• Gyeongsangbuk-do

    Buseoksa Temple – 부석사 (Yeongju, Gyeongsangbuk-do)

    This posts contains affiliate links. I receive a percentage of sales, if you purchase the item after clicking on an advertising link at no expense to you. This will help keep the website running. Thanks, as always, for your support! Temple History Buseoksa Temple, which means “Floating Rock Temple,” in English, is located in Yeongju, Gyeongsangbuk-do. The temple was first established by the famed monk, Uisang-daesa (625-702 A.D.), under the royal decree of King Munmu of Silla (r.661-681 A.D.), in 676 A.D. Upon his return from Tang China, Uisang helped spread Buddhism throughout the Korean peninsula. In fact, he used Buseoksa Temple as a base to help spread the message…