[Golgulsa] Moving Seon - Sunmudo! (Two Days one Night )

Experience Templestay, Gyeongsangbuk-do, 82-54-775-1689

Price List(Won)  

Type Adult Student(up to 18) Pre-schooler
Experience 60,000KRW 60,000KRW 30,000KRW
Type Adult Student(up to 18) Pre-schooler
Experience Templestay 60,000KRW 60,000KRW 30,000KRW

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Program Information

Dynamic meditation -Sunmudo(Buddhist Martial Art)

At Golgul-sa Temple, you can experience unique activities in the natural surroundings of beautiful Hamwol-san Mountain.
Representative activity is Sunmudo. It is a traditional Korean meditative martial art.
It consists of five parts: Seon Meditation, Seon Yoga, Seon Qigong, Seon symnastics, and Seon Martial Arts. It is a way of Moving Meditation, which serves to develop mindfulness through motion.
Also you can enjoy various programs such as Chanting services, 108 Prostrations, Dharma Talk with Buddhist monk over tea, Sited Meditation
and Walking Meditation, Admiring Sunmudo demonstration (Except Mon.).

Optional activities with extra fee.
A. Riding Horse ( Mon.~Thur.)
B. Archery (Mon.~Sat.)
C. Special physical training (Tue.~Sat.),
D. Excursion (Only Sun.) near by the temple,

The programs are open to all age-groups.

▶ Fee: 60,000 KWN per person / per night (shared room)
1,200,000 KWN per person / per month
80,000 KWN per person / per night (private room)
1,500,000 KWN per person / per month


1 day

Time Title
13:00~13:10 Check-in
13:30~14:00 Optional program-Archery(additional fee 10,000 KRW) / Riding horse(additional fee 20,000 KRW)
14:00~14:40 Regular program-Meditation (No Sun.)
15:00~15:30 Sunmudo Demonstration & Korean Traditional Arts Performance (Except Mon.)-Cost nothing
16:00~16:40 Communal work
17:00~17:20 Orientation (16:30-winter)
17:20~17:30 Experiencing ring Dharma Big Bell (16:50-winter)
17:30~18:00 Dinner (17:00-winter)
18:30~19:00 Evening Chanting Service
19:00~20:10 Sunmudo Training
22:00~00:00 Go to bed

2 day

Time Title
05:00~00:00 Wake up
05:30~06:00 Morning Chanting Service
06:00~06:30 Sitting or Walking Meditation
06:30~07:00 Breakfast
09:00~10:30 Sunmudo Training / 108 prostrations (No Sun.)
10:40~11:20 Tea time with buddhist monk over tea
11:30~12:30 Lunch & Check-out

What to prepare

▶ What to bring : your own t-shirt, socks, water bottle, comfortable clothes and shoes, towel, toiletries & hair dryer (option)
We provide Templestay Uniforms, a pants and vest, for experiencing Sunmudo.

Payment & Cancellation Policy

▶ Fee: 60,000 KWN per person/per night (shared room)
one month-1,200,000 KRW (calculate up to 20nights, after 20nights is cost nothing)
80,000 KWN per person/per night (single room)
one month-1,500,000 KRW (calculate up to 20nights, after 20nights is cost nothing)

▶ Cancellation

Within 3 days : 100% refund
Within 2 days : 50% refund
Within 1 day : 10% refund
The day : No reimburse

▶ Payment : Cash, Banking & Credit card (upon arrival Golgulsa Temple)
Transfer-NH bank (National Agricultural Cooperative Federation)


▶ No smoking, No alcohol, No eating meat and No making a louder at the temple compound.
If you smoke, you have to leave without a refund and be fined 100,000 KRW according to the Korean Smocking Law.

▶ Basically, we seperate males and females of using accommodation.
Therefore, they can’t use together the room. Each room is equipped with bath room. .

Way to Temple

Way to Temple





▶By Limousine
From Incheon Airport to Gyeongju Inter-city Bus Terminal

From Gyeongju to Incheon Airport
[ 00:00 , 00:50 , 01:30 , 02:10 , 03:00 Midnight Line], 11:30
Fee 43,900 KRW / Taking 5 hours

From Kimhae Airport to Gyeongju Inter-city Bus Terminal
Fee 9,000 KRW / Taking 1 hour & 10 minutes
Time table ?From 5:10 to 21:00

From Gyeongju to Kimhae Airport

▶By Bus
*From Seoul: Express Bus Terminal (Subway line 3) to Gyeongju Express Bus Terminal
Taking Time: approx. 4 hrs 30mins Cost: approx 30,000 won
*From Incheon International Airport: Airport Limosine direct to Gyeongju/Pohang
Taking Time: approx. 4-5hrs Cost: approx 40,000 won
*From Busan/Daegu/Ulsan/Pohang: Inter-City Bus Terminal to Gyeongju Inter-City Bus Terminal
Taking Time: 1-2 hrs Cost: 5,000 ~ 10,000 won

*From Inchon: Inchon international Airport Station to Singyeongju Station (singyeongju = ‘new’ gyeongju)
Taking Time: 3hrs 10mins Cost: approx 65,000 ~ 70,000 won
*From Seoul: Seoul Station to Singyeongju Station (singyeongju = ‘new’ gyeongju)
Taking Time: 2hrs 5mins Cost: approx 45,000 ~ 50,000 won
*From Busan: Busan Station to Singyeongju Station
Taking Time: 20 mins Cost: approx 10,000 won

2. From Gyeongju Express Bus Terminal to the temple

Bus No: 100 / 100-1 / 150 (Taking 50 mins)
Get off “Andong/Girimsa/Golgusa (안동/기림사/골굴사).” There is a T-junction. You cross the road and go straight along with the street about 10~15 mins on foot.

Taking over 1 hr

3. From Singyeongju Train Station to the temple

Bus needs to transfer once & takes about 1.5 hrs.
Bus No: 50, 51, 60, 70 & 700. Get off at Express Bus Terminal
& cross the road. (Reference from Gyeong Express Bus Terminal to the temple)

Contact Info

  • 9:00~17:00
  • 템플담당자 054-775-1689 d-kumkang@hotmail.com

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