Due to COVID19 restrictions, daily morning and evening practice at Musangsa is currently limited to residents only.
4:25am 108 Bows
5:00am Morning Chanting*
10:00 - 11:00am Daily Rice Offering Chanting*
6:00pm - Evening Chanting*
*Chanting takes place in the main Buddha Hall. Limited visits to the Buddha Hall ONLY (entry into all other buildings are prohibited) When visiting the temple, ***Please follow the COVID19 rules of wearing a mask at all times while visiting the temple, washing hands, keeping social distancing, voluntarily taking temperatures and providing personal information as required by the temple. Do not visit the temple if you have a fever, coughing or respiratory problems.***
The following talks and programs are open to newcomers and the public throughout the year. All are welcome.
Sunday Offering Chanting Kido & Dharma Talk
Currently in session for the public during COVID19 on the first Sunday of the month only. For details see the popup on the homepage.
Every first Sunday of the month - Rice Offering Chanting Kido 10am, Dharma Talk 11am.
***Please follow the COVID19 rules of wearing a mask at all times while visiting the temple, washing hands, keeping social distancing, voluntarily taking temperatures and providing personal information as required by the temple. Do not visit the temple if you have a fever, coughing or respiratory problems.***
Sunday Meditation & Zen Cafe with Q & A
Every Sunday, 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Due to COVID19 restrictions, sessions are held online via Zoom ONLY until further notice. To register, please send a FB message, IG DM or call T 042 841 6084.
The Sunday Zen Cafe Q & A talk is an opportunity for anyone to join and listen to the experiences of those who practice meditation, and a chance to ask questions about Zen or Buddhism. Teachers will provide instructions for newcomers and experienced alike, and answer questions. English & Korean.
***These programs are free and open to the public. Donations (dana) are most welcome to support the community of international sunims and practitioners and ongoing teaching at Musangsa.*** Please go to the Donate page.
Sunday Pali Sutra Study Class
1:30pm - 4:00pm at the Buddha Hall.
Led by Hyon Gong Sunim. Subject to change following COVID19 regulations.(Korean only)
Monday Zen Meditation Class - 2021 Autumn & Winter Semester
September 6, 2021 - January 24, 2022 *Sessions will be held offline or online via Zoom depending on COVID19 regulations.
Every Monday 1:00pm - 3:30pm (except designated national holidays)
A 5-month term Zen meditation class is held on Mondays twice annually, as spring/summer and fall/winter terms. Class includes sitting, walking, hiking, kong-an interviews, Dharma talks by guiding teachers and community teatime. In English and Korean. Spring/summer Term Fee: KRW 200,000/person.
For registration, please contact the Musangsa Office before semester begins: T 042 841 6084.
Staying at Musangsa during Hae Jae (non-retreat period) ***Not allowed for non-residents during COVID19 restrictions.***
Overnight KRW 40,000/per 1 adult
- Must have had prior overnight stay or Templestay experience at Musangsa
- Up to 7-nights stay w/ concession
- 7-nights KRW 250,000 (4 weeks KRW 1,000,000)
End of Kyol Che Stay (For Kyol che participants ONLY) ***Not allowed for non-residents during COVID19 restrictions.***
Participants for summer or winter Kyol Che at Musangsa are eligible to stay for an additional up to 3 nights without charge following the Hae Jae ceremony.