Daily morning and evening practice at Musangsa is open to the public as follows during the spring hae jae period: February 10, 2020 - May 6, 2020.
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. 108 bows and sitting takes place in the Zen Hall.
The following talks and programs are open to newcomers and the public throughout the year. All are welcome.
Sunday Offering Chanting Kido & Dharma Talk
10:0am - 12:00noon (Dharma Talk from 11 am - 12 noon)
Offering Kido every Sunday, 10am - 11am
Dharma Talk Speakers: February, 2020
2.16 Hye Tong Sunim JDPS (Korean only)
Monthly Kwanseum Bosal Kido Practice
Every Fourth Sunday 10am - 12 noon in the Buddha Hall. (No Dharma Talk)
Sunday Zen Meditation
1:30pm - 2:50pm (Meditation Instruction for Newcomers 1:00pm) First floor hall of Jeon Boep Kwan building.
Zen meditation sessions for the public takes place each Sunday. For newcomers, please arrive before 1:00pm for orientation. Participants are encouraged to wear long-sleeved clothes and pants that are comfortable for sitting, and socks. English & Korean.
Sunday Zen Cafe with Q & A
3:00pm - 4:00pm at First Floor Hall of Jeon Boep Kwan building. English & Korean.
Speakers in February
2.16 Hye Tong Sunim JDPS
2.23 One Day Retreat led by Il Hwa JDPSN (Dharma Talk included)
The Sunday Zen Cafe Teatime 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.
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.
Sunday Pali Study Class
1:30pm - 4:00pm at the Buddha Hall. Led by Hyon Gong Sunim.(Korean only)
Monday Zen Meditation Class - 2020 Spring & Summer Semester
March 2 - July 22, 2020
Every Monday 1:00pm - 3:30pm (except designated national holidays/ once a month kong-an interview days start at 10:00am)
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 semestere begins: 042) 841 6084.
Staying at Musangsa during Hae Jae (non-retreat period)
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)
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.