DaeHeung-sa, a Buddhist Temple, is located on the mountainside that
is formed by the junction of two summits, Noseungbong and Karyunbong.
When you enter Taeungbojon over the bridge, Simjinkyo, you
spontaneously adjust yourself in a pious mind. The characters in
tablets of Taeungbojon and Mooryangsugak were written by Wonkyo, Lee
Kwangsa, who is a noted calligrapher in late Chosun, and Chusa, Kim
In there, the central figure is (Sakyamuni Buddha), which
represented the affectionate Buddhist statue in Chosun, and the
either side of him, there are Amitabha Buddha (western) and Buddha
(eastern, Buddha of healing).
If you rarefy Your worldly desires, You would be Buddha.
Chonbuljon (Hall of one
thousand Buddha), Yonghwagak, Bonghwangak
After crossing over the bridge, Simjinkyo, you encounter one
thousand Buddhas in Chonbuljon, which imply 'All living things are
originally the pure life of Buddha'.
This place is famous for one thousand Buddhist statues. One thousand
Buddhist statues with smile were made of gemstones of Kyongju 250
years ago. On the way carrying them from Kyongju, the ship met the
storm so it arrived in Japan. However, Japanese who held Buddhist
statues had a dream one day. In the dream, Buddhas appeared and said
to them, "We are going to DaeHeung-sa in Haenam (Southern coast of
Korea)." Japanese brought back them to DaeHeung-sa. You can find the
character "?", which means "Japan", on the bottom of the statues. rest is a tranquil walk where
your mind can be composed and cleansed of all worries.
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