Templestay at Musangsa

Templestay visits are scheduled at Musangsa throughout the year on designated weekends. The weekend program offers an experience of temple life and an introduction to Zen meditation. Program includes participation in the daily schedule of rituals and meditation with the international monks, nuns and practitioners at Musangsa. Templestay at Musangsa also provides the unique opportunity to experience being part of an international Zen community in the rich natural beauty of Gyeryong Mountain. All programs are conducted in English.

Templestay Information

Templestay program at Musangsa, 2020

Due to the Covid19 pandemic situation, Templestay program at Musangsa is not taking place until further notice.


Please make sure to send in your application one week in advance.
Arrive at the temple at 2:00 p.m. Come on time. Please do not come earlier. If you arrive earlier, you will have to wait in the office for the Templestay director and for other participants to come and there might be no one available to take care of you during that time.

Please be punctual. The orientation before entering the program starts at precisely 2:00pm.

Templestay fee for full time students w/ ID – 30,000 Won.
Adults – 50,000 won

If this is your first time to join the Musangsa Templestay Program you may participate only on the above-scheduled entry weekends. If you have already taken part in a Musangsa Templestay program or retreat, you may apply for Templestay for any weekend or weekday. In this case please, mention in your application that you have already participated tat a program in Musangsa and the dates you were here.

Things to bring

Clothes according to weather (Personal t-shirts, underwear, sweater, hat, etc.)
Raingear or outerwear
Good walking shoes and water bottle if you intend to do some hiking
Personal towel and toiletries
Personal prescription medicines

Temple will provide

Bedding and blankets
Templestay vest and trousers

We hope you’ll enjoy practicing with us!

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