[Mihwangsa] Sound of Silence (Find Yourself, Who You Are!)

Free-style Program, Jeollanam-do


Price List(Won)


(The amount in parentheses is the amount per night.)
Night(s) Adult(20+) Student(up to 19) Pre-schooler
1 50,000KRW 30,000KRW 30,000KRW

Program Information

Sound of Silence (Regular Program)

“Sound of Silence” is one of the main Temple Stay Programs of Mihwangsa. This program is always open 365 days-a-year and is a freestyle program. In this program the focus is on meditation which leads you to find yourself and who you are. Participants can also enjoy learning temple etiquette and having tea and conversation with monks in the evening and other programs in the daytime which include hiking in the beautiful forest which surrounds Mihwangsa and making lotus lanterns and prayer beads after you request. At any time participants are free to take a rest in nature.
* You can stay more than 1night 2days after your decision


Schedule

1st day

Time Title
15:30~16:00 Registration and Room Assignment
16:00~17:00 Templestay Introduction
17:00~18:00 Dinner
18:00~18:30 Yebul (Evening Ceremony)
18:30~19:30 Tea Time & Dharma Sharing
22:00~05:00 Lights Out a. Noble Silence Until Breakfast

2nd day

Time Title
05:00~05:30 Wake-up bell by Moktak (Wooden percussion instrument)
05:30~06:00 Yebul (Morning Ceremony)
06:00~06:30 Jhawsun (Sitting Meditation)
06:30~07:30 Breakfast
07:30~08:30 Oolyeok (Working Meditation)
08:30~11:30 Individual Practice or Personal Time(meditation, mountain hiking, reading...)
11:30~12:30 Lunch
12:30~00:00 Departure


What To Bring?

- Toiletries (soap and toothpaste are provided) - Personal care but not strongly scented products - Towel - Seasonally appropriate clothing (sleeveless, shirt or flip-flops are not allowed)


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 - 34,400won

9:10 (Recommended) - 34,400won

11:00 - 23,100won

14:00 (2:00pm) - 34,400won

15:20 (3:20pm) - 34,400won

16:45 (4:45pm) - 34,400won

17:55 (5:55pm) - 23,100won


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:
8:20 - 3,700won

11:00 - 3,700won

14:05 (2:05pm) (Recommended) - 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 8,000~9,000won 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 8,000~9,000won 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: 07:10, 08:20, 9:40 (till Haenam), 11:05, 13:20, 17:00;
2. Buses stop at these stations (Busan - 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 7,000-8,000\.

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)

By Express Train: KTX & SRT (from Seoul)



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

* Sunday(To Seoul)

- KTX: Naju Station(14:17) →→ Yongsan Station(16:25)
- SRT: Naju Station(14:27) →→ Suseo Station(16:33)

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
  • Jajae 061-533-3521 dalmaom@hanmail.net

Check-in & Check-out

  • Choose your date
    Please refer to the schedule below and select a period
    between 2017-09-01 ~ 2018-12-02.

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