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“Buddhist Templestay”
Review of Jikjisa Temple

Jikjisa Temple
Reviewed 20 April 2015

Gorgeous temple and grounds in the hills of Gimcheon. The abundant cherry blossoms were blooming, not only pretty, but smelled soooo good. Some limited English spoken here. It is so peaceful and beautiful. My 16 year old and I stayed one night, could easily have stayed longer. You really learn to relax and slow down. The chanting/bowing was accompanied by drums and gongs that were beautifully haunting. We laid in our room at 3:30am and listened to the monks chanting and drumming. Surreal. We took meditation hikes, had tea ceremonies, talked to monks about Buddhism vs Christianity, had meals with the monks. Just an incredible experience. Stay at least one night to recharge. The rooms are bare, you sleep on a very thin mat ( more like a towel) on heated bamboo floors. Think camping......but so worth a tough night's sleep.

Thank Nancy S
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Reviewed 21 October 2014

It was interesting experience to stay at the temple as part of temple stay program was proposed to us.

There are a few temples around to visit too.

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Reviewed 6 May 2011

The participants will experience the monks daily life during 1night 2day templestay program. The day of temple starts on 3:30 am and close 9:00 pm. The templestay program will be served like "Attending Morning/Evening Chanting Ceremony", "Buddhist Meal-Balwoo Meal", "108 times Bowing", "Seon Meditation", etc.

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Reviewed 29 March 2018
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