[International Seon Center] Lotus lantern festival templestay

Free-style Templestay, Seoul , 82-2-2650-2242

Price List(Won)     Only 1 to 1 nights can be booked.

Night(s) Adult Student(up to 18)
1 20,000KRW 20,000KRW
Night(s) Adult Student(up to 18)
1 20,000KRW 20,000KRW
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Program Information

Lotus lantern festival is on the night of May 12, 2018.

More than one hundred thousand louts lanterns will light up the Seoul night.
The majestic parade of lanterns in unimaginable shapes and colors will bring the hearts of both participants and spectators together as on.

And you can join the festival get a first-hand experiece!

Then we prepare to 1night stay in templestay program with the festival.

Enjoy our lotus lantern festival templestay!!

*provide speacial price only the day.



Time Title
13:30~14:00 Arrival
14:00~15:00 Orientation
15:00~16:30 Experience of Korean Traditional Culture
16:30~17:00 Rest&Prepare to go out
17:00~17:30 Temple Dinner
17:30~18:30 Move to Dongdaemun
18:30~21:00 Lotus Lantern Parade
21:00~22:00 Back to Int'n Seon Center
22:30~23:00 Light out and sleep


Time Title
04:30~05:00 Yebool(optional)
07:00~08:00 Temple breakfast
08:00~08:50 Clean up own room
09:00~09:45 Tea time with guiding teacher
09:45~10:00 Writing Review & Departure

108 Prostrations

The practice of Buddhism is by lowering myself. Bowing is to take refuge in The Three Jewels (the Buddha, the Dharma and the Sanga), respect for others, and keep a humble mind in Buddhism. 108 defilements represent the worldly sufferings. One bow purifies one defilement

Experience of Korean Traditional Culture

This is a program to experience of various (Korean) traditional culture linked with historical characteristics of Buddhist temple.You can learn many traditional culture such as Lotus Flower Lantern Making, Ingyeong ( Wood Block Printing from the Tripitaka Koreana ), story of Buddhist picture(Sim-u-do), Intensive Seon Meditation, Walking Meditation, Breathing Meditation, Happiness Meditation(Widen mind), Lying Meditation, Mandala Art Meditation, Mind Sketching, Sharing Dharma and Mind, Tea time with Sunim, The last Seven days of life, Traditional rubbed copy, Sutra copying practice, 108 prostration and making prayer beads and so on by yourself.

Tea time with guiding teacher

This time is chance to have advise and talk with the guiding teacher(Sunim) of templestay program. Having a cup of tea and trying to keep calm and peaceful mind.

What to prepare

* A uniform ( a vest and pants ) is provided during the stay.

* What to bring : toiletries, towels, a personal water bottle, loose clothes for sleep, an extra t-shirt, sneakers, and socks.

**Remember that a sleeveless shirt or flip-flops are not recommended.

Payment & Cancellation Policy

Participation fee can be paid in cash after arrival, or transfered to bank account and make a card payment.
We recommend you to prepay for reducing the no-show.

Cancellation and Refund Policy:
3 Days Prior to Reservation Date: 100% Refund
2 Days Prior to Reservation Date: 50% Refund
1 Day Prior to Reservation Date: 10% Refund

No refund will be made for cancellations on the day of the original reservation


◎ Keep the Temple’s rules and regulations for the program.
◎ Please keep the noble silence during your stay.
◎ Be punctual for each program sessions.
- Buddhist Ceremony (morning 4:30am, evening 6:00pm),
Meal (Breakfast 7:00, Lunch 12:00, Dinner 5:00pm) and others
◎ Wear clothes neat and clean, and abstain revealing clothes.
◎ No smoking, no alcohol and no outside food
◎ Intl' Seon Center is closed from 10pm to 4am.

Way to Temple

[Subway] Omokgyo station to Intl' Seon Center

- Take the subway line 5
- Get off at Omokgyo station

- Go out through exit No. 8

- walk straight until the first intersection(Citi bank on the left corner)
- Turn left on the intersection and walk straight until Mokdong middle school on your left.
- You can see the 9 story International Seon Center(ISC) located on the opposite side of the school.

Contact Info

  • 09:00~17:00 (KST)
  • Please call the Office or inquire through mail.
  • templestay team +82-2-2650-2242 seoncenter@templestay.com

International Seon Center Programs

Price List(Won)

(The amount in parentheses is the amount per night.)

Night(s) Adult Student(up to 18)
1 20,000KRW 20,000KRW