[Lotus Lantern International MeditationCenter] Intensive seon-meditation program (2nights 3days )

One night two day program, Incheon


Price List(Won)

Days Adult(20+) Student(up to 19)
One night two day program 120,000 KRW 120,000 KRW

Program Information

intensive seon meditation program


The traditional technique of Korean Buddhism, seon-meditation, has been practiced from great master to generations.

This method of studying with a buzzword is a traditional trainning of representing Korean Buddhism and performing and devoting themselves to Buddhism.

This is called the "whadoo", for example, "Is this?" is my constant awakening and fundamental question.

Where did I come from? And where will you go?
You are constantly asking yourself with these questions.
And also, this is also a way to observe "something" that asks such questions.

This program is a intensive course program, and conduct a international crew for long time meditation or seon-meditation for over six months.

It is accompanied by a Buddhist head-monk in this temple who gives a basic dedication for eight hours a day with seon meditation.

If you are interested in studying Korea's representative practice, Seon-meditation, you can select this program and make a reservation our web site.

Once a month, we get a reservation for less than 20 people.

Thank you.


Schedule

1 DAY

Time Title
17:00~18:00 Orientation
18:00~09:00 Dinner
19:00~19:30 Yebool
19:30~20:30 Cham-Seon ( Seon meditation )
21:00~04:00 Sleeping

2 DAY

Time Title
04:00~05:00 Pre-dawn Chanting
05:00~06:00 Sitting Meditation( 25+[10]+25)
06:30~07:30 Breakfast
08:00~09:00 Sitting Meditation (25+[10]+25)
09:30~10:00 cooperative work
10:00~11:00 Rest
11:00~12:00 108 prostrations
12:00~14:00 Lunch and Rest
14:00~15:00 Dhamma Talk with monks
15:00~16:00 Sitting Meditation (25+[10]+25)
18:00~19:00 Dinner
19:00~19:30 Evening Chanting
19:30~20:30 Sitting Meditation (25+[10]+25)
21:00~04:00 Sleeping

3 DAY

Time Title
04:00~21:00 same as 3rd day schedules

4 DAY

Time Title
04:00~05:00 Pre-dawn Chanting
05:00~06:00 Sitting Meditation (25+[10]+25)
06:30~07:30 Breakfast
08:00~09:00 Sitting Meditation (25+[10]+25)
09:00~10:00 Cleaning Room & Rest
10:00~11:00 Da-Seon (Tea Ceremony)
11:00~12:00 108 prostrations
12:00~12:30 Temple Lunch
13:00~13:30 Departure
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Cham-Seon ( Seon meditation )

Seon meditation is to cut off all thoughts. Through Cham-Seon, you can learn mindfulness and concentration. Cham-Seon is the important method of Korean Buddhist practice. We hope you look for your true nature with concentration and observation through learning the basic of Cham-Seon at the head temple of Seon sect, Bongeunsa.

Da-Seon (Tea Ceremony)

It is one of the meditations to practice of mindfulness and concentration through brewing and drinking tea. Tea and meditation are the same that is why it is said Da-Seon-il-mil. When you drink tea, your five senses work at the same time. Your eyes see the color, ears hear the sound of water, nose smells the fragrance, the tongue tastes the flavor of the tea and your hands feel the warmth of the cup.

Yebool

A day of the temple begins with Yebool. Yebool is a ceremony that we pay respect to the Sakyamuni Buddha, Bodhisattvas and all his diciples. It affords a chance for self-reflection of practice. In the Buddhist chanting, it contains that Buddhists take refuge in the Buddha, Buddha’s teachings and Shangha (the community of Buddhist monks and nuns), and wish to be a buddha through practice constantly. While you are listening to Buddhist chanting, you will feel calm and purified mind


What to prepare more 2nights

* A uniform ( a vest and pants ) is provided during the stay. * What to bring : toiletries, a personal water-bottle, loose clothes for sleep, an extra t-shirt, sneakers, and socks. NOTICE : Remember that a sleeveless T- shirt or flip-flops are not recommended.


Payment & Cancellation Policy


  • *Refund

    before 3days : 100%
    2days : 70%
    1day : 50%
    the day : regard as participating

Regulation


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

    2.Please keep the noble silence, during your stay.

    3.No smoking, no alcohol for staying in the temple.

    4.before the departure, please cleaning your room by vacuum cleaner

Way to Temple

[By Car]

Please come to Lotus Lantern Int'l Meditation Center with Car Navigation System.
Put (연등국제선원 - Korean Hangeul) in your car navigation system.

[By Bus] From from Seoul / Incheon


From Incheon To Lotus Lantern Int'l Meditation Center (연등국제선원)

▶ Take the Bus No.70 for Ganghwa Bus Terminal (강화버스터미널). It takes 1 hour to Mokbigogae bus stop (목비고개 버스정류소). Buses leave every 30 min.

A) Incheon Int'l Airport Railway (공항철도) : Bus Stop below,
Geomam Station Enterence Spot Busstop (강화버스터미널행 검암역입구 버스정류소)

B) Incheon Subway, Line #2 (인천지하철 2호선) : Bus Stop below,
Geomam Station Enterance Spot, Dokjeong station, Wanjeon station, Majeon station, Gemdan Sageori station (검암역입구,독정역,완정역,마전역,검단사거리역 버스정류소)

** (It takes another 15 minutes on foot from the Mokbigogae bus stop to the temple) **


From Seoul / Incheon to Ganghwa Bus Terminal (강화버스터미널)

A) From Shinchon Subway Station, Line #2 (신촌역, 지하철2호선) : It takes 90 minutes to Ganghwa Bus Terminal
▶ Use exit no.4 of the station and walk down 300 meters.
▶ Take the Bus No.3000 for last stop Ganghwa Bus Terminal. Buses leave every 15~20min.

B) From Songjeong Subway Station, Line #5 (송정역, 지하철5호선) : It takes 60 minutes to Ganghwa Bus Terminal
▶ Take exit no.1 of the station.
▶ Take the Bus No.3000 for last stop Ganghwa Bus Terminal. Buses leave every 15~20min.

C) From Yeongdeungpo Subway Station, Line #1 (영등포역, 지하철1호선) : It takes 90 minutes to Ganghwa Bus Terminal
▶ Take the Bus No.88 for last stop Ganghwa Bus Terminal. Buses leave every 15~20min.
* The bus stop [19-1110] is located at the oppsite side of SHINSEGYE Department Store (신세계백화점).

D) From Incheon Bupyeong Subway Station, Line #1 (부평역, 지하철1호선) : Bus No.90

E) From Incheon Bus Terminal (인천 버스터미널) : Bus No. 700 / 700-1 .

※ Please call us at the Ganghwa Bus Terminal, we'll take you to the temple by car.
** (It takes another 20 minutes to the temple) **

Contact Info

  • 09:00 a.m~18:00 p.m
  • Please call us at business hours and e-mailing to us, if you have any more questions
  • 홍상현 010-5445-1446 lotuslantern.net@gmail.com

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