[Beopjusa] [All is Well] Experience a temple life and atmosphere of 1700 year old Buddhist tradition in Korea (an experience-oriented program)

One night two day program, Chungcheongbuk-do

Price List(Won)

Days Adult(20+) Student(up to 19) Pre-schooler
One night two day program 70,000 KRW 70,000 KRW 60,000 KRW

Program Information

This experience based program offers a variety of activities including a temple tour, a first-hand experience of Yebul (the Buddhist Ceremony), a 108 prayer beads making, a hiking and a special tea session with a monk.

If you are looking for an opportunity to heal your mind while experiencing Korean Buddhism and culture, this would be a perfect choice for you.

Available on every sunday.


The first day

Time Title
14:00~15:00 Welcoming (Arrival & Accommodation)
15:00~16:00 Orientation (Brief information about Beopjusa Temple & practical instructions about temple etiquette, chanting and bowing)
16:15~17:15 Beopjusa Temple Tour
17:20~17:50 Dinner
18:30~19:00 Evening chanting (Yebul) in Buddha hall
19:10~20:30 108 bows (prostrations) + making chanting beads (optional)

The second day

Time Title
04:00~04:30 Wake up (Do Ryang Sok)
04:30~05:00 Morning chanting (Yebul) in Buddha hall
05:50~06:20 Breakfast
06:20~08:30 Free time
08:30~09:30 Walking Meditation (Pohaeng) alongside the lake Sejogil
10:00~11:00 Tea Ceremony (Da-Seon) with the Monk Sunim (if he is available)
11:10~12:00 Lunch, clean the room and departure

What to prepare - Spring Season

Please bring: Clothes according to weather (personal t-shirts, underwear, warm jacket, shawl, hat, etc. It is still quite cold, especially in the night and early in the morning, because the temple is located deep in a mountain); Raingear or outerwear; Socks; Good walking/hiking shoes; Water bottle; Personal towel and toiletries; Personal prescription medicines ----- Temple will provide: Bedding and blankets; Templestay vest and trousers

Payment & Cancellation Policy

  • Refund

    3days before : 100%
    2days before : 70%
    1day before : 10%
    the day : regard as participating / 0%

    Only when climatic change or natural disaster happens : 100%


  • ※ Please keep the Temple’s rules and regulations for the program.

    1. A temple is a place for spiritual practice. Please refrain from loud talking, singing, smoking, drinking or excessive displays of affection.

    2. Please be on time and observe the templestay's schedule.

    3. Hapjang or holding palms together is a common way of exchanging greetings in a temple, especially to the monks and nuns. Also, whenever passing through the Buddha's Hall, please bow by placing palms together.

    4. This Templestay is the time for listening and communicating within yourself, truly recuperating.

    5. Instant keeping your valuables in a safe placing is available, whenever you want us to.

    6. Entering the temple, you are not allowed to carry your wheel suitcases. Please bring shoulderbag which is light to carry.

    7. Remember sleevelessness or flip-flops are prohibitted.

Way to Temple


Beopjusa-ro 405, Songnisan-myen Boeun-gun, Chungcheongbuk-do
충북 보은군 속리산면 법주사로 405 템플스테이
Tel. +82 43 544 5656
Mobile +82 10 9528 5655
Beopjusa Buddhist Temple is located in a beautiful mountain Songnisan National Park in central Korea, about 180 kilometers from Seoul. From there it takes about 3 hours by an express bus.
Some proper names will help you.
1. Songnisan Terminal (속리산 터미널) ? the final destination
2. Songnisan (속리산) ? name of the mountain where Beopjusa Temple is located
3. Beopjusa Temple (법주사) ? name of Beopjusa Temple
The final destination is Songnisan Terminal (속리산 터미널), no matter where you start your journey.
Please note: All the visitors to the Songnisan National Park and the temple are normally charged with a small admission fee. However, it’s free for the Templestay participants. If you are asked for a ticket, just say to the ticket collector that you are here for Templestay, then he will let you pass without a ticket.
[From Seoul]
The easiest way is to take an express bus by which you don't need to change in between:
From "Central City Terminal (센트럴시티터미널)"
to "Songnisan Terminal (속리산 터미널)"
The time table of this bus
I would recomand you take the bus at 10:30.
Duration: about 3 hours
Please note: This express bus will stop at Cheongju (청주) first, but don't get off there. Remain in the bus. In about 15 or 20 minutes it will start again. And then it will make a brief stop at Boeun (보은) Bus Terminal again. The bus driver and almost all passengers may get off there. But do not get off there either! (Otherwise you will have to purchase another ticket for the next bus coming to Songnisan) You remain in the bus up to Songnisan Terminal (속리산 터미널). This is really the last terminal of the bus. You get off there. And then follow the following pictures.
If your journey starts Cheongju 청주 (Cheongju Bus Terminal 청주 버스 터미널):
There are many buses from Cheongju 청주 to Songnisan Terminal 속리산 터미널 beginning at 6:50AM
Duration: about one and half hours
The buses from Cheongju will make a brief stop at Boeun (보은) Bus Terminal too. The bus driver and almost all passengers may get off there. But do not get off there! (Otherwise you will have to purchase another ticket for the next bus coming to Songnisan) You remain in the bus up to Songnisan Terminal (속리산 터미널). This is really the last terminal of the bus.
If your journey starts not from Seoul, please let me know. I will find out for you the best way how to come to us from your place.
If you come by your own car, please tell me beforehand. Otherwise it can be difficult to find us, unless you know our Beopjusa very well. (Our experience says that the nevigation Apps, especially in English, are not always reliable.)

Contact Info

  • 09:00~17:00
  • Bori +82 10 9528 5655 (mobile) beopjusa@gmail.com

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