Lotus Lantern International Buddhist Meditation Center
Lotus Lantern International Buddhist Meditation Center. Korean Zen Buddhist meditation and practice. Templestay program in English, Russian and Korean languages. Monastic life experience. Explanation of Buddhist philosophy by foreign monks. Rest and relaxation in the temple on the Ganghwado island.
We welcome and invite you to the temple of natural surroundings, Lotus Lantern International Meditation Center. The center was opened in 1997 for all sentient beings' happiness by venerable Weon-Myeong Sunim, a disciple of the Great Seon Master Seongcheol Sunim.
The center consists of 6 buildings: the Buddha Hall, the Seorae Meditation Hall, the Gogyeong Meditation Hall, the dormitory for monks, the guest room building and the library & office building; besides, there are gardens and a small land for cultivating vegetables, which is about 12,000 square meters. You can enjoy beautiful gardens and fresh air at the eco-friendly atmospheric center; Organic vegetables grown here will be partly served as your meals as well.
Monks and laypeople from different countries stay together in harmony and do practice Seon meditation. We offer the best circumstances and programs for practitioners and participants to learn Korean Buddhist culture and experience Seon meditation.
Please, journey to tranquility and experience Korean Seon meditation, Here and Now.
We Welcome for practice during Summer meditation season!
Anyone can partisipate for short time or hole period.
See schedule below:
From May 24th till August 21st.
4.00 AM Wake Up
4.15-5.00 Morning Chanting
5.00-6.00 Sitting Meditation
6.00-6.30 Personal Time
7.00-8.00 Personal Time
8.00-11.00 Sittnig Meditation
11.00-12.00 PM Rise Offering
12.30-13.30 Walking Maditation
13.30-14.00 Free Time
14.00-16.00 Sitting Meditation
16.00-17.30 Personal Time
18.00-18.30 Walking Meditation
18.30-19.00 Evening Chanting
19.00-21.00 Sitting Meditation
21.00 Lights Off
New photogallery on our page.
On October weekends (6~7; 13~14; 20~21) and November (3~4; 10~11; 17~18) Templestay program in English is available.
On October 12 a Won-Myong sunim memorial ceremony took place in Moscow temple Dalmasa and our temple.
|Won-Myong sunim memorial ceremony|
From September, our temple has changed the abbot. Now it is a monk from India Hye Tal Sunim. Also in our temple practice three monks from Russia and one from Bangladesh.
Now the temple has no permanent cook, she will start working from October 8.03-10-2010