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Temple Stay in Korea

I got chance to experience temple stay in Korea. It was Jeondeungsa Temple in Ganghwa island Incheon city 전등사 강화도 인천. The temple is located an hour and half drive from Seoul. Overall trip was organized and sponsored by KEB bank/Korean temple organization!
Here are some pictures. For more info. Visit

Activities for first day : vegetarian lunch , orientation, room allotment, Learn how to bow and greet each other, bell ringing ceremony, meditation yoga
Activities for second day: wake up at 4-', morning ceremonial services, breakfast, hike to mountain, community work, tea ceremony, lunch and departure

             Day 2 : Morning Ceremonial Services (Special prayers) started at 4.30 am! It was -13C at that time.

                                                         View of snow-covered temple!

                                               Temple at evening time (photo taken by iPhone 5)

                            View of Incheon from Jeon-deung-san Mountain!

                                                                   Tea Ceremony underway!
newly build Budha Hall for ceremonial services (main buddha statue is designed by same professor who designed Sejeong statue)

                                                                      the monk!
                                                         Beautiful architecture and sky!
                                   View of Incheon from temple. Covered with snow


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