Woljeongsa

Woljeong Temple
Woljeongsa is a head temple of the Jogye Order of Korean Buddhism, located on the eastern slopes of Odaesan in Pyeongchang County, Gangwon Province, South Korea.wikipedia
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Jogye Order

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Woljeongsa is a head temple of the Jogye Order of Korean Buddhism, located on the eastern slopes of Odaesan in Pyeongchang County, Gangwon Province, South Korea.
4. Woljeongsa: Jinbu-myeon, Pyeongchang County, central Gangwon-do.

Odaesan

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Woljeongsa is a head temple of the Jogye Order of Korean Buddhism, located on the eastern slopes of Odaesan in Pyeongchang County, Gangwon Province, South Korea.
Buddhist temple Woljeongsa of the Jogye Order of Korean Buddhism is located on the eastern slopes of Odaesan.

National Treasure (South Korea)

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Woljeonsa'a Octagonal Nine Storey Stone Pagoda is National Treasure number 48.
8) Octagonal nine storied pagoda of Woljeongsa, Pyeongchang County

Jajang

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Woljeongsa was founded in 643 by the Silla monk Jajang.
Woljeongsa in 643

Pyeongchang County

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Woljeongsa is a head temple of the Jogye Order of Korean Buddhism, located on the eastern slopes of Odaesan in Pyeongchang County, Gangwon Province, South Korea.
It is home to several Buddhist temples, including Woljeongsa.

Gangwon Province, South Korea

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Woljeongsa is a head temple of the Jogye Order of Korean Buddhism, located on the eastern slopes of Odaesan in Pyeongchang County, Gangwon Province, South Korea.
Because of Gangwon Province's landscape, old and famous Buddhist temples have survived, like Woljeongsa and Oseam.

Korean Buddhism

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Woljeongsa is a head temple of the Jogye Order of Korean Buddhism, located on the eastern slopes of Odaesan in Pyeongchang County, Gangwon Province, South Korea.

South Korea

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Woljeongsa is a head temple of the Jogye Order of Korean Buddhism, located on the eastern slopes of Odaesan in Pyeongchang County, Gangwon Province, South Korea.

Gautama Buddha

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In the Main Hall there is a statue of Gautama Buddha, but the more important statue is of an unusual Bodhisattva, 1.8 meters high, probably Medicine Buddha.

Bhaisajyaguru

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In the Main Hall there is a statue of Gautama Buddha, but the more important statue is of an unusual Bodhisattva, 1.8 meters high, probably Medicine Buddha.

Pagoda

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Woljeonsa'a Octagonal Nine Storey Stone Pagoda, called the Sari-pagoda (relic pagoda) believed to have been constructed in the 10th century, is a multi-angled stone pagoda standing 15.2 meters/50 foot high and is representative of the multi-storied pagodas popular during the Goryo Period, especially in the northern regions of Korea.

Goryeo

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Woljeonsa'a Octagonal Nine Storey Stone Pagoda, called the Sari-pagoda (relic pagoda) believed to have been constructed in the 10th century, is a multi-angled stone pagoda standing 15.2 meters/50 foot high and is representative of the multi-storied pagodas popular during the Goryo Period, especially in the northern regions of Korea.

Nelumbo nucifera

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A flat stone base has been laid over the original base and is carved with lotus flowers and other images.

Korean architecture

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Korean architecture

Korean Buddhist temples

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Korean Buddhist temples

Queen Seondeok of Silla

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Bunhwangsa, Oseam, Sangwonsa, Yeongmyosa, Tongdosa, Woljeongsa, Baekdamsa, and Magoksa were also built during her reign.

Hanam Jungwon

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(This would have been on his path to the Diamond Mountains.) As he was a very well known teacher, it seems likely that the monks at the nearby large temple, Woljeong Temple, had asked him to stay and teach.