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Mon, 2022-06-06 05:03
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Mon, 2022-06-06 04:55
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3 Roman Meal unopened, 1 opened. 2 cans of corn, 1 can of pineapple, 12 packs Hershey's mint hot choco. 10,000

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Part Time Elementary Afterschool Position wanted

Mon, 2022-06-06 03:00
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Part Time work wanted for the Public Elementary Schools for Afterschool program in Busan and Yangsan.  For more information please send a message.  Thank you.

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Chai-Infused Coffee Recipe

Fri, 2022-06-03 22:00

Y’all ever have a week that feels like it might be a test from the universe, and if so, that you’re probably not passing it? I’m not talking about anything major, but just one of those weeks that’s like death by a million paper cuts. 

That’s alright, though. We all have them. We all get through them. And let me tell you… when a big part of your job is customer service? Well. Enough said. 

It’s not my ‘weekend’ yet… that starts on Monday for me. But I know it’s the weekend for most of you all, so I thought I’d post this little pick-me-up of a simple recipe in case you’ve had a week like I have and need something good, but not too complicated, to brighten up your weekend. For the shop this weekend, I’m making these chai-tea inspired, creme-brûlée inspired mini pies, a bit of an adaptation from a recipe I dug out of a cookbook I have. To make it, I needed to infuse some heavy cream with a bunch of spices to give it chai vibes, and while I was test-tasting, I realized it would make a killer coffee creamer. And it took about five minutes of actual work. 

I realize there’s already a chai-flavored hot beverage option that’s been around for a while, but I’m a coffee drinker, and tea is for when I’m already having a good day and feeling uppity, alright? When it’s been a week, we don’t hold back. We break out the coffee. Am I wrong? 

As a side note, I also fully intend to try this as a replacement for whipped cream and fully encourage y’all to whip some up to top off your coffees if you’re feeling fancy. I know I’m going to. 

We can’t always control how our days go, but we can damn well set aside 15 minutes for a nice cup of coffee.

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Master Politeness Levels with Billy Go | #9: Honorifics and ‘You’

Fri, 2022-06-03 12:16

The largest topic in this course is how to say "you" when speaking politely or when using honorific speech. There are dozens and dozens of options depending on who you're trying to talk to. In this lesson I'll cover some of the most common and most useful ways to say "you" while remaining polite.

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Family Jam Night at OL'55

Fri, 2022-06-03 10:43
Date: Friday, June 3, 2022 - 21:30Location: Event Type: 


Family Jam Night at OL’55!!

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June Acoustic Showcase @ OL'55

Fri, 2022-06-03 10:39
Date: Saturday, June 4, 2022 - 20:00Location: Event Type: 

From: https://www.facebook.com/events/1407078026381542

Saturday June 4th we are holding the first OL'55 Acoustic Showcase with live performances from our friends 이그린, 유에성, and long time 55er- Mike Laveck. Come support some great singer songwriters!



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Liquid Arts: Words Only+44 @ Busan's Dengue Fever

Fri, 2022-06-03 10:36
Date: Saturday, June 4, 2022 - 19:00Location: Event Type: 

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Hello Folks

Liquid Arts will return again on June 4th at Dengue Fever in the Kyungsung University area for a very special event: Liquid Arts: Words Only+44 featuring Poet Emily Jungmin Yoon, author of the highly acclaimed collection A Cruelty Special to Our Species published by Ecco Press in 2018.

Supporting Features:

Jenna Raef-Words
Hannah Esther Janko-Barrios-Song
Raha Arian-Song
Kenneth May-Poetry

Featured Poet

Emily Jungmin Yoon

Co-Hosted by:

Farnaz Pirasteh


We are happy to be back again after such a long break. All Covid-precautions will be in place.

The event begins at 7:00pm. This is a one hour event.

To get the most fun out of a Liquid Arts event, it’s always best to arrive early (seats fill up fast) and stay late (to connect with all the great artists in our community). 



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Looking for housemate in Jeju Island (female)

Fri, 2022-06-03 05:28
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Hello , I'm Korean girl living in Jeju. 

I'm looking for 20s-30s woman for housemate. 

The location is right infront of World Cup Stadium in Seogwipo.

It's 15mins from Jungmun Gate of Seogwipo by car.

You will use your own room(1bed), and share kitchen and living room

You need to stay at least 2 months. The fee is negociable (pre month 600 thousand won)

Hit me up if you're interested. +82 010-3150-3189

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Korean time expressions – How to say the correct date and hour

Fri, 2022-06-03 04:33

In this article, we will be learning about Korean time expressions. Whether we realize it right away or not, time expressions are a huge part of our daily life. Thus, whether it’s with a new language or not, it is crucial that we learn the different expressions with which we can express time.

Learning these expressions also makes it easier to talk about when something will happen. These can be for anything like meeting with a person for breakfast, going to eat out in the afternoon, or when should you wait for the bus in the morning.

By the time we reach the end of this article, you should be able to use multiple different time expressions through words and phrases. These will be helpful when talking with your friends in Korea and with other Korean people. Knowing this makes a whole lot of difference in your daily life. Let’s read on!

How do you ask “what time is it” in Korean?

One of the simplest time expression-related phrases you’ll want to know is how you can ask what time it is in Korean:

지금 몇 시예요? (jigeum myeot siyeyo?)

What time is it (now)?

In fact, we have already covered this in our lessons about telling time in Korean, which we have linked below. It may be a good moment to check out that article once again to refresh your memory on how to tell the time in Korean. You’ll also know how to answer time-related questions such as this and vocabulary on time such as “ten o’clock,” “seven o’clock,” and more.

If you have yet to learn Korean in terms of telling time in Korean, we highly recommend that you learn that article’s contents first before coming back here to continue with today’s lesson!

Time Expressions in Hours

Time to get to the meat of this lesson and start going through different time-related expressions used in Korea. Firstly we will go over expressions dedicated to hours.

With the examples below, you can indicate a specific time when something happened in the past. Make sure to practice to surely get the hang of it!

“1 hour ago” in Korean

To express “1 hour ago” in Korean, you’ll need the Native Korean number system to express the number 1. You’ll also use the terms 시간 (sigan) for “hour” and 전 (jeon) for “ago.”

The expression for “1 hour ago” in the Korean language is:

1 시간 전 (han sigan jeon)

Sample sentence:

그 버스는 한 시간 전에 떠났어요. (geu beoseuneun han sigan jeone tteonasseoyo.)

The bus left an hour ago.

“2 hours ago” in Korean

Similar to “1 hour ago,” the time expression “2 hours ago” uses the native Korean number system and the Korean words 시간 (sigan) and 전 (jeon).

시간 (sigan) means “hour,” and 전 (jeon) means “ago.”

The expression for “2 hours ago” in Korean is:

2 시간 전 (du sigan jeon)

Sample sentence:

2 시간 전에 저는 헬스장에 갔어요. (du sigan jeone helseujange gasseoyo.)

I went to the gym 2 hours ago.

Expressing the same thought using different hours from the examples given above is simple. You just need to replace them with other numbers such as by 3 or by 10 and retain “간 전 (sigan jeon).”

“Every hour” in Korean

There are a number of ways to say “every hour” in Korean.

This can be expressed using the terms 매 (mae) and 마다 (mada). Both terms mean “every.”

One way to express “every hour” in Korean is:

매시 (maesi)

You can also write and say it as follows:

매시간 (maesigan)

Alternatively, you may also like to express it this way:

1 시간마다 (han siganmada)

“Every hour or two” in Korean

With the help of the previous phrase, 1 시간마다 (han siganmada), which means “every hour” in Korean, we already have an idea of how to say “every hour or two.” The expression that you can use is:

한두 시간마다 (handu siganmada)

한 means “one,” and 두 means “two” in the Native Korean number system.

Alternatively, you may also want to know how to say “in an hour or two.” In that case, you’ll say this:

한두시간에 (handusigane)

Time Expressions in Minutes

For this section, we will be learning about time expressions in minutes. Keep in mind that minutes use the Sino-Korean number system.

“5 minutes ago” in Korean

With this expression, you can say how many minutes have passed since something has happened. You’ll first write the number, followed by the term for “minutes” in Korean, which is 분 (bun), and 전 (jeon) which translates to “ago.”

Let’s start with “5 minutes ago.” You can express this phrase as:

5 분 전 (obun jeon)

“40 minutes ago” in Korean

Using the same terms 분 (bun) and 전 (jeon), the time expression for “40 minutes ago” in the Korean language is:

40분 전 (sasipbun jeon)

Just as with hours, the format remains the same. You just need to change the numbers. You may notice and remember that hours and minutes use different number systems.

Do you need a refreshment on the two numeral systems in Korean? Read our article on Korean numbers that we linked below, and you’ll remember all the numbers by heart in no time!

“Every 15 minutes” in Korean

Next up is the expression for “every 15 minutes” in the Korean language. By now, you have already encountered the vocabulary used for this phrase from the examples above. These are 마다 (mada) which means “every,” and 분 (bun), which means “minutes,”

Here, we will use the number 15, which translates to 십오 (sibo) in Korean. “Every 15 minutes” would then be written like this:

15분마다 (sibobunmada)

If you want to say “once every 15 minutes” specifically, you’ll say this:

15분에 한 번씩 (sibobune han beonssik)

And here is how you say something along the lines of “every 15 to 20 minutes”:

15분에서 20분 (sibobuneso isipbun)

And, as usual, you can switch the number 15 to any number, and the structure will stay the same.

Time expressions on Days

Now that we have a better understanding of some time expressions for hours and minutes let’s move on to some handy time expressions on days.

“One Day Ago” in Korean

The expression for “one day ago” can be expressed using the terms 하루 (haru) and 전 (jeon). The term 하루 (haru) means “one day” while 전 (jeon) means “ago.”

You can express “one day ago” in Korean as:

하루 전에 (haru jeone)

This Korean expression can also be used to say “a day before.”

Sample sentence:

하루 전에 계획이 변동되었어요. (haru jeone gyehoegi byeondongdoeeosseoyo)

The plan changed a day ago.

“Two Days Ago” in Korean

The expression for “two days ago” in Korean is:

이틀 전에 (iteul jeone)

This expression also uses the term 전 (jeon), and 이틀 means “two days” or “a couple of days.”

“Three Days Ago” in Korean

Lastly, let’s have the expression “three days ago” in Korean. This expression doesn’t use the term 전 (jeon). It doesn’t follow the two previous expressions.

Instead, the expression for “three days ago” in Korean is as follows:

그끄저께 (geukkeujeokke)

This expression means “three days ago” or “two days before yesterday.”

Sadly, as you may notice, there is no one clear pattern to follow with these. You simply have to memorize them by heart. Thankfully, when it comes to numbers surpassing these ones, like four days ago, five days ago, and so on, the clear pattern emerges, and you can use it for the other “days ago” expressions. For example, six days ago is expressed like this:

6일 전에 (yugil jeone)

“A Few Days Ago” in Korean

There are two main ways in which you can express “a few days ago” in the Korean language.

The first way to say it is:

수일 전에 (suil jeone)

The term 수일 (suil) means “a few days” or “several days.”

Sample sentence:

그는 수일 전에 서울로 올라왔어요. (geuneun suil jeone seoullo ollawasseoyo)

He came to Seoul a few days ago.

The second way to say “a few days ago” is:

며칠 전에 (myeochil jeone)

The term 며칠 (myeochil) means the same as 수일 (suil), which is “a few days” or “several days. However, 며칠 (myeochil) can also mean “how many days.”

Sample sentence:

그녀는 며칠 전에 한 말을 부인했어요. (geunyeoneun myeochil jeone han mareul buinhaesseoyo)

She denied what she said a few days ago.

“Every Other Day” in Korean

You can say “every other day” in Korean is as:

하루 걸러 (haru geolleo)

“Everyday” in Korean

There are different expressions that you can use to say “everyday” in Korean, aka “daily.” Here’s the first one:

매일 (maeil)

Another way of saying “everyday” is through this adjective:

일상적 (ilsangjeok)

Sometimes, even this word can be used:

일상 (ilsang)

However, please note that the above term means “everyday life” more accurately than simply “everyday.”

“Today” in Korean

The expression for “today” in the Korean language is as follows:

오늘 (oneul)

Sample sentence:

오늘 날씨는 흐리다. (oneul nalssineun heurida)

The weather is cloudy today.

We also have a separate article that focuses on how to say “today” in Korean. Also, for more similar expressions of time, you may also want to take a look at our article on Korean adverbs, specifically its section for time-related adverbs.

Time expressions on Weeks

Next, let’s take a look at some time expressions that you can use to describe weeks in Korean. The term for “week” in Korean is 주 (ju) which you will find in the expressions below.

“Every Week” in Korean

The Korean word to use if you want to say “every week” is.

매주 (maeju)

Sample sentence:

이 잡지는 매주 발행되었어요. ( i japjineun maeju balhaengdoeeosseoyo.)

This magazine is published every week.

“Every other week” in Korean

The expression for “every other week” in the Korean language is as follows:

격주로 (gyeokjuro)

If you’d like to specifically say “once every two weeks,” you may also use this below expression:

두 주에 한 번씩 (du jue han beonssik)

“Last week” in Korean

If you’d like to refer to something that happened last week, the expression you can use is:

지난주 (jinanju)

This expression is made up of two words, which are 지난 (jinan) and 주 (ju). 지난 (jinan) means “last” while 주 (ju) means “week.”

Sample sentence:

지난주에 친구랑 만났어요. (jinanjue chingurang mannasseoyo.)

I met a friend last week.

“This week” in Korean

The expression for “this week” in the Korean language is as follows:

이번 주 (ibeon ju)

In this expression, it consists of the words 이번 (ibeon) which literally translates as “this time” and 주 (ju) which means “week.”

Sample sentence:

이번 주는 스케줄이 꽉 찼어요. (ibeon juneun seukejuri kkwak chasseoyo.)

My schedule is full this week.

“Next week” in Korean

The expression for “next week” in Korean is as follows:

다음주 (daeumju)

The expression 다음주 (daeumju) is made up of the words 다음 (daeum), which means “next,” and 주 (ju), which means “week.”

Sample sentence:

저는 다음 주에 휴가를 갈 거예요. (jeoneun daeum jue hyugareul gal geoyeyo.)

I’m going on vacation next week.

Time Expression in Months

Now that you’ve learned and memorized the above time expressions, it’s time to take a look at time expressions specifically related to months. There are two terms that translate to “month” in Korean. These are 월 (wol) and 달 (dal).

“Every Month” in Korean

There are a few different expressions for this below, using both terms for “month.”

Perhaps the most common expression for “every month” in the Korean language is this:

매달 (maedal)

This expression is from the terms 매 (mae), meaning “every,” and 달(dal) which is “month.”

However, you may also use the ones below. You’ll notice that the term 월 (wol) is also used.

달마다 (dalmada)

매월 (maewol)

“Monthly” in Korean

Another term that you can use to express every month or monthly, especially when speaking of reports and schedules, is this:

월차 (wolcha)

Finally, another great expression to use for “monthly” is this. It is especially used when speaking of financial matters, such as monthly allowances or bills.

다달이 (dadari)

“Every Other Month” in Korean

There are two ways in which you can express “every other month” or “bimonthly” in the Korean language. They are as follows:

격월 (gyeogwol)

두 달에 한 번 (du dare han beon)

The latter one more specifically translates as “once every two months” if you want to express yourself perfectly nuanced.

“Last Month” in Korean

The expression for “last month” in Korean is as follows.

It is formed with the terms “지난 (jinan) which means last, and 달 (month).

지난달 (jinandal)

“This Month” in Korean

Similar to the sequence above, the expression for “this month” in Korean is:

이번달 (ibeondal)

This time, we used the term 이번 (ibeon) which means “this.”

“Next Month” in Korean

Lastly, here’s how to express “next month” in the Korean language:

다음달 (daeumdal)

As you can notice, when you memorize these three terms, memorizing how to express weeks and months suddenly become a lot easier:

지난 (jinan) – last

이번 (ibeon) – this

다음 (daeum) – next

Other Time Expressions

Finally, how about we go over some other time expressions that may prove useful to you?

“These Days” in Korean

There are several ways with which you can express “nowadays” or “these days” in Korean.

You can use the word 요즘 (yojeum) to say “nowadays” or “these days.”

Sample sentence:

요즘 날씨가 더워요. (yojeum nalssiga deowoyo.)

It’s hot these days.

Another way to express this is with 오늘날에 (oneulnare).

Sample sentence:

오늘날에 스마트폰은 필수예요. (oneullare seumateuponeun pilsuyeyo.)

Smartphones are a necessity today.

The third way to say this expression is 이즈음에 (ijeueume).

Sample sentence:

부산에서 이즈음에 도서관은 만들어지고 있어요. (busaneseo ijeueume doseogwaneun mandeureojigo isseoyo.)

A library is being built in Busan around this time.

“Recently” in Korean

There are two words you can use to express “recently” or “lately” in Korean.

They are 근간에 (geungane) and 최근에 (choegeune).

Sample sentences:

근간에 잘 지내고 있는지 궁금해요. (geungane jal jinaego inneunji gunggeumhaeyo.)

I wonder if you’re doing well these days.

최근에 엄청 추웠어요. (choegeune eomcheong chuwosseoyo.)

It’s really cold these days.

“Right Now” in Korean

There are two words with which you can express “right now” in Korean.

You can use the words 지금 (jigeum) and 이제 (ije) to say “now” or “right now” in Korean.

지금 (jigeum) is used to say “now” when you’re referring to an action or something that’s currently taking place. You can use it for talking about a moment in time right now.

Sample sentences:

저는 지금 무척 피곤해요. (jeoneun jigeum mucheok pigonhaeyo.)

I’m very tired now.

저는 지금 영화를 보고 있어요. (jeoneun jigeum yeonghwareul bogo isseoyo.)

I’m watching a movie now.

이제 (ije), on the other hand, is used when you want to show the contrast between the past and the present. You can also use this for talking about something that’s happening now and continuing into the future.

Sample sentences:

저는 이제 졸업했으니까 취직하겠습니다. (jeoneun ije joreopaesseunikka chwijikagetseumnida.)

Now that I’ve graduated, I’m going to look for a job.

이제 어두워졌어요. (ije eoduwojyeosseoyo.)

It’s dark now.

“Soon” in Korean

There are a couple of ways with which you can express “soon” or “shortly” in Korean.

They can be expressed with the words 금방 (geumbang), 금세 (geumse), and 곧 (got).

The term 곧 (got) can also be used to say “at once,” or “right away.”

“Later” in Korean

This is the word with which you can express “later” in the Korean language:

나중에 (najunge)

If you want to say later, as in after doing something else you’re specifically mentioning, you may also use this expression:

후에 (hue)


Didn’t time just fly by while we were learning all of this? Hopefully, you found this lesson useful! Don’t be afraid to make mistakes, and feel free to use this article for practice in writing and pronunciation.

To help you further with mastering these expressions, we have several more articles that can help you out. Here are some of them:

In fact, how about showing us in the comments some sample sentences you’ve been able to make with these newly learned time expressions?

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Daebisa Temple – 대비사 (Cheongdo, Gyeongsangbuk-do)

Wed, 2022-06-01 23:46
The Historic Daeung-jeon Hall at Daebisa Temple in Cheongdo, Gyeongsangbuk-do. Temple History

Daebisa Temple is located in Cheongdo, Gyeongsangbuk-do. Daebisa Temple was first founded in 566 A.D. by the monk Sinseung. Originally, the temple was known as Sojakgapsa Temple. Later, the temple was expanded by the monk Wongwang-guksa (558-638 A.D.) in 600 A.D. It was at this time that the temple was renamed Daebigapsa Temple. As for the name change, it’s slightly unclear as to how it got its name. One theory is that the temple got its name from a Silla Kingdom (57 B.C. – 935 A.D.) queen. Supposedly the temple is named after this queen that stayed at the temple for an extended period of time.

Originally, Daebisa Temple was located more westerly in Bakgok-ri in Cheongdo. However, the temple was relocated to its current location during the Goryeo Dynasty (918-1392). Daebisa Temple is also located to the west of Unmunsa Temple and divided by a mountain ridge. This mountain ridge is a part of Mt. Unmunsan (1,188 m). Additionally, Daebisa Temple used to have two associated hermitages. However, Dosolam Hermitage and Okryeonam Hermitage are no longer in existence and Daebisa Temple is a much smaller temple than it once was.

Daebisa Temple is home to two Korean Treasures. The first is Korean Treasure #834, which is the Daeung-jeon Hall. And the other Korean Treasure is Korean Treasure #1957, which is The Assembly on Vulture Peak (Yeongsan Hoesangdo) of Daebisa Temple in Cheongdo.

Temple Layout

You first approach Daebisa Temple down a long and winding country road for about five kilometres. Nearing the end of the road, you’ll pass by the beautiful Daebi Reservoir. Finally nearing the outskirts of the temple grounds, you’ll find that the temple is surrounded by traditional tile fences. Climbing up the first set of uneven stairs, you’ll finally be welcomed by the first set of temple buildings at Daebisa Temple. To the right is the kitchen and to the left are the monks’ dorms.

Continuing to the left, the expansive temple courtyard finally becomes visible. The central building in the temple courtyard is the diminutive Daeung-jeon Hall, which also just so happens to be a Korean Treasure. Writing inside the hall indicates that it was repaired in 1685, so it’s presumed to have been built around the 16th century. The exterior walls are largely unadorned; however, in places, you can still see the fading remnants of the colourful dancheong. And out in front of the Daeung-jeon Hall, you’ll find a newly built, and rather broad, three-story stone pagoda that’s fronted by a pair of seokdeung (stone lanterns).

Stepping inside the Daeung-jeon Hall, you’ll find a triad of statues resting on the main altar. This triad is centred by Seokgamoni-bul (The Historical Buddha). This central image is joined on either side by Gwanseeum-bosal (The Bodhisattva of Compassion) and Jijang-bosal (The Bodhisattva of the Afterlife). Backing the main altar triad is a replica of The Assembly on Vulture Peak (Yeongsan Hoesangdo) of Daebisa Temple in Cheongdo. The original Korean Treasure, Korean Treasure #1957, was first painted in 1696. However, the painting was stolen from the temple on December 24th, 1988. It was finally recovered in August, 2014. Overall, the painting is in good condition. It’s believed to have been first painted to be used to hang on the wall behind the main altar inside the Daeung-jeon Hall at Daebisa Temple. From a piece of writing on the painting, it was learned that The Assembly on Vulture Peak (Yeongsan Hoesangdo) of Daebisa Temple in Cheongdo was created by four monks. They were Haeung, Uigyun, Hoseon, and Sangmyeong. Rounding out the rest of the interior of the Daeung-jeon Hall, and painted on the two pillars that support the backing wall of the main altar, are a pair of twisting dragons. The ceiling of the shrine hall are adorned with floral designs. And on the far left wall hangs a nice Shinjung Taenghwa (Guardian Mural).

Behind the Daeung-jeon Hall, and to the right, you’ll find the Samseong-gak Hall. The rugged set of stairs that lead up to the shaman shrine hall will bring you to a newer-looking Samseong-gak Hall. On the left exterior wall is a beautiful white crane mural. And on the right exterior wall is a painted image of a tiger. Stepping inside the Samseong-gak Hall, you’ll find a triad of shaman images. The painting in the centre is dedicated to Chilseong (The Seven Stars). And to the right is an image dedicated to Dokseong (The Lonely Saint), while to the left hangs an image dedicated to Sanshin (The Mountain Spirit). All three are expertly rendered and newer in composition.

To the far left of the Daeung-jeon Hall are another collection of temple buildings. These are off-limits to visitors. However, if you veer to your left and head down a trail, but before arriving at this sectioned off area, you’ll find a neighbouring stream. Over the bridge that’s adorned with stone Gwimyeon (Monster Masks), you’ll find a historic budowon. Here, there are numerous ancient stupas dedicated to monks that once called Daebisa Temple home. This is probably the greatest indication of just how old and important a temple Daebisa Temple once was. While smaller in size, the temple points to a much richer past. And backing this historic set of stupas is a newly sculpted stone relief dedicated to Seokgamoni-bul (The Historical Buddha).

How To Get There

Daebisa Temple is one of the trickier temples to get to in Korea. You first need to get to the Cheongdo Train Station. From the train station, you’ll need to make your way over to the Cheongdo Bus Station, which is conveniently located in front of the train station. At the bus station, you’ll need to catch the “Unmunsa haeng – 운문사 행” bus. You’ll then need to take this bus for an hour. You’ll then need to get off at Donggok in Geumcheon. Finally, you’ll either need to catch a local city bus to get to Daebisa Temple or you can take a taxi. Like I said, not the easiest temple to get to.

Overall Rating: 7/10

Daebisa Temple is one of the more remote temples that you’ll find in Korea. However, with some effort, you can find this beautiful temple. The main highlight, rather obviously, starts at the Daeung-jeon Hall. This historic main hall is beautiful both inside and out. Adding to the Daeung-jeon Hall is the newly built Samseong-gak Hall and its shaman murals, as well as the budowon with all of its historic stupas. The budowon at Daebisa Temple is one of the more impressive collections of historic stupas in Korea.

The Daebi Reservoir. The historic Daeung-jeon Hall at Daebisa Temple. While most of the dancheong has faded, there is still some of the dancheong that clings to the Daeung-jeon Hall. The Assembly on Vulture Peak” (Yeongsan Hoesangdo) of Daebisa Temple in Cheongdo. (Picture courtesy of the CHA). The pathway that leads up to the Samseong-gak Hall. The white crane painting on the left exterior wall of the Samseong-gak Hall. The Sanshin (Mountain Spirit) painting inside the Samseong-gak Hall. The view from the Samseong-gak Hall towards the Daeung-jeon Hall. The pathway and bridge that lead towards the budowon. The budowon with a backing stone relief of Seokgamoni-bul (The Historical Buddha). One of the stupas in the budowon. A closer look at the Seokgamoni-bul (Historical Buddha) stone relief. And the view that Seokgamoni-bul (The Historical Buddha) enjoys over the stupas and towards the main temple courtyard. —


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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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