Buddha’s birthday is one of the biggest Buddhist celebrations in South Korea. Every year, Golgulsa welcomes visitors and templestay participants to join in our Buddha’s birthday celebrations.
This year, Buddha’s birthday is May 10th. Come and join us as we celebrate the birth of our Lord Buddha, and you will have the opportunity to get a glimpse into some of the special Buddhist traditions associated with this great day.
We will celebrate with a special Sunmudo demonstration, traditional Buddhist dances and “Pansori”, the famous ancient Korean music.
Here is our programming for Buddha’s birthday:
11:00 am Special Buddhist service and ceremony
12:00 noon Buddhist chanting with bowing
02:00 pm Sunmudo demonstration & Buddhist cultural performances
07:00 pm Lanterns lighting & temple parade
If you would like to make a reservation, go here.