Temple Information 'Golgulsa'

  • Address : Gyeongju-si, Gyeongsangbuk-do, Korea 101-5, Girim-ro, Yangbuk-myeon
  • Tel : 054-775-1689 / Fax : +82-54-746-0172
  • E-mail : d-kumkang@hotmail.com

Templestay Introduction


Golgulsa*Sunmudo*

Sunmudo translates literally into the way of doing meditative martial arts. It emphasizes the harmony of body and mind through the awareness of one's breath. It is a traditional Korean Buddhist martial art that traces its origins back over a thousand years.

Soft and meditative, Qi Gong movements that cultivates an awareness of our own internal energies, while leading us towards a greater sensitivity of the external energies flowing all around us.

A nurturing yoga sequence that opens the body while relaxing the mind.

The profound stillness of sitting meditation.

It's all Sunmudo, and at Golgulsa, you can savor a little bit of all of it.

Golgulsa is located amid the natural beauty of Hamwol Mountain, which is situated just outside of historic Gyeongju City.

At Golgulsa, we combine Sunmudo with all of the special moments of temple life: the unforgettable tones of early morning chanting; Practicing walking meditation as the sun rises in the sky above you; Exalting after finishing the 108th bow; The pleasantries of having a conversation with a Sunmudo master over tea and the healthy simplicity of temple cuisine.

We offer Templestay 365 days a year. Participants can stay for an afternoon, a night, or for many nights. It is also possible to stay for a month or even more.

For more detailed information regarding our Templestay Program and Schedule, please see our English site (listed below).
If for some reason you are having trouble with our reservation form, please e-mail us directly at d-kumkang@hotmail.com



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Golgulsa's Templestay Program


  • Free-style Program

    [Golgulsa] Buddha's Birthday 2017

    2017-05-02~2017-05-05

    Come join us here at Golgulsa to participate in our wonderful Buddha's Birthday Celebration. See the temple come alive with special chanting services and cultural performances. The temple will put on ...

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  • Free-style Program

    [Golgulsa] Fasting Templestay

    2017-04-07~2017-04-12

    Fasting helps you feel better both consciously and physically. As you have a lighter body and a clearer mind, you become more aware and grateful for the things around you. You will follow the schedul...

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  • Free-style Program

    [Golgulsa] Relaxation templestay

    2017-03-25~2018-01-02

    Are you in need of some rest? Do you need time to relax your mind and body? Why not come to us for a break from the challenges of daily life? Spend some time alone. Search for inner peace and harmo...

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  • Free-style Program

    [Golgulsa] Spring templestay

    2017-03-25~2017-04-10

    It is that wonderful time of year when we can begin to feel refreshed by the warmer spring breeze and sights and sounds of nature blossoming once again around us. We plan to enjoy this time with you d...

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  • Free-style Program

    [Golgulsa] Clinic Templestay

    2017-03-25~2018-01-03

    The regularity of temple life leads to good physical and mental habits. Through the rhythm, and routine of the temple lifestyle, you can alleviate the effects of external stresses and environmental to...

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  • One day Program

    [Golgulsa] Daytime visit

    2017-03-25~2017-12-31

    Come and visit us and enjoy a unique daytime experience at Golgulsa!! You can participate in Sunmudo training, enjoy temple cuisine and watch a performance by the Devas Guardians Sunmudo team. This e...

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  • One night two day program

    [Golgulsa] Moving Zen - Sunmudo!

    2017-03-25~2018-01-02

    At Golgulsa you can find monks; masters and long-term trainees of Sunmudo. This practice is an integral part of daily life at the temple and incorporates Zen Meditation, Zen-Yoga, Zen-Qigong and Zen M...

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