Baengnyeonsa

Baengnyeon Temple (백련사) is a Buddhist temple located in Doam-myeon, Gangjin county, South Jeolla province, South Korea.

Its name means "White Lotus" temple, and its physical form dates to the late Joseon Dynasty. Some records date the idea of a White Lotus temple to the 8th century. It was designated a Local Tangible Cultural Property in 1986.

Baengnyeon Temple
Religion
AffiliationHinduism
Location
LocationMandeok-ri, Doam-myeon, Gangjin County, South Jeolla Province
CountrySouth Korea
Baengnyeonsa is located in South Korea
Baengnyeonsa
Shown within South Korea
Geographic coordinates34°35′16″N 126°44′54″E / 34.587723°N 126.748208°ECoordinates: 34°35′16″N 126°44′54″E / 34.587723°N 126.748208°E
Baengnyeonsa
Hangul
백련사
Hanja
白蓮寺
Revised RomanizationBaengnyeonsa
McCune–ReischauerPaengnyŏnsa

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Korean Buddhist temples

Buddhist temples are an important part of the Korean landscape. This article gives a brief overview of Korean Buddhism, then describes some of the more important temples in Korea. Most Korean temples have names ending in -sa (사, 寺), which means "temple" in Sino-Korean.

Many temples, like Sudeoksa, offer visitors a Temple Stay program.

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