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Hapcheon Haeinsa Temple (해인사 (합천))

  • Hapcheon Haeinsa Temple (해인사 (합천))
  • Hapcheon Haeinsa Temple (해인사 (합천))
  • Hapcheon Haeinsa Temple (해인사 (합천))
  • Hapcheon Haeinsa Temple (해인사 (합천))
  • Hapcheon Haeinsa Temple (해인사 (합천))
  • Hapcheon Haeinsa Temple (해인사 (합천))
  • Hapcheon Haeinsa Temple (해인사 (합천))
  • Hapcheon Haeinsa Temple (해인사 (합천))
  • Hapcheon Haeinsa Temple (해인사 (합천))
  • Hapcheon Haeinsa Temple (해인사 (합천))
  • Hapcheon Haeinsa Temple (해인사 (합천))
  • Hapcheon Haeinsa Temple (해인사 (합천))
  • Hapcheon Haeinsa Temple (해인사 (합천))
  • Hapcheon Haeinsa Temple (해인사 (합천))
  • Hapcheon Haeinsa Temple (해인사 (합천))
  • Hapcheon Haeinsa Temple (해인사 (합천))
  • Hapcheon Haeinsa Temple (해인사 (합천))
  • Hapcheon Haeinsa Temple (해인사 (합천))
  • Hapcheon Haeinsa Temple (해인사 (합천))
  • Hapcheon Haeinsa Temple (해인사 (합천))
  • Hapcheon Haeinsa Temple (해인사 (합천))
  • Hapcheon Haeinsa Temple (해인사 (합천))
  • Hapcheon Haeinsa Temple (해인사 (합천))
  • Hapcheon Haeinsa Temple (해인사 (합천))
  • Hapcheon Haeinsa Temple (해인사 (합천))
  • Hapcheon Haeinsa Temple (해인사 (합천))
  • Hapcheon Haeinsa Temple (해인사 (합천))
  • Hapcheon Haeinsa Temple (해인사 (합천))
  • Hapcheon Haeinsa Temple (해인사 (합천))
  • Hapcheon Haeinsa Temple (해인사 (합천))
  • Hapcheon Haeinsa Temple (해인사 (합천))
  • Hapcheon Haeinsa Temple (해인사 (합천))
  • Hapcheon Haeinsa Temple (해인사 (합천))
  • Hapcheon Haeinsa Temple (해인사 (합천))
  • Hapcheon Haeinsa Temple (해인사 (합천))
  • Hapcheon Haeinsa Temple (해인사 (합천))
  • Hapcheon Haeinsa Temple (해인사 (합천))
  • Hapcheon Haeinsa Temple (해인사 (합천))
Address
122, Haeinsa-gil, Hapcheon-gun, Gyeongsangnam-do
경상남도 합천군 가야면 해인사길 122 (가야면)
Type
Temples/ Religious Sites
Inquiries
• 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330
(Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
• For more info: +82-55-934-3000,
+82-55-934-3140, +82-55-934-3110
Homepage
www.haeinsa.or.kr (Korean only)
www.templestay.com (Korean, English)
  • Information
    Introduction
    Haeinsa Temple is one of Korea's three largest temples, and was founded during the third year of King Ae-jang's reign (802) by two monks Suneung and Ijung. The name "Haein" originates from the expression "Haeinsammae of Hwaeomgyeong" (Buddhist scripture), which means truly enlightened world of Buddha and our naturally undefiled mind.

    Along with the Tripitaka Koreana (National Treasure No.32) and Janggyeongpanjeon (National Treasure No. 52), 15 more public treasures and some 200 private treasures are enshrined at Haeinsa Temple, which has been appointed as a universal cultural heritage since December, 1995 for its many cultural properties and historical remains. Iljumun, Daejeokgwangjeon and the Tripitaka Koreana are recognized as famous treasures. Iljumun Gate was the first gate that every sattva must pass to become a Buddha and considered as a representative work of ancient architecture. Daejeokgwangjeon, the grand sanctuary, and the three-story stone pagoda in the yard possess the majestic appearance of the one thousand-year-old temple. Since the 23rd year of Goryeo Dynasty (year 1236), it took 16 years to finish the Tripitaka Koreana, the most famous national treasure of Haeinsa Temple, which was made as a wish to overcome the national crisis caused by Mongolia Invasion. The printing blocks are 68 cm wide, 24.5 cm long, 3 cm thick with wood fixed at each end to maintain balance and lacquer was applied to prevent corrosion. Silver magnolias growing near the South Sea and Geojae area were cut down, soaked in sea water for several years and then dried to make these printing blocks. The blocks are a result of the king and his people's effort to repulse the Mongolian army with support from Buddha. The 81,340 blocks include 6,791 volumes.

    Current Status
    [Printing Woodblocks of the Tripitaka Koreana in Haeinsa Temple] National Treasure No. 32
    [Janggyeongpanjeon Depositories of Haeinsa Temple] National Treasure No. 52
    [Printing Woodblocks of Miscellaneous Buddhist Scriptures in Haeinsa Temple] National Treasure No. 206
    [Stone Standing Buddha of Haeinsa Temple] Treasure No. 264
    [Multi-story Stone Pagoda and Stone Lantern at Wondangam Hermitage of Haeinsa Temple] Treasure No. 518
    [Printing Woodblocks of Miscellaneous Buddhist Scriptures in Haeinsa Temple] Treasure No. 734
    [Dry-lacquered Seated Statue of Buddhist Monk Huirang at Haeinsa Temple] Treasure No. 999
    [Gilsangtap Pagoda of Haeinsa Temple] Treasure No. 1242
    [Bronze Bell of Haeinsa Temple] Treasure No. 1253
    [Buddhist Painting of Haeinsa Temple (The Vulture Peak Assembly)] Treasure No. 1273
    [Hongjeam Hermitage of Haeinsa Temple] Treasure No. 1300
    [Stupa of Buddhist Monk Samyeong and Stele at Hongjeam Hermitage of Haeinsa Temple] Treasure No. 1301
    [Buddhist Painting of Haeinsa Temple (The King of Sweet Dew)] Treasure No. 1697
    [Wooden Seated Vairocana Buddha and Excavated Relics in Beopbojeon Hall of Haeinsa Temple] Treasure No. 1777
    [Excavated Documents from the Wooden Seated Vairocana Buddha in Beopbojeon Hall of Haeinsa Temple] Treasure No. 1778
    [Wooden Seated Vairocana Buddha and Excavated Relics in Daejeokgwangjeon Hall of Haeinsa Temple] Treasure No. 1779
    [Excavated Documents from the Wooden Seated Vairocana Buddha in Daejeokgwangjeon Hall of Haeinsa Temple] Treasure No. 1780
    [Buddhist Paintings of Haeinsa Temple (Ksitigarbha Bodhisattva and Ten Underworld Kings)] Treasure No. 1799
    [Printing Woodblocks of Naejeon suham eumso (Explanation of the Pronunciation of Buddhist Scriptures), Volume 490, in Haeinsa Temple] Treasure No. 1806
    [Haeinsa Temple] Historic Site No. 504
    [Haeinsa Temple and Surroundings in Gayasan Mountain] Scenic Site No. 62
    [Needle Fir near Haksadae Pavilion of Haeinsa Temple] Natural Monument No. 541

    Operating Hours
    Summer Season: 08:30-18:00
    Winter Season: 08:30-17:00

    Parking Facilities
    Available

    Admission Fees
    Individuals - Adults 3,000 won / Teenagers 1,500 won / Children 700 won
    Groups - Adults 2,500 won / Teenagers 1,000 won / Children 500 won

    * Group: 30 people or more
    * Cash only
    * Inquiries: Haeinsa Temple Ticket Booth +82-55-934-3140

    Restrooms
    Available

    Parking Fees
    Small-sized cars: 2,000 won
    Mid-sized cars: 4,000 won
    Large vehicles: 6,000 won

    Pets
    Not permitted

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