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Move-out sale, cheap 1(Yankee candle warmer + candle, Office Chair)

Sun, 2021-04-04 00:06
Classified Ad Type: Location: Neighborhood: 양정 stationContact person by email

Hi. 

I graduated college and now moving out.

Prices can be negotiable.

Please contact me via email if interested

Can be delivered to you (+W5.000)

 

1. Yankee candle warmer with bulb + Yankee candle + 1 new lamp bulb - W35.000 (used for less than 3 months, not often used)

2. Office chair - W10.000 (I will disassemble it and pack into it's original box. easy to put togethe. available for pick up or delivery after April 20th)

 

 

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Xbox One X Scorpio Edition - 200,000

Sat, 2021-04-03 08:13
Classified Ad Type: Location: Neighborhood: Jangsan Contact person by email

Selling a Xbox One X Scorpio edition. Moving back to Canada. Was purchased used 6 months ago, no issues. Games not included as they were already sold. Looking for 200,000! 

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Live Korean Class -- | [Intermediate] ~다 말다 "Stopping and Starting"

Fri, 2021-04-02 03:51

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Gulbulsa-ji Temple Site – 굴불사지 (Gyeongju)

Thu, 2021-04-01 23:40
The Amazing Four-Sided Stone Statue at Gulbulsa-ji Temple Site in Gyeongju. Temple Site History

Gulbulsa-ji Temple Site is located in the centre of Gyeongju at the base of Mt. Sogeumgangsan (176.7 m). According to the Samguk Yusa (Memorabilia of the Three Kingdoms), a 13th century text, King Gyeongdeok of Silla (r. 742-765 A.D.) was making the short trek to the neighbouring Baeknyulsa Temple. Baeknyulsa Temple is located a little further up Mt. Sogeumgangsan. However, as King Gyeongdeok of Silla was making his way towards Baeknyulsa Temple, he inextricably heard Buddhist invocations coming from the ground around his feet. King Gyeongdeok of Silla believed that these invocations were the sound of a Buddhist monk reading Buddhist sutras, so he immediately ordered his servants to dig up the spot where he heard these sounds. As his servants dug up the ground, the image of a four-sided Buddhist statue appeared. King Gyeongdeok of Silla was so moved by this experience, and the resulting statue, that he decided to build Gulbulsa Temple. Unfortunately, the temple no longer remains; instead, all that remains of the former temple is the object of the story: the Stone Buddhas in Four Directions at Gulbulsa Temple Site, Gyeongju. Gulbulsa Temple means “To Dig Up an Image of the Buddha” in English. The statue dates back to the early part of Later Silla (668-935 A.D.), and the statue is Korean Treasure #121.

Temple Site Layout

The Gulbulsa-ji Temple Site, and the famed four-sided statue that’s all that remains of the Silla-era temple, is a few metres away from the Baeknyulsa Temple parking lot and up a bit of an incline along a path. It’s along this pathway, and in a clearing, that you’ll find the Stone Buddhas in Four Directions at Gulbulsa Temple Site, Gyeongju. At its highest point, this large rock measures 3.9 metres in height. And the large rock is meant to symbolize the Buddhist Paradise in all four directions. In the four cardinal directions, you’ll find Amita-bul (The Buddha of the Western Paradise) to the west, Yaksayeorae-bul (The Buddha of the Eastern Paradise, and the Buddha of Medicine) to the east, Mireuk-bul (The Future Buddha) to the north, and Seokgamoni-bul (The Historical Buddha) to the south.

The first of the four cardinal directions you’ll encounter as you cross over a bridge, and the nearest to you past the protective fencing, is the west side of the stone statue. On the west side of the large stone, you’ll find three stone statues. Two of the three stone statues stand separate from the central image. The central image is Amita-bul (The Buddha of the Western Paradise). This statue is joined by a large, crowned statue of Gwanseeum-bosal (The Bodhisattva of Compassion) to the right and a rather mangled image of Daesaeji-bosal (The Bodhisattva of Wisdom and Power for Amita-bul) to the left. The reason I say mangled when describing the statue of Daesaeji-bosal is because very little of the face of the statue still remains intact. In fact, all that remains of the face and head is a gnarled stump at the end of his neck. Amita-bul is the largest figure in the triad and also of the entire four-sided statue. Amita-bul stands 3.9 metres in height. Interestingly, the head of Amita-bul was carved separately from the rest of his body and then later attached to the rest of the statue. And just as interesting is the statue of Gwanseeum-bosal. The statue of the Bodhisattva of Compassion appears to be placing all her weight on her right leg. This posture is called Sam-gul, where all the weight of one’s body becomes balanced. This type of posture was popularized during Later Silla (668-935 A.D.).

To the left, as you move clockwise around the large stone structure, you’ll appear on the north side. Here, you’ll find two images. The first, to the right, in high relief, is an image dedicated to Mireuk-bul (The Future Buddha). The right hand of the high relief of Mireuk-bul has its hand raised upwards towards the sky. And to the left, and very faintly, is an image of Gwanseeum-bosal with eleven faces and six hands.

Continuing counter clockwise around the large stone, you’ll now be facing the eastern portion of the statue. Looking back at you is a high relief of Yaksayeorae-bul (The Buddha of the Eastern Paradise, and the Buddha of Medicine). The legs of Yaksayeorae-bul are crossed underneath him, and his body is tilted forward. A medicine bowl is held in Yaksayeorae-bul’s left hand, while the right hand appears to be striking the gesture of fearlessness mudra (ritualized hand gesture).

The final side of the Stone Buddhas in Four Directions at Gulbulsa Temple Site, Gyeongju is the southern side, which was once home to a triad. In the centre of this triad is Seokgamoni-bul (The Historical Buddha). The central image of Seokgamoni-bul stands 1.6 metres in height. However, Seokgamoni-bul’s head is missing. The Bodhisattva to the left is completely missing and the Bodhisattva to the right is the only relief in the triad that’s still intact. This extensive damage took place during Japanese Colonization (1910-1945). Both the face of Seokgamoni-bul and the Bodhisattva to the left were taken by the Japanese.

How To Get There

The easiest way to get to Gulbulsa-ji Temple Site is to take a taxi from the Gyeongju Intercity Bus Terminal. It’ll take thirteen minutes, and it’ll cost you around 5,000 won. The cheaper way to get there is to take Bus #70 from out in front of the Gyeongju Intercity Bus Terminal. However, the bus ride will take you about forty minutes to get to Gulbulsa-ji Temple Site.

Overall Rating: 7.5/10

It’s usually pretty hard to rate a temple site like the neighbouring Hwangnyongsa-ji Temple Site. However, unlike Hwangnyongsa-ji Temple Site, Gulbulsa-ji Temple Site still has something occupying the former religious site. And the Stone Buddhas in Four Directions at Gulbulsa Temple Site, Gyeongju certainly is impressive. The diversity of artistic approaches are beautiful, including the statues of Amita-bul (The Buddha of the Western Paradise) triad, the high reliefs of Yaksayeorae-bul (The Buddha of the Eastern Paradise), Mireuk-bul (The Future Buddha), and Seokgamoni-bul (The Historical Buddha), as well as the light relief of Gwanseeum-bosal on the north side of the historic stone. The only other time I’ve seen artwork like this is at Chilbulam Hermitage on Mt. Namsan also in Gyeongju.

The amazing Stone Buddhas in Four Directions at Gulbulsa Temple Site, Gyeongju, as you first approach it. The west side of the statue. Here you’ll find an image of Amita-bul (The Buddha of the Western Paradise) in the centre. To the right is a separate statue of Gwanseeum-bosal (The Bodhisattva of Compassion), and to the left is the battered image of Daesaeji-bosal (The Bodhisattva of Wisdom and Power for Amita-bul). The north side of the large stone. Here you’ll find a high relief of Mireuk-bul (The Future Buddha). Still on the north side of the large stone, and next to the high relief image of Mireuk-bul, is the faint image of Gwanseeum-bosal with eleven heads and six arms. A different look at the Silla-era artwork. The high relief image of Yaksayeorae-bul (The Buddha of the Eastern Paradise, and the Buddha of Medicine) on the east side of the Stone Buddhas in Four Directions at Gulbulsa Temple Site, Gyeongju. The southern side of the historic Buddhist artwork. A closer look. In the centre is the image of Seokgamoni-bul (The Historical Buddha) with its head missing. To the right is a somewhat damaged Bodhisattva. And to the left is the completely missing high relief image of another Bodhisattva. One more look at the amazing 8th-century stone artifact.
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Grading your Korean #1 – How to sound more native | Billy Go

Thu, 2021-04-01 15:47

Starting today we'll be getting a new series of "Grading Korean," but this time I'll be grading YOUR Korean - my subscribers.

The first subscriber I'll be grading in this first episode is Maria from Sweden.

I'll grade what she does well, how she can improve, and everything between. I'd like to keep this series going for a while, so please let me know if you have suggestions for who to grade next.

The post Grading your Korean #1 – How to sound more native | Billy Go appeared first on Learn Korean with GO! Billy Korean.

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English or Slovak, Czech native who speaks Korean

Thu, 2021-04-01 10:00
Classified Ad Type: Location: Neighborhood: Busan, SeoulContact person by email

Looking for European native who can communicate in Korean. In Busan or Seoul.

Please, get in touch.

Thank you

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2 Tommy Hilfiger Jackets

Thu, 2021-04-01 07:29
Classified Ad Type: Location: Neighborhood: Centum CityContact person by email

2 Tommy Hilfiger Jackets
Excellent condition
Non-smoker
$40 for both, $25 each

Contact through email

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Korean classes in April!

Thu, 2021-04-01 04:49
Classified Ad Type: Location: Neighborhood: pnu PNU haeundae Haeundae seomyon pusan busanContact person by email KLIFF Korean classes

Busan's Korean Language Institute For Foreigners (KLIFF) is offering classes for everyone. Make a change by learning Korean this season. The teachers at KLIFF can help! Think it takes a year to speak Korean well? Think again! In just a month we can get you speaking with the locals! KLIFF is located in two convenient locations: PNU and Haeundae. We have as many as 9 levels of Korean ability for you to choose from. We also offer special lectures targeted toward the Korean proficiency test. We're open from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday through Saturday, and available Sunday, too! Questions or need directions? Feel free to call us any time at 010-9108-6594, or email to [email protected]. or [email protected] You can also check us out at www.kliff.co.kr

Busan's Korean Language Institute For Foreigners (KLIFF) is offering classes for everyone.  Make a change by learning Korean this season.  The teachers at KLIFF can help!

Think it takes a year to speak Korean well?  Think again!  In just a  month we can get you speaking with the locals! 

KLIFF is located in two convenient locations: PNU and Haeundae. 

We have as many as 9 levels of Korean ability for you to choose from.  We also offer special lectures targeted toward the Korean proficiency test.

We're open from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday through Saturday, and available Sunday, too!

Questions or need directions?  Feel free to call us any time at 010-9108-6594, or email to [email protected].  You can also check us out at www.kliff.co.kr
See the map below to our PNU location, call or see our website for Haeundae classes.

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Busan's Korean Language Institute For Foreigners (KLIFF) is offering classes for everyone.  Make a change by learning Korean this season.  The teachers at KLIFF can help!

Think it takes a year to speak Korean well?  Think again!  In just a  month we can get you speaking with the locals! 

KLIFF is located in two convenient locations: PNU and Haeundae. 

We have as many as 9 levels of Korean ability for you to choose from.  We also offer special lectures targeted toward the Korean proficiency test.

We're open from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday through Saturday, and available Sunday, too!

Questions or need directions?  Feel free to call us any time at 010-9108-6594, or email to [email protected].  You can also check us out at www.kliff.co.kr
See the map below to our PNU location, call or see our website for Haeundae classes.

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Iphone xr 128gb red for sale

Wed, 2021-03-31 15:56
Classified Ad Type: Location: Contact person by email

I phone xr red color 128gb

including earphone and charger

box

finished contract, any company you can join

no scratch, good condition

price : 350000 won

only message 01097616359 ( busy working )

 

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galaxy wide gold and black color for sale

Wed, 2021-03-31 12:33
Classified Ad Type: Location: Neighborhood: Contact person by email

I am selling galaxy wide gold  and black color

it is good condition

can join any telecom company (skt, kt, lg u+)

offering price: 90000 won ( both )

lte version

message only (01097616359)

 

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galaxy A9 128gb

Wed, 2021-03-31 05:38
Classified Ad Type: Location: Contact person by email

galaxy A9 128gb (2019.4 buy)

no scratch 

reasonable price 160000 won

can join skt, kt, lg u+ ~ any company you can join

busan nampo only 

01097616359 ( only message ) 

 

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Ulju Mountain Film Festival Online

Tue, 2021-03-30 12:51
Date: Repeats every day until Sun Apr 11 2021. Friday, April 2, 2021 - 14:00Saturday, April 3, 2021 - 14:00Sunday, April 4, 2021 - 14:00Monday, April 5, 2021 - 14:00Tuesday, April 6, 2021 - 14:00Wednesday, April 7, 2021 - 14:00Thursday, April 8, 2021 - 14:00Friday, April 9, 2021 - 14:00Saturday, April 10, 2021 - 14:00Sunday, April 11, 2021 - 14:00Location: Event Type: 

From: https://www.umff.kr/eng 

We hope to tell the story of life and nature of man using mountain films.

As the only mountain film festival in Korea, the Ulju Mountain Film Festival aims to collect and introduce today’s important mountain films from around the world, as a platform to investigate the trends and flow of current mountain culture.

Another goal is to portray people as we live along with nature. There will be trials and conquests, cravings and adventures, challenges and failures - and also successes, conflict and coexistence. Amid it all, we will think about the never ending, nay, soaring life.

We aim to become a cooperative film festival.

We hope the mountaineer, the cineaste, and the audience all participate to create together one film festival. Encourage one another, and learn from each other. Let’s climb the mountain together, and become a film festival that produces and shares films.

UMFF On Air - an online theater delivered to your PC and mobile devices during festival period.

* The UMFF On Air films can be streamed 24/7 on your PC, mobile devices, and smart TVs.
* For watching UMFF On Air films, you need to verify your mobile phone on the festival website. Please note the verification requires every time you visit the website.
* E-mail verification is available for audience who does not have Korean phone number.

Screening Information Here

 

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Private English language (IELTS centered) teaching

Tue, 2021-03-30 11:55
Classified Ad Type: Location: Contact person by email

We are pleased to offer private English language teaching, and complete guidance to IELTS exam(if needed)

  • Adjustible timetable 
  • Additional online assistance(free)
  • Highly individual approach to the student

Price is negotiable, depends on the student's level of English :)

Contact number: 010 8096 7447

Email: [email protected] 

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Gaming Chair

Tue, 2021-03-30 09:32
Classified Ad Type: Neighborhood: Suyeong-GuContact person by email

APIX Gaming Chair (small scratch on side of fabric and small piece of foam from back of arm rest missing)

75 USD or 80,000 KRW

Compare online.  Worth over 175 USD

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50" TV

Tue, 2021-03-30 09:27
Classified Ad Type: Location: Neighborhood: Suyeong-Gu, GwanganContact person by email

50 inch Seiko TV

100 USD  or 115,000 KRW

FIRM

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Where can I get a MacBook repaired in Busan?

Tue, 2021-03-30 06:41

My MacBook won't turn on and I need someone to take a look at it. I heard the Apple store in Shinsegae doesn't do repairs.. If anyone could recommend a place, I would really appreciate it!

Thanks in advance!

(The place where I live is Haeundae, located in Busan.)

N.T.B

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Gameunsa-ji Temple Site – 감은사지 (Gyeongju)

Tue, 2021-03-30 00:15
The East Pagoda at Gameunsa-ji Temple Site in Eastern Gyeongju.

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Temple Site History

The history of Gameunsa-ji Temple Site is inextricably linked to King Munmu of Silla (r. 661-681 A.D.). King Munmu of Silla is considered to be the first king of Unified Silla (668-935 A.D.). And it’s this link to history, and the defence of the kingdom that he unified, that the course of Gameunsa-ji Temple Site and King Munmu are forever connected.

King Munmu of Silla (626-681 A.D.) was the oldest son of King Taejong Muyeol of Silla (r. 654-661 A.D.). During his father’s reign, Prince Beopmin (as he was known before he ascended the throne) held a governmental office that oversaw maritime affairs. He was also an envoy to the Tang Dynasty, and Prince Beopmin visited China on the behest of his father. Prince Beopmin became the Crown Prince after serving as the minister of defence during part of his father’s reign. As the minister of defence, Prince Beopmin contributed to the defeat of the Silla peninsula rivals, the Baekje Kingdom (18 B.C. – 660 A.D.).

After ascending the throne and becoming king, King Munmu worked hard to reconcile any and all differences with their former rivals. And as king, King Munmu formed an alliance with the Tang Dynasty of China through the relationships he had formed as an envoy to defeat the Goguryeo Kingdom (37 B.C. – 668 A.D.).

After the Goguryeo Kingdom was defeated, and the peninsula had been unified under Silla rule, the Tang Dynasty moved quickly to occupy the former territory of both the Baekje and Goguryeo Kingdoms. They did this by launching an expeditionary force to the Korean peninsula. As a result, King Munmu worked hard to unify and embrace the people of the Baekje and Goguryeo Kingdoms. So with the support of these former rivals, the Silla Dynasty was able to unify as the Unified Silla Dynasty and expel the Tang Dynasty forces.

King Munmu, after the unification of the peninsula, worked hard to stabilize his newly founded kingdom. He created lesser capitals in Pungwon in Wonju, Gangwon-do and another in Kumgwan in Gimhae, Gyeongsangnam-do. He did this in an attempt to overcome the limitations of having the capital city of Unified Silla, Gyeongju, in the southeast portion of the peninsula. King Munmu also attempted to heighten royal authority by sending inspectors to each region of the Korean peninsula. He also raised the ranks of junior officials.

It’s in the midst of all that this Gameunsa Temple (now Gameunsa-ji Temple Site) was created. Gameunsa Temple was built to defend Unified Silla from the invasion of Japanese pirates. By building Gameunsa Temple, King Munmu was attempting to secure the divine support of the Buddha to resist Japanese aggression. But before the temple could be completed, King Munmu died. As a result, his son, King Sinmun (r. 681-692) completed the construction of Gameunsa Temple in 682 A.D., one year after the passing of his father.

Gameunsa Temple was one of seven Administrative Organizations of the Royal Memorial Monasteries that were in charge of religious rites for the royal families. King Munmu asked to be buried in the East Sea so that he could become a dragon to protect the newly formed nation. King Munmu was cremated and his remains were buried under a rock under an islet called Daewangam, or “The Rock of the Great King” in English. The wide flat rock that houses the remains of King Munmu is 3.7 metres long and 2.06 metres in width. Alongside other Gyeongju temples like Hwangnyongsa Temple and Sacheonwangsa Temple (both of which no longer exist), Gameunsa Temple was built to protect the Unified Silla nation.

Gameunsa Temple remained as an operational and fully functioning temple until the late Goryeo Dynasty (918-1392). But it fell into despair and abandoned during the Joseon Dynasty (1392-1910). In 1959, the first extensive excavation took place on the Gameunsa-ji Temple Site. It was at this time that the Golden Hall (main hall), a lecture hall, a middle gate, and corridors were discovered. It was also at this time that extensive repairs took place to fix the West Three-Story Stone Pagoda. The base of the historic pagoda had severely been damaged. Then in 1996, the National Research Institute of Cultural Heritage repaired the East Three-Story Stone Pagoda. Together, these two pagodas are National Treasure #112.

In total, there’s the aforementioned national treasure on the temple site, as well as two Korean Treasures, and the temple site is recognized as Historic Site #31 by the Korean government.

Temple Site Layout

When you first approach Gameunsa-ji Temple Site, the first thing you’ll notice is that it’s situated on an elevated plateau, as though it acts as a sentry for the valley. Up a long set of wooden stairs, you’ll finally come face-to-face with the historic temple site.

Obviously, the two most noticeable things you’ll first see are the East and West Three-story Stone Pagodas at Gameunsa Temple Site, Gyeongju. These pagodas date back to 682 A.D., and they are National Treasure #112. These twin pagodas are a departure from the traditional solitary pagoda that stood out in front of the main hall like at Hwangnyongsa-ji Temple Site. This transition is best epitomized in the design of Bulguksa Temple, which was built in its current form in 751 A.D. The pagodas are identical in size at thirteen metres in height. Unlike other pagodas at this time that were made of one solid slab of stone, the twin pagodas at Gameunsa-ji Temple Site are put together using eighty-two stones. Of the three expansive body sections to the pagodas, which were made from one single stone, it’s the third story of the pagoda that houses a compartment to house the sari reliquaries. The Reliquaries from the West Three-story Stone Pagoda at Gameunsa Temple Site is Korean Treasure #366; while the Reliquaries from the East Three-story Stone Pagoda at Gameunsa Temple Site is Korean Treasure #1359. The stones used for adorning the finial of both pagodas are now missing. All that now remains is the finial pole which is now exposed to the elements. The finial pole alone is a staggering 3.9 metres in height. Stylistically, while the body of the pagoda reflects a wooden pagoda’s design, the terraced roof is more emblematic of the brick pagoda style. And the overall size of the pagoda is symbolic of the temple’s original intent: that of a national protecting temple.

A little more on the sari reliquaries. First, they can now be found at the Gyeongju National Museum. Of the two, it was first the West Pagoda, alongside the Golden Hall (main hall), a lecture hall, middle gate, and corridors that underwent an extensive excavation in 1959. The Reliquaries from the West Three-story Stone Pagoda at Gameunsa Temple Site was first discovered in 1960. It consists of two parts. There’s a bronze rectangular box with a sari reliquary inside it. The bronze rectangular box is adorned with the Four Heavenly Kings, and it measures thirty-one centimetres tall. The Four Heavenly Kings seem to be protecting four decorative doors to the walls of the bronze box. As for the sari reliquary, it consists of three parts: the square base, the body that holds the sari, and the finial made from crystal. The base and the body of the sari reliquary are relatively well preserved; however, the upper part of the body is severely eroded and nearly unrecognizable. The Reliquaries from the West Three-story Stone Pagoda at Gameunsa Temple Site is Korean Treasure #366.

As for the Reliquaries from the East Three-story Stone Pagoda at Gameunsa Temple Site, it’s Korean Treasure #1359. The reason for this higer number is that the East Pagoda wasn’t dismantled and repaired until 1996. Much like the West Pagoda at Gameunsa-ji Temple Site, the sari reliquary is divided into two parts: the bronze box and the inner sari reliquary. Much better preserved than the West Pagoda’s bronze box, the protective casing is also adorned with the Four Heavenly Kings, as well as cloud patterns. As for the inner sari reliquary, it’s far more ornate than its West Pagoda counterpart. The inner sari reliquary also consists of a base, a body, and a canopy. The image of four lions are placed on each of the four corners of the platform. And each side of the platform is adorned with lotus petals. As for the sari reliquary, it’s shaped as a lotus bud, and it’s placed under a beautifully ornate bronze canopy.

As for the rest of the temple site, you’ll notice the elevated foundation for the Jungmun Gate, or “Middle Gate” in English, out in front of the twin pagodas. Behind the twin pagodas, you’ll see the elevated foundation stones and stone floor that are all that now remains of the Golden Hall (main Hall) at Gameunsa-ji Temple Site. Rather interestingly, the stone slats of the floor are elevated over top of stone pedestals. The reason this was done was so King Munmu, as a dragon, could return to visit the temple underneath the main hall at Gameunsa Temple. In fact, King Sinmun of Silla ordered that a hole be made to the east under the stone entry of the Golden Hall so that a dragon could come and go from the main hall. Also, a connecting tunnel to the East Sea has been discovered connecting the former temple to the underwater Tomb of King Munmu of Silla.

To the rear of the Golden Hall is the temple’s former lecture hall. The dimensions and size of the temple are better understood by the elevated corridors of the former temple site. And the entire temple grounds are backed by beautiful bamboo forest. Finally, there’s a cluster of stone artifacts to the right of the main temple site grounds.

How To Get There

From the Gyeongju Train Station, there’s a bus stop at the neighbouring post office. You’ll need to take either Bus #150 or Bus #150-1 to get to the Gameunsa-ji Temple Site stop. The bus ride from the Gyeongju Train Station to Gameunsa-ji Temple Site will last thirty-eight stops, or one hour and twenty minutes.

Overall Rating: 7/10.

A temple site is always difficult to rate like Hwangnyongsa Temple Site and Gulbulsa-ji Temple Site. Like Gameunsa-ji Temple Site, they can be found in Gyeongju. Gameunsaji- Temple Site is more similar to Gulbulsa-ji Temple Site in that it has something for visitors to see. Not only does Gameunsa-ji Temple Site have parts of the main hall intact in the form of the foundation and stone floors, but it has the massive twin pagodas that are national treasures, as well. And if you visit the Gyeongju National Museum, you’ll find the amazing contents of these pagodas. Both sari reliquaries are Korean Treasures, and are definitely worth a separate trip to the neighbouring national museum in their own right. And the entire temple site is a Historic Site.

The elevated temple site grounds for Gameunsa-ji Temple Site. A look up towards the elevated grounds. The amazing twin pagodas at Gameunsa-ji Temple Site. They are National Treasure #112 with the East Pagoda to the right and the West Pagoda to the left. The view that the pagodas have enjoyed for centuries. The bronze box that houses the sari reliquary to the East Pagoda. (Picture Courtesy of the Korean Cultural Heritage Administration) The ornate sari reliquary inside the bronze box. Together, they are Korean Treasure #366. (Picture Courtesy of the Korean Cultural Heritage Administration) The bronze protective box inside the West Pagoda. (Picture Courtesy of the Korean Cultural Heritage Administration) The decorative sari reliquary inside the bronze protective box. Together, they are Korean Treasure #1359. (Picture Courtesy of the Korean Cultural Heritage Administration) The stone floor to the Golden Hall that can still be found at Gameunsa-ji Temple Site. Notice the stone floor’s elevated position on top of the pedestal stones. A better look at the stone floor of the Golden Hall at Gameunsa-ji Temple Site.

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This Korean language resource knows EVERYTHING (국립국어원) | Korean FAQ

Mon, 2021-03-29 17:23

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