Temple Information 'Guinsa'

  • Address : Yeongchun-myeon Danyang-gun Chungcheongbuk-do73 Guinsagil
  • Tel : 043-420-7425 / Fax : +82-43-420-7399
  • E-mail : guinsatemple@daum.net

Templestay Introduction

GuinsaGuinsa Temple, located on Mt. Sobaeksan, is the main temple of Korean Buddhist Cheontae Order. The temple serves as a religious center for two million Cheontae Buddhists who follow the Grand Patriarch Sangwol-Wongak. In addition, among the peaks magnificently lined up around Gukmangbong Peak within Sobaeksan Mountains, the temple area lies at the foot of Yeonhwaji Peak (Lotus Flower Area). The lotus-leaf shape of the area has given it its current name, Yeonhwaji. The mysterious charm of the mountains has led to its reputation as a holy place of Mahayana Buddhism. The Grand Patriarch Sangwol-Wongak established the temple in Yeonhwaji.

The mysterious charm of the mountains in 1945 as part of his vow to revive Buddhism, to protect the nation, and to save all beings. Guinsa Temple began when he designated it, Guinsa(Salvation and Kindness Temple), a place to save all sentient beings. At this time, the Grand Patriarch built a tiny thatched hut with intertwined arrowroot vines. After a period of austere practice, he achieved a complete awakening. Having opened the door to the resplendent Dharma, his refined wisdom and integrity led him to accept numerous disciples. At present, Guinsa Temple, the head temple of Korean Buddhist Cheontae Order, had stretched itself as the biggest merciful and miraculous temple in Korea. It is also known to people as the miraculous and mystic praying retreat, and is even more famous because everyones wishes come true well here.

★How to make a reservation for a Temple Stay at Guinsa ★

Click the program you want first and on that calendar, click the dates you like.

For any inquiry or reservation, please email guinsatemple@daum.net

Please fill the following form to apply as below.


1. Full name: Sophia Kang.

2. Date: 2015/04/18 ~ 2015/04/19.

3. Gender: Female.

4. Age: 29.

5. Nationality: United States of America.

6. Occupation: Teacher.

7. Religion: Buddhism.

8. Uniform size (S/M/L provided at the temple): Small.

9. Phone number: (000) 123- 4567.

10. Uniform size: S, M, L, XL, XXL : My uniform size is M

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Guinsa's Templestay Program

  • Free-style Program

    [Guinsa] Temple Stay without program(relaxation style)


    Templestay without Program (Relaxation Style) Temple tour, meditation, and staying at your accommodation (or whatever you want to do by yourself as long as you understand the rules of our temple). N...

  • One day Program

    [Guinsa] Temple Life(Temple tour with guide for few hours)


    At least for 5 people of a Team : For more than two hours You could experience... 1. Temple Tour 2. Making Lotus Lantern, Prayer Beads etc. 3. Short Meditation...

  • One night two day program

    [Guinsa] Weekend Program


    Nature and temple stay will give you the chance to relax. Why do you love your mom? Just because! Why do I want to stay in Guinsa? Just because! Please give us your uniform size, e.g., S/M/L/XL/XXL....