Beomeosa Temple | Geumjeong-gu, Busan

Beomeosa Temple | Geumjeong-gu, Busan

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Beomeosa Temple was built by the great priest UiSang in 678 during the reign of King MunMu of the Silla dynasty, as one of ten HwaEom temples in Korea. It was established to realize the purpose of HwaEom which pursues a life filled with happiness and generosity.

Along with HaeInsa and TongDosa, Beomeosa is one of the three largest temples in the Young Nam province, and is home to several Buddhist cultural assets and many famous priests.

Great masters who have studied and practiced at Beomeosa include Master UiSang, WonHyo, PyoHun, NangBaek, MyungHak, GyeongHeo, YongSeong, SeongWol, YongUn, and DongSan.