[Beopjusa] [All is Well] Nourishing the mind and body with the power of 1500 years (a 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.


Day 1

Time Title
14:00~15:00 Check-In
15:00~15:50 Orientation
16:10~16:50 Temple Tour
16:50~17:30 Dinner
18:00~18:30 Yebul (Buddhist Ceremony)
19:00~20:00 Experiential Program
21:00~04:00 Lights Out

Day 2

Time Title
04:00~04:25 Wake Up
04:30~05:00 Yebul (Buddhist Ceremony)
05:00~05:40 108 Prostrations
05:50~06:30 Breakfast
08:30~09:30 Absorbing the forest
10:00~11:00 Experiential Program
11:10~11:30 Lunch
11:30~12:00 Check-Out

108 Prostrations

The practice in Buddhism is constantly lowering oneself. Prostration is one of the method of Buddhist practice to take refuge in the three jewels including the Buddha, the Dharma and the Sanga. It is also a way to show respect for other and to maintain humble mind in daily life. By lowering one's body, being humble towards world and oneself, and uniting into one with altogether, 108 times of prostration will be an another way to find oneself. The number 108 represents all the defilements; the worldly sufferings. Whenever we prostrate, we put down each of defilements, reflecting on ourselves. 108 prostrations time is the time to learn to lower ourselves, and also fulfill our mind with freshness.

Absorbing the forest

As we walk in the forest, pretend as if we're absorbing the nature around us. The greens, air, water, birds and earth. Appreciate everything the nature so kindly allowed us to enjoy and don't forget that we're also part of it. Leave all the stress, gloominess and attachment behind.. Let's breathe with the nature; let's absorb the forest.


Learn about basic concepts in Korean Buddhism and the temple etiquettes. We will also briefly go over the program schedule.

Temple Tour

Founded in 553 A.D, Beopjusa Temple has lit up its Dharma Lantern for 1500 years. With its long history and the possession of numerous cultural assets including 3 national treasures and 12 addition national treasures, it is often referred to as the living outdoor museum. While doing a temple tour, you can not only learn about Beopjusa Temple but also have a good understanding of Korean history, culture and Buddhism.

Yebul (Buddhist Ceremony)

Twice a day at Korean temples, during the early morning and evening, people pay their respects and make offerings to Buddha through a special ceremony called Yebul. The ceremony begins with the playing of the four Buddhist instruments: the Dharma drum, temple bell, wooden fish, and cloud-shaped gong.

What to prepare - Winter Season

* A uniform ( a vest and pants ) is provided during the stay. * What to bring : toiletries(including towels), a personal water bottle, loose clothes for sleep, extra clothes for winter season, sneakers for hiking, and socks. Self-defence from the cold is required, thick jacket would be good.

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

Public Transfortation

Take a bus of which the final destination is Songnisan (속리산) Terminal.

Even though they call the bus a direct route, there might be short stops at Cheongju(청주) or Boen (보은) for a rest room or having more passengers on way to Songnisan. Please don't get off until you reach the last destination of Songnisan (Sokrisan 속리산).

If you're not sure, ask the bus driver showing Songnisan(Sokrisan 속리산) -> this word.

Please Note: If you take the Cheongju (청주) route, your bus will make a brief pit-stop at the Boeun (보은) Bus Terminal. The bus driver and passengers may all get off here. Do not get off! Otherwise you will have to purchase another ticket for the next bus coming through Boeun to Songnisan!

From Busan

[Busan Bus Terminal → Cheongju Bus Terminal → Songnisan(Sokrisan) Bus Terminal]

Busan → Cheongju = 06:30 / 08:00 / 09:30 / 11:30 / 13:00 / 14:30 / 16:30 / 18:00 / 19:30

Cheongju → Songnisan(Sokrisan) = Almost every 30 mins from 06:20 - 21:40

From Seoul

For those departing from Seoul, please go to the nearest terminal out of
Dong Seoul Bus Terminal (Gangbyeon station, Seoul Metro Line #2),
Express Bus Terminal (Line #3)
or Nambu Bus Terminal (Line #3) by subway.

Take a bus of which the final destination is Songnisan (속리산) Terminal.

●Seoul Gangnam Central Bus Terminal (Seoul Metro Line #3, Express Bus Terminal)
? Departure Time: 7AM, 10:30AM, 2:30PM, 5:30PM
? Fee: 16,500 WON
? Duration: 3 to 3½ hours

●Dong Seoul Bus Terminal (Seoul Metro Line#2 Green Line)
? Departure Time:
09:30 / 10:10 / 11:10 / 11:50 / 12:35 /
14:30 / 15:30 / 16:30 / 17:50 / 18:30
? Fee: 16,900 WON
? Duration: 3½ hours

●Seoul Nambu Bus Terminal
? 13:00 / 16:20 / 20:00
? Fee: 16,500 WON
? Duration: 3½ hours

●Cheongju Bus Terminal
? There are many buses from Cheongju to Songnisan beginning at 6:50AM
? Duration: about 2 hours
? Fee: 8,600 WON

Contact Info

  • AM 9 : 00 ~ PM 5 : 00
  • Please contact through email or call the office
  • Jane Kwon +82-43-544-5656 bjtemplestay@naver.com

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