On the Jan. 6th Friday, Lexis Busan, we toured Beomeosa Temple (범어사).
The temple is located on the Mt. Geumjeong (금정산), Busan, and is one of the very old Buddhist temples in South Korea. It is one of the two most popular temples in Busan with Haedong Yonggungsa Temple (해동용궁사).
By the Busan bus 90, we arrived the entrance.
Like most other Buddhist temples are, it’s mountainous. In the past since the Joseon Dynasty, Buddhism had been suppressed by the government that they had had to move onto mountains or forests. This is the reason why most famous Buddhist temples are in mountain in South Korea.
With fresh water, we can walk on.
Hababi (하마비). In the past, people used to ride on horses. Hama (하마, 下馬) means “down-horse”, which actually means “get off the horse”. People used to get off from their horse when they see this stone.
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