

From Gwangju

Take a express bus to Sanjeong (the last destination is Ttangkkeut) or Wolsong (the last destination is Wando) in Gwangju Express Bus Terminal and get off the bus in Sanjeong of Wolsong and from there take a taxi to Mihwangsa.
(The taxi is available at the Wolsong bus stop or Sanjeong bus stop and it will cost about 8,000~9,000won to Mihwangsa).

Contact Info

  • 09:00-18:00
  • 061-533-3521 mihwangsa1@templestay.com

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