- A beginner's guide to Korean temple stays
- Go to Korea / Where to go
- 작성일 : 2019-09-02 03:37:12
- Homepage : https://www.lonelyplanet.com/articles/zen-retreat-a-beginners-guide-to-korean-temple-stays
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"3am. Stars hover over a misty mountain temple. A gong sounds, rousing you from sleep on a thin floormat. Your feet crunch in the dark, making their way up to the daeungjeon, the main hall. Shoes come off at the door, and, sock-footed, you choose a pillow, clasping your hands together and kneeling, then bowing your forehead to the floor, standing again and bowing again. Outside, crickets and a splashing brook provide a dawn soundtrack. This is a typical morning at a Korean temple stay."