The representing temple Bongeunsa of Gangnam has kept a long history in a serene Zen meditation within the city. Seonbuldang of Sunbangin (The 64th tangible cultural asset of Seoul) was reconstructed in 1941 and it is known for its unique structures. Sungbang is open for Zen meditation of the public and Buddhism exploring program such as Zen meditation, buddhist traditional meal with four bowls, tea ceremony, Buddhist service, and many others for the people.

Bongeunsa Temple

대방광불화엄경 소수연의 초판

The first edition of few lines in the Avatamska Sutra of Temple
Address : 73 Samsungdong, Gangnam-Gu , Seoul, Korea
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Tel No. : 02-511-6074
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Among the 15 kinds of 3,438 books kept in Bongeunsa, the 3,133rd xylographic book is the Avatamska Sutra of Temple. This Avatamska Sutra is the most sacred book representing Mahayana Buddhism. At first, it was separately translated and praised by Siksananda and Chingkwanduring the Tang Dynasty in China. This is called as the Avatamska Sutra and is evaluated to hold the most important key in Buddhism.
100m towards Assem Tower direction from exit number 6 of Samsung station, subway line number 2. There is an entrance of Bongeunsa on the left side.
150m towards Gyeonggi High School direction from exit number 2 of Cheongdam station, subway line number 7. There is an entrance of Bongeunsa on the right side.
the person in charge
samseong 1-dong Gu Aeja / 02-3423-7803
Apgujeong-dong Lee Jeong-wan / 02-3423-7603
Cheongdam-dong Kim Jongbeom / 02-3423-7704
Sinsa-dong Jeong Haeran / 02-3423-7303
Nonhyeon-dong Im jungbin / 02-3423-7403
Yeoksam 1-dong Kwak jisuk / 02-3423-8604
Daechi 1-dong Kim hyunhee / 02-3423-8303
Suseo 1-dong Choi eunhae / 02-3423-8553