"Haeinsa or Haein Temple" Daegu by Tongdosa

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Gayasan Haein Temple

Haeinsa is one of the 3 main Buddhist Temples in Korea. It's located in the Gaya National Forest far from any large city. This temple is where the Tripitaka Koreana are kept. The Tripitaka is National Treasure #32 and a UNESCO site. There are 81,350 woodblocks carving with Buddha's teachings. The temple is dated to over 1,200 years old. There are about 14 other small Hermitages connected to the main temple.

The address is Chiin-ri 10, Gaya-myeon, Hapcheon-gun, Gyeongsangnam-do, ROK.
Telephone (055)934-3000 Fax (055)934-3010
Haeinsa-Prayer, Buddhist Service, Buddhist Ceremony, Temple Stay (055) 934-3105
website: www.haeinsa.or.kr

  • Last visit to Daegu: Dec 2010
  • Intro Updated Dec 27, 2010
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