[InternationalSeonCenter] Lotus lantern festival templestay

Free-style Program, Seoul

Price List(Won)

(The amount in parentheses is the amount per night.)
Night(s) Adult(20+) Student(up to 19)
1 10,000KRW 10,000KRW

Program Information

Lotus lantern festival is on the night of April 29, 2017.

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 after the festival.

Enjoy our lotus lantern festival templestay!!

*provide speacial price only the day.



Time Title
13:00~14:00 Learning Basic Temple Etiquette and Buddha hall story.
14:00~15:00 Temple tour
15:00~16:00 Move to Dongguk Univ for Lotus lantern festival
16:00~18:00 Enjoy buddhism festival
18:00~19:00 Prepare to lotus lantern parade
19:00~21:30 Lotus lantern parade
21:30~22:30 Go to Int'Seoncenter
22:30~23:00 Light out and sleep


Time Title
04:30~05:00 Yebool(optional)
05:00~06:00 Rest
06:00~07:00 Temple breakfast
07:00~08:00 Meditation
08:00~09:00 108 Prostrations
09:00~10:00 Tea time with monks

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

Learning Basic Temple Etiquette and Buddha hall story.

You will be taught basic temple rules or etiquette that you should follow. Also it is the time to recognize importance of etiquette and respect to the different culture.


Tea time with monks

Temple tour

Temple tour is not only visiting the Buddhist temple but experiencing Korean Buddhism and culture. Korean Buddhist temples have been the bedrock on which brilliant Korean culture has been blooming over the past 1700 years since Buddhism was first introduced to Korea. Various Buddhist cultural properties including the structure, architecture, sculpture, art, craft, Buddhist painting and Dancheong (temple paintwork) contain the teachings of the Buddha.

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.

    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 made 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 6:00, Lunch 11:30, Dinner 5:00pm), and others.
    ◎ Wear clothes neat and clean, and abstain revealing clothes.
    ◎ No smoking, no alcohol.
    ◎ Outside food prohibited.
    ◎ 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

Check-in & Check-out

  • Choose your date
    Please refer to the schedule below and select a period
    between 2017-04-29 ~ 2017-05-27.

Choose Guests

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(including me)


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